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HO model of east portal of Hoosac Tunnel with test bore hole at left. Heritage State Park Museum, North Adams, Mass., June 25, 2016.  Photo taken and submitted by Mal Sockol.

HO model of east portal of Hoosac Tunnel with test bore hole at left. Heritage State Park Museum, North Adams, Mass., June 25, 2016.  Photo taken and submitted by Mal Sockol.

HO Model of west portal of Hoosac Tunnel. Heritage State Park Museum, North Adams, Mass., June 25, 2016.  Photo taken and submitted by Mal Sockol.

HO Model of west portal of Hoosac Tunnel. Heritage State Park Museum, North Adams, Mass., June 25, 2016.  Photo taken and submitted by Mal Sockol.

Three of the 2,000 XM-1 boxcars built for the B&M in 1929-1930.  The two types of roofs used are shown: the raised outside rib roof and the flat inside carline roof.  All the cars in the photo were built from kits by Edward J. Ozog. Photographed and submitted by Mr. Ozog. Photo 799

Three of the 2,000 XM-1 boxcars built for the B&M in 1929-1930.  The two types of roofs used are shown: the raised outside rib roof and the flat inside carline roof.  All the cars in the photo were built from kits by Edward J. Ozog. Photographed and submitted by Mr. Ozog. Photo 799

Two of the 2,000 cars built to the ARA design in 1929-1930.  The first car is the single sheathed car followed by one of the 25 steel cars which were near duplicates.  Both have the original reverse Creco door.  Built by Edward J. Ozog from F&C and Red Caboose kits. Photographed and submitted by Mr. Ozog. Photo 798

Two of the 2,000 cars built to the ARA design in 1929-1930.  The first car is the single sheathed car followed by one of the 25 steel cars which were near duplicates.  Both have the original reverse Creco door.  Built by Edward J. Ozog from F&C and Red Caboose kits. Photographed and submitted by Mr. Ozog. Photo 798

71954 is one of 25 steel cars that were part of the 2,000 ARA design cars built in 1929-1930.  The others were single sheathed in wood.  The car is similar to the Pennsylvania's X-29 Class.  All 2,000 cars had the reverse Creco door but most were replaced with Youngstown type doors.  Built by Edward J. Ozog from a Red Caboose kit. Photographed and submitted by Mr. Ozog. Photo 797

71954 is one of 25 steel cars that were part of the 2,000 ARA design cars built in 1929-1930.  The others were single sheathed in wood.  The car is similar to the Pennsylvania's X-29 Class.  All 2,000 cars had the reverse Creco door but most were replaced with Youngstown type doors.  Built by Edward J. Ozog from a Red Caboose kit. Photographed and submitted by Mr. Ozog. Photo 797

71870 is one of 2000 boxcars built for the B&M in 1929-1930 using an ARA design (American Railroad Association).  All but 25 were single sheathed cars.  Built by Edward J. Ozog from an F&C kit. Photographed and submitted by Mr. Ozog. Photo 796

71870 is one of 2000 boxcars built for the B&M in 1929-1930 using an ARA design (American Railroad Association).  All but 25 were single sheathed cars.  Built by Edward J. Ozog from an F&C kit. Photographed and submitted by Mr. Ozog. Photo 796

70213 is one of 500 double sheathed boxcars built for the B&M using a USRA design (the United States Railroad Administration of WWI).  Built by Edward J. Ozog from an F&C kit. Photographed and submitted by Mr. Ozog. Photo 795

70213 is one of 500 double sheathed boxcars built for the B&M using a USRA design (the United States Railroad Administration of WWI).  Built by Edward J. Ozog from an F&C kit. Photographed and submitted by Mr. Ozog. Photo 795

27510 is one of 15 stock cars converted from single sheathed B&M boxcars in 1945.  Built by Edward J. Ozog from an F&C kit. Photographed and submitted by Mr. Ozog. Photo 794

27510 is one of 15 stock cars converted from single sheathed B&M boxcars in 1945.  Built by Edward J. Ozog from an F&C kit. Photographed and submitted by Mr. Ozog. Photo 794

In 1945, the B&M converted 15 of its single sheathed boxcars into stock cars.  Standing behind 27510 is one of the type of cars converted by removing side boards.  Both built by Edward J. Ozog from F&C Kits. Photographed and submitted by Mr. Ozog. Photo 793

In 1945, the B&M converted 15 of its single sheathed boxcars into stock cars.  Standing behind 27510 is one of the type of cars converted by removing side boards.  Both built by Edward J. Ozog from F&C Kits. Photographed and submitted by Mr. Ozog. Photo 793

Lee Turner nicely weathered this Sunset/Third Rail brass model of an O-Scale 2-8-4. Known as “Limas” on the B&M from the name of their manufacturer, 2-8-4s were called “Berkshires” on the Boston and Albany and just about everywhere else. Photo taken and submitted by Lee Turner. Submitted Oct. 8, 2015. Photo 747

Lee Turner nicely weathered this Sunset/Third Rail brass model of an O-Scale 2-8-4. Known as “Limas” on the B&M from the name of their manufacturer, 2-8-4s were called “Berkshires” on the Boston and Albany and just about everywhere else. Photo taken and submitted by Lee Turner. Submitted Oct. 8, 2015. Photo 747

Model of B&M No. 627 (0-8-0) Class H working the north end of the White River Junction yard while CV 2-10-4 No. 703 heads towards the nearby Central Vermont yard. No. 627 - Proto 2000, re-detailed and renumbered. No. 703 - Pacific Fast Mail. Submitted by Bernie Brown, Nov. 7, 2014. Boston & Maine Railroad Historical Society Archives digital image. Photo 433

Model of B&M No. 627 (0-8-0) Class H working the north end of the White River Junction yard while CV 2-10-4 No. 703 heads towards the nearby Central Vermont yard. No. 627 - Proto 2000, re-detailed and renumbered. No. 703 - Pacific Fast Mail. Submitted by Bernie Brown, Nov. 7, 2014. Boston & Maine Railroad Historical Society Archives digital image. Photo 433

Model. B&M No. 1482 (2-6-0) Class B heads east towards Concord as it passes Claremont station.  2-6-0 – Overland. Photo effects - GIMP editor. Submitted by Bernie Brown, Aug. 19, 2014. Boston & Maine Railroad Historical Society Archives digital image. Photo 432

Model. B&M No. 1482 (2-6-0) Class B heads east towards Concord as it passes Claremont station.  2-6-0 – Overland. Photo effects - GIMP editor. Submitted by Bernie Brown, Aug. 19, 2014. Boston & Maine Railroad Historical Society Archives digital image. Photo 432

A Life-Like model of the BL-2. Submitted by Edward Ozog, Aug. 16, 2014. Boston & Maine Railroad Historical Society Archives digital image. Photo 431

A Life-Like model of the BL-2. Submitted by Edward Ozog, Aug. 16, 2014. Boston & Maine Railroad Historical Society Archives digital image. Photo 431

Model of B&M No. 4109 “The Bumble Bee,” (4-8-2) Class R-1. Robert F. Wilner photo. Digital image made from photograph in Boston & Maine Railroad Historical Society Archives. Copyright Boston & Maine Railroad Historical Society, Inc. Photo 424

Model of B&M No. 4109 “The Bumble Bee,” (4-8-2) Class R-1. Robert F. Wilner photo. Digital image made from photograph in Boston & Maine Railroad Historical Society Archives. Copyright Boston & Maine Railroad Historical Society, Inc. Photo 424

B&MRRHS Archives Committee members Alan LePain, left, and Jimi Smith pose with Jimi’s model of the Lincoln, Mass. crossing tower at a meeting of the Archives Committee at the B&MRRHS Archives, 40 French St. in Lowell, Mass., March 29, 2014. Alan, a master draftsman, created the plans for the tower, expertly executed by Jimi. Photo 429

B&MRRHS Archives Committee members Alan LePain, left, and Jimi Smith pose with Jimi’s model of the Lincoln, Mass. crossing tower at a meeting of the Archives Committee at the B&MRRHS Archives, 40 French St. in Lowell, Mass., March 29, 2014. Alan, a master draftsman, created the plans for the tower, expertly executed by Jimi. Photo 429