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Mass Central RR

A few photos of the Mass Central, dating mostly from the 1980's. It's interesting to follow #2100 through some changes, both externally and internally.

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#2100, 401

Ware MA

11 Oct 1981

997
NW-5 # 2100

EMD #3615, Blt 1/47

Ware MA

26 Jan 1988

998
#401, 44 Ton, Serial # 60034, was built by Whitcomb in October 1940 for the US Army and originally was number 7224.

Ware MA

26 Jan 1988

999
#'s 2100 and 401

Ware MA

26 Jan 1988

1023
GP-9 #7015

EMD #20719, Blt 10/55

ex-PRR,PC,CR

Palmer, MA

18 Mar 1988

1041
CF-7 #2443

EMD # #17434, Blt 12/52

Rebuilt 8/77

Palmer, MA

18 Mar 1988

1042
In 1988, #2100 underwent a major rebuild. Here is her long hood at the Palmer yard.

10 Jun 1988

1043
#2100's prime mover during the 1988 rebuild.

10 Jun 1988

1062
Here's #2100 all back together again.

Palmer MA

13 Jan 1989

1115
M&D #21 on the Mass Central

Ware MA

6 Jun 1990

1116
CF-7 #2069

EMD #17643, Blt 12/52

Rebuilt 5/74

Slowing to flag the crossing in Bondsville MA

6 Jun 1990

5474
#960-1729

GP-20 960: ex-Milw 960

GP-9 1729: ex- C&O 6199

Palmer MA

13 Oct 2006

5472
GP-20 #960: ex-Milw 960

Palmer MA

13 Oct 2006

5471
GP-9 #1729: ex- C&O 6199

Palmer MA

13 Oct 2006

7245
The years are beginning to show on GP-20 #960

Ware MA

28 Jan 2017

7246
This is the third MECR paint scheme for NW-5 # 2100

EMD #3615, Blt 1/47

Ware MA

28 Jan 2017