LOSA Returns - Dirty Dirt

Guilford Rail System changed its name to Pan Am Railways in 2006. Discussion relating to the current operations of the Boston & Maine, the Maine Central, and the Springfield Terminal railroads (as well as the Delaware & Hudson while it was under Guilford control until 1988). Official site can be found here: PANAMRAILWAYS.COM.

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Re: LOSA Returns - Dirty Dirt

Postby GP40MC1118 » Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:12 am

Nope, they are definitely for dirt loading. Whether its coming from the casino project is
up to conjecture.

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Re: LOSA Returns - Dirty Dirt

Postby MEC407 » Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:28 am

When Cynthia Scarano and a manager from the T (whose name I can't remember) were at an Andover Town Council meeting recently, a couple of audience members questioned them about the "dirty dirt" and "the contaminated dirt," Ms. Scarano responded "it's not contaminated."

So I guess that makes it clean dirt? Or dirt that's no more dirty than any other dirt? Or perhaps it's depraved dirt?
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Re: LOSA Returns - Dirty Dirt

Postby GP40MC1118 » Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:06 pm

So its tarped now for no good reason at all? !

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Re: LOSA Returns - Dirty Dirt

Postby tomytuna » Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:06 am

heard rumor that CSX taking over the dirt trains....cause PAR could not keep up with demand. Any ony know if true or not?
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Re: LOSA Returns - Dirty Dirt

Postby GP40MC1118 » Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:57 am

Nope...the dirt at Beacon Park comes from elsewhere. No more dirt from Everett.

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Re: LOSA Returns - Dirty Dirt

Postby StefanW » Thu Mar 30, 2017 10:05 am

GP40MC1118 wrote:Nope...the dirt at Beacon Park comes from elsewhere. No more dirt from Everett.


Indeed - looks like that's it for the trains from the casino site. The tracks have been covered with dirt / fill for perhaps 25 yards on each side of the old Monsanto crossing. All the track appears to still be in place - just buried in that section - and the switch & frog are still there off the Chelsea market siding.
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Re: LOSA Returns - Dirty Dirt

Postby BostonUrbEx » Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:32 pm

Google Maps updated its imagery today and for anyone who's interested, you can see the Wynn Casino siding as it was sometime pre-spring bloom. From what I hear, the entire siding is still present and was completely buried rather than removed.
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