Over 3 weekends in October 1998, Bay Colony Railroad ran extra
"fall foliage" trips. These trips were scheduled far in advance by
"Great Train Escapes." This company runs bus tours all over North America which connect with scenic rail tours This company had reserved
the trains with the now defunct Cape Cod Railroad, a sister of the Bay
Colony, which is why Bay Colony ran them with the ex. CCR Dinner Train
consist. Below are a few photos of the extra train.
Here is Bay Colony 1702 leading three ex. CCR dinner train cars at Whareham
Station, awaiting departure time.
Here are two shots of the train crossing the Cohasset
Narrows bridge, in Buzzard's Bay.
Here's the 1702 and the same train passing through a cranberry bog
in East Sandwich.
The 1702 leads the train on its return trip, seen here at Canal Junction.
Here's a sight that only occurs a few times daily, the
bridge over the Cape Cod Canal in the lowered position.
This view was taken from the Cape side, just after the
Bay Colony extra crossed on the return trip.
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