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By Bruce D. Heald Ph.D.

The Boston & Maine Railroad has lengthy captured the hearts of rail lovers, and its locomotives are versions of the majesty, energy, and romance of yankee rail. The Boston & Maine was once a railroad dynasty operating via Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine, and lots of nonetheless bear in mind listening to the whistle blow as a Boston & Maine locomotive spewing smoke and steam pulled into the station.

Boston & Maine Locomotives, the 3rd quantity in Arcadia's trio documenting the Boston & Maine Railroad, is a background of the locomotives that powered New England's such a lot dominant line. the 10 Wheelers, the Mastodons, the Pacifics, and the opposite sessions of locomotive are obvious right here as they pull passengers and freight in the course of the Northeast. The Boston & Maine used to be one of many final railroads within the quarter to proceed naming its locomotives, and people engines, from nineteenth-century steam to twentieth-century diesel, are recorded right here. The Portland, the Newburyport, the overall Sherman, and extra experience New England's rails once more in Boston & Maine Locomotives.

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