RailPictures.Net Photo: MBTA 5138 Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) trolley snowplow at Brookline, Massachusetts by Tom Nelligan
 
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Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) (more..)
trolley snowplow (more..)
Beacon Street (more..)
Brookline, Massachusetts, USA (more..)
February 07, 1969
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MBTA 5138 (more..)
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Tom Nelligan (more..)
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Sometimes you have to get out and dig! MBTA trolley snowplow 5138 and its crew work to clear the Beacon Street line (now the MBTA C Line) in Brookline, MA, during a February 1969 blizzard that deposited two feet of snow. One of the crew has brought his own camera to record the action. Plow 5138, built in 1908 as a city car for the Boston Elevated Railway and later converted, was already 61 years old. This ancient machine is now at the Seashore Trolley Museum in Maine.
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