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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Postby BostonUrbEx » Thu May 10, 2018 10:04 pm

The 1701 is trapped in her nest! :P
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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Postby GP40MC1118 » Thu May 10, 2018 11:52 pm

As Captain Kurtz said in "Apocalypse Now" - The horror, the horror!

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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Postby craven » Sun May 13, 2018 12:02 pm

Update 13 May 2018

The line is clear of all cars.

The 1701 in her nest looking for work!
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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Postby craven » Sat May 26, 2018 7:02 pm

Update 26 May 2018

The line is clear of all cars.

The 1701 in her nest looking for work!

Island Road has been recently re-graded...A GOOD sign!!

Hope to see some cars delivered next week !!
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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Postby GP40MC1118 » Tue May 29, 2018 12:10 pm

Rip Van 1701 might be awakening this week!

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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Postby GP40MC1118 » Wed May 30, 2018 5:59 pm

Looks like the 1701 may be dusting off the cobwebs tomorrow...

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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Postby craven » Wed May 30, 2018 6:53 pm

Thanks GP40MC1118,

I'll swing by Thursday ~11:00 when the CSX B731 goes on duty North from Walpole to Framingham to see if they have anything in tow.
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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Postby MaineCoonCat » Wed May 30, 2018 7:14 pm

Dumb Question Warning!

With all the downtime inbetween jobs, how much trouble is it getting the 1701 started?
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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Postby craven » Thu May 31, 2018 5:12 pm

Thursday, 5/31, ~ 11:45 AM, the CSX B731 backed the following (7) Cars down the Millis spur:

NAHX 93954
NAHX 93721
NAHX 93593
NAHX 93479
NAHX 320136
NAXH 93891
NAHX 94349

The Bay Colony Crew was watching this move, then fired up the 1701 to switch these to Island Road.


MaineCoonCat, Looked to be Easy Peasy, Lemon Squeezy to fire up the 1701. They had it up and running in a couple of minutes.
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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Postby SkiScorcher88 » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:56 am

Is Bay Colony still an active railroad? I haven't heard about them in years since Mass Coastal took over their lines on the Cape. Is 1701 still in service and running?
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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Postby craven » Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:41 am

Update 07 June 2018

NAHX 93954
NAHX 93721
NAHX 93593
NAHX 93479
NAHX 320136
NAXH 93891
NAHX 94349

On Island Road are empty, waiting to be moved to the Secondary switch.

The CSX B-731 ran north from Walpole ~ 11:00 this AM with nothing in tow.

Don't know if the 1701 is waiting for a delivery before she shoves the empties.
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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Postby connor4521 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:42 pm

Just was in Millis today and I went down Island Road. Looks like they moved those 7 cars and 2 new ones are there:

NAHX 320203
NAHX 93723

The previous cars that were there are now at Medfield Jct.
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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Postby craven » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:21 pm

Update 12 June 2018:

Nothing at the Secondary Spur.

The B731 ran south from Framingham to Walpole with nothing in tow.
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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Postby craven » Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:49 pm

Update: 14 June 2018

NAHX 320203 (Empty)
NAHX 93723 (Empty)

By the Secondary switch waiting to be picked up.
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Re: Bay Colony Millis Line

Postby craven » Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:52 pm

Update 17 June 2018

The line is clear of all cars.

The 1701 in her nest looking for work!
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