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East Cambridge, MA

Looking west at B&M's Piggyback and Container Terminal. This is period when a large portion of business consisted of steamship companies' containers.

Photographed by Bruce Nelson, April, 1974.
Added to the photo archive by Bruce Nelson, August 4, 2018.
Railroad: Boston & Maine.

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That looks like a lot of TOFC/COFC business - similar to what would be seen at Beacon Park across the Charles River. Did all this B&M intermodal traffic evaporate when western connection EL was absorbed into Conrail in mid-1976? Interesting photo!

Posted by John Barlow on 2018-08-05 04:18:05


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