Learn about the Athol Branch of the Boston and Albany Railroad, which once ran right through the four towns flooded by the Quabbin Reservoir.
More information can be found in J.R. Greene's two-volume series, Quabbin's Railroad: The Rabbit, available from the Boston Street Railway Association.
The Red Line's extension over the Old Colony Railroad's path to Quincy and Braintree is mentioned in this installment.
For more information, read Bradley Clarke's book, Red Line: Quincy to Boston, published by the Boston Street Railway Association in 1972.
A TransitFan report from Cleveland on that city's current transit operations, including a new "Silver Line", which is similar to Boston's line of the same name.
The final hours of the Orange Line's Washington Street Elevated are recounted in this exhibit, featuring quotes from the Boston Globe Magazine of that week in 1987.
In conjunction with the premiere episode of the TransitFan, an exhibit on the first train through the Tremont Street Subway in 1897!
For more information, check out O.R. Cummings and Bradley Clarke's book, Tremont Street Subway: A Century of Public Service, published by and available for purchase from the Boston Street Railway Association.
Tune in to the TransitFan for new editions of the BTeM Audio Exhibits, every Thursday at 11PM EST at TransitHistory.org