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Old Colony Street Railway built the first car barns here in 1901 to house the early street cars. In 1915, Bay State Railway bought the Old Colony line. Bay State Railway had the greatest street rail mileage of any company in the world at one time. They were in turn bought by Eastern Massachusetts Company in 1919 and then joined the MBTA in 1968.
A sad footnote today, a worker was killed in Quincy today when a leg of the "Goliath" gantry Crane gave way unexpectedly. The crane is being dismantled and moved to Romania for use in a shipyard there.
Some places south of Quincy are enjoying cherry blossoms while we are enjoying snow blossoms once again!
A late winter snowstorm named "Stella" is due to bear down on the Northeast Tuesday!
[click image to enlarge] After the Greek Revival period, Quincy followed the national trend of building a majority of its churches in the Go...
After today's snowfall, the sky took on a watercolor glow of pink, purple and blue. It was a winter wonderland once again.