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  1. BAY_END


    The end of the line for the Bay Colony in Newton wasn't far off when this photo was taken in the early 00's.
  2. Bay Colony

    Bay Colony

    A Bay Colony locomotive heads back to Millis through Needham after dropping cars of in Newton in the mid-2000s. Trains no longer travel this line, which once belonged to the New Haven. (From a scanned slide.)
  3. Bay Colony RS-1

    Bay Colony RS-1

    A Bay Colony RS-1 passes through Dover, Massachusetts sometime in the early 1990s on its way to Millis. The RS-1, the Bay Colony and trains in Dover are all memories now. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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