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By:Adam T
Dates:4/16/2006 - 12/30/2008
Album Info:This album features photos from Pan Am's Connecticut operations. Based out of Plainville, Connecticut, train PL-1 works a variety of customers on a number of branches. The train runs from Plainville to East Deerfield, MA. once a week, most often on Saturdays, and returns south on Tuesday or Wednesday of the next week.
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MEC 352
Title:  MEC 352
Description:  MEC 352 idles quietly a few yards north of the Freight Street bridge in Waterbury, on train PL-1. Looks like they outlawed here.
Photo Date:  4/16/2006  Upload Date: 7/23/2007 4:48:05 PM
Location:  Waterbury, CT
Author:  Kathy Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 352(GP40)
Views:  622   Comments: 0
MEC 352
Title:  MEC 352
Description:  MEC 352 idles a few yards north of the Freight Street bridge in Waterbury, on train PL-1. Looks like they outlawed here.
Photo Date:  4/16/2006  Upload Date: 7/23/2007 4:52:08 PM
Location:  Waterbury, CT
Author:  Kathy Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 352(GP40)
Views:  506   Comments: 1
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  MEC 353 leads a 33 car PLED northbound in Berlin.
Photo Date:  8/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/30/2007 6:09:04 PM
Location:  Berlin, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  526   Comments: 0
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  MEC 353 shoves a five car PL-1 toward the Plainville yard, just after picking up four empty tank cars at AmeriGas. The flat car was acting as a spacer car, as the tank cars were loaded with gas before they went to AmeriGas, where they were unloaded.
Photo Date:  2/2/2007  Upload Date: 2/2/2007 5:32:28 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  451   Comments: 0
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  MEC 353 shoves a five car PL-1 toward the Plainville yard, just after picking up four tank cars at AmeriGas. The flat car was acting as a spacer car, as the tank cars were loaded with gas before they went to AmeriGas, where they were unloaded.
Photo Date:  2/2/2007  Upload Date: 2/2/2007 5:36:46 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  330   Comments: 0
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  MEC 353 shoves five cars toward the Plainville yard, on train PL-1. The train has just picked up four tank cars from AmeriGas. The flat car was acting as a spacer car, as the tank cars were loaded with gas before they went to AmeriGas, where they were unloaded.
Photo Date:  2/2/2007  Upload Date: 2/2/2007 5:42:06 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  328   Comments: 0
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  MEC 353 shoves a five car PL-1 back into the Plainville yard. The train has just picked up those four empty tank cars from AmeriGas.
Photo Date:  2/2/2007  Upload Date: 5/25/2007 1:26:31 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  384   Comments: 0
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  MEC 353 passes all sorts of different equipment as it shoves a five car PL-1 into the Plainville yard, just after switching AmeriGas on the Canal Line.
Photo Date:  2/2/2007  Upload Date: 5/25/2007 1:29:27 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  379   Comments: 0
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  MEC 353 shoves a five car PL-1 into the Plainville yard, just after switching AmeriGas on the Canal Line.
Photo Date:  2/2/2007  Upload Date: 5/25/2007 1:32:20 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  385   Comments: 0
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  MEC 353 does some switching in the Plainville yard, just after switching AmeriGas.
Photo Date:  2/2/2007  Upload Date: 5/30/2007 5:30:51 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  318   Comments: 0
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  As buildings loom in the background, MEC 353 prepares to cross Main Street in downtown New Britan.
Photo Date:  2/2/2007  Upload Date: 5/30/2007 5:38:21 PM
Location:  New Britain, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  428   Comments: 0
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  MEC 353 crosses Main Street in New Britan.
Photo Date:  2/2/2007  Upload Date: 5/30/2007 5:42:03 PM
Location:  New Britain, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  320   Comments: 0
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  MEC 353 has just crossed Main Street in New Britain, and it now continues its journey toward a siding where 2 MEC gondolas that are loaded with ties will be picked up.
Photo Date:  2/2/2007  Upload Date: 5/30/2007 5:47:00 PM
Location:  New Britain, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  395   Comments: 0
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  Train PL-1 picks up two gondola of ties from the Perma Treat siding at Whiting Street on a gloomy day.
Photo Date:  2/2/2007  Upload Date: 5/30/2007 5:50:15 PM
Location:  New Britain, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  378   Comments: 0
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  MEC 353 picks up 2 MEC gondolas from a siding in New Britain. The gondolas were loaded with ties.
Photo Date:  2/2/2007  Upload Date: 5/30/2007 5:53:21 PM
Location:  New Britain, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  239   Comments: 0
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  After picking up two MEC gondolas that were loaded with ties from a siding in New Britain, MEC 353 will now lead them back to the Plainville yard.
Photo Date:  2/2/2007  Upload Date: 5/30/2007 5:56:09 PM
Location:  New Britain, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  262   Comments: 0
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  MEC 353 leads 2 MEC gondolas toward the Plainville yard. The gondolas, which were loaded with ties, were picked up from a siding in New Britain.
Photo Date:  2/2/2007  Upload Date: 5/30/2007 5:59:00 PM
Location:  New Britain, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  222   Comments: 0
MEC 352
Title:  MEC 352
Description:  MEC 352 idles in the Plainville yard.
Photo Date:  4/6/2007  Upload Date: 6/1/2007 4:38:36 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 352(GP40)
Views:  342   Comments: 0
MEC 352
Title:  MEC 352
Description:  MEC 352 idles in the Plainville yard.
Photo Date:  4/6/2007  Upload Date: 6/1/2007 7:52:45 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 352(GP40)
Views:  328   Comments: 0
There Are Rails Under There
Title:  There Are Rails Under There
Description:  A track in Pan Am's Plainville Yard is completely smothered in weeds and other assorted objects.
Photo Date:  6/27/2007  Upload Date: 7/1/2007 9:58:00 AM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Views:  382   Comments: 0
MEC 350
Title:  MEC 350
Description:  MEC 350 shoves an NOKL centerbeam car into the siding at Forestville Lumber. Sorry that the photo isn't that great, there was that gate in the way.
Photo Date:  6/27/2007  Upload Date: 7/1/2007 9:47:56 AM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 350(GP40)
Views:  305   Comments: 0
MEC 352
Title:  MEC 352
Description:  MEC 352 approaches the Route 9 tunnel light engines on PL-1. The train is going to Berlin to pick up 19 cars that were brought south from East Deerfield earlier in the morning.
Photo Date:  7/13/2007  Upload Date: 7/16/2007 5:17:34 PM
Location:  New Britain, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 352(GP40)
Views:  379   Comments: 0
MEC 352
Title:  MEC 352
Description:  MEC 352, power for train PL-1, is picking up 19 cars that it brought down earlier in the day from East Deerfield.
Photo Date:  7/13/2007  Upload Date: 7/16/2007 5:33:40 PM
Location:  Berlin, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 352(GP40)
Views:  370   Comments: 0
MEC 352
Title:  MEC 352
Description:  MEC 352 backs on to the rest of its train just after dropping off some empty gondolas on a siding just to the right of the locomotive. The train, PL-1, will now go back to the Plainville yard and then the Firestone plant in Terryville.
Photo Date:  7/13/2007  Upload Date: 7/16/2007 7:40:24 PM
Location:  New Britain, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 352(GP40)
Views:  351   Comments: 0
MEC 352
Title:  MEC 352
Description:  MEC 352 approaches the driveway of the Price Right food store. The train, PL-1, is headed to Plainville after picking up 19 cars in Berlin that were dropped off earlier in the day.
Photo Date:  7/13/2007  Upload Date: 7/16/2007 7:47:25 PM
Location:  New Britain, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 352(GP40)
Views:  261   Comments: 0
The Waterbury Republican
Title:  The Waterbury Republican
Description:  Well it's nothing fancy, but this is where the Waterbury Republican unloads their box cars. The company is just yards north of Metro-North's Waturbury station.
Photo Date:  10/6/2007  Upload Date: 10/6/2007 6:20:09 PM
Location:  Waterbury, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Views:  270   Comments: 0
New Customer?
Title:  New Customer?
Description:  Here's a view of a possible new customer for either Pan Am or CSOR. That track in the foreground is new, and is most likely going to be the south leg of a wye. That other track comes off the one in the foreground, past what is obviously an unloading or loading dock.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/3/2008 6:40:10 PM
Location:  Berlin, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Views:  248   Comments: 0
MEC 351
Title:  MEC 351
Description:  Here's a look at MEC 351 through some shrubs, as it does some switching on in the Plainville Yard, on train PL-1.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/3/2008 6:58:28 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 351(GP40)
Views:  293   Comments: 0
MEC 351
Title:  MEC 351
Description:  MEC 351, the power for train PL-1, shoves 4 empty high-sided gondolas out of the Plainville Yard. The train will switch J.W. Green, a scrap company. That yellow thing to the left is some type of crane.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/3/2008 6:16:28 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 351(GP40)
Views:  238   Comments: 1
Forrestville Lumber Siding
Title:  Forrestville Lumber Siding
Description:  Here's a look at the Forestville Lumber siding.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/3/2008 7:10:53 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Views:  377   Comments: 0
MEC 351
Title:  MEC 351
Description:  MEC 351 leads train PL-1 toward Broad Street in Plainville. The train just exchanged 4 empties for 3 loads at J.W. Green.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/3/2008 6:23:15 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 351(GP40)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
One of Just a Few Left
Title:  One of Just a Few Left
Description:  The Pan Am diamond in Plainville is one of just a few diamonds left in Connecticut. It is here where the Canal Line (top left to bottom right) and Waterbury Branch (bottom left to top right) cross each other.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/3/2008 7:26:25 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Views:  299   Comments: 0
MEC 351
Title:  MEC 351
Description:  MEC 351 leads train PL-1 into the Plainville Yard after switching J.W. Green on the Canal Line.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/3/2008 7:29:54 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 351(GP40)
Views:  309   Comments: 0
MEC 351
Title:  MEC 351
Description:  MEC 351 bangs the Plainville Diamond on train PL-1. The train has just switched J.W. Green on the Canal Line.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/3/2008 7:32:51 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 351(GP40)
Views:  329   Comments: 0
MEC 351
Title:  MEC 351
Description:  MEC 351 leads train PL-1 into the Plainville Yard. The train has just switched J.W. Green on the Canal Line. After doing some switching in the yard, the train will make the weekly trek to East Deerfield, MA.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/3/2008 7:35:32 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 351(GP40)
Views:  259   Comments: 0
MEC 351
Title:  MEC 351
Description:  Dwarfed by a travel crane, MEC 351, the power for today's PL-1, does some switching in the Plainville Yard.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/5/2008 7:29:39 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 351(GP40)
Views:  322   Comments: 1
MEC 351
Title:  MEC 351
Description:  MEC 351, the power for today's PL-1, does some switching in the Plainville Yard.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/5/2008 7:32:47 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 351(GP40)
Views:  244   Comments: 0
MEC 351
Title:  MEC 351
Description:  MEC 351 crosses Route 72 and passes the Flea Market at the Crossing. The train is just leaving the Plainville Yard bound for East Deerfield, MA.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/9/2008 1:09:28 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 351(GP40)
Views:  310   Comments: 0
MEC 351
Title:  MEC 351
Description:  MEC 351 leads train PL-1 out of the Plainville Yard and across Route 72. The train is bound for East Deerfield, MA.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/9/2008 1:13:54 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 351(GP40)
Views:  290   Comments: 0
MEC 351
Title:  MEC 351
Description:  MEC 351 leads train PL-1 past the Columbus Plaza in New Britain. The train is bound for East Deerfield, MA.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/9/2008 12:55:43 PM
Location:  New Britain, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 351(GP40)
Views:  272   Comments: 0
MEC 351
Title:  MEC 351
Description:  MEC 351 leads train PL-1 past the Columbus Plaza in New Britain. The train is bound for East Deerfield, MA.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/9/2008 1:28:55 PM
Location:  New Britain, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 351(GP40)
Views:  296   Comments: 0
MEC 351
Title:  MEC 351
Description:  MEC 351 leads train PL-1 through New Britain. The train is bound for East Deerfield, MA.
Photo Date:  2/2/2008  Upload Date: 2/9/2008 1:32:46 PM
Location:  New Britain, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 351(GP40)
Views:  291   Comments: 0
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  MEC 353 sits in Pan Am's Plainville Yard. It is the power for train PL-1 this week.
Photo Date:  3/22/2008  Upload Date: 3/24/2008 5:57:04 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  310   Comments: 0
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  MEC 353 sits in Pan Am's Plainville Yard. It is the power for train PL-1 this week.
Photo Date:  3/22/2008  Upload Date: 3/24/2008 6:00:48 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  277   Comments: 0
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  MEC 353 sits in Pan Am's Plainville Yard. It is the power for PL-1 this week. The building to the left is National Steel.
Photo Date:  3/22/2008  Upload Date: 3/24/2008 6:29:48 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  291   Comments: 0
MEC 353
Title:  MEC 353
Description:  MEC 353 sits in the Plainville Yard. It is the power for train PL-1 this week.
Photo Date:  3/25/2008  Upload Date: 5/31/2008 3:14:52 PM
Location:  Plainville, CT
Author:  Kathy Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 353(GP40)
Views:  265   Comments: 0
MEC 352
Title:  MEC 352
Description:  MEC 352 leads train PL-1 towards the Amtrak Springfield Line in Berlin. The train is going to East Deerfield, MA.
Photo Date:  3/29/2008  Upload Date: 7/2/2008 10:30:33 AM
Location:  New Britain, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 352(GP40)
Views:  276   Comments: 0
MEC 352
Title:  MEC 352
Description:  MEC 352 leads train PL-1 through CSOR's Hartford Yard on Amtrak's Springfield Line. The train is going to East Deerfield, MA.
Photo Date:  3/29/2008  Upload Date: 7/2/2008 10:22:21 AM
Location:  Hartford, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 352(GP40)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
MEC 352
Title:  MEC 352
Description:  MEC 352, the power for today's PL-1, switches Perma Treat in New Britain.
Photo Date:  4/26/2008  Upload Date: 6/1/2008 2:03:49 PM
Location:  New Britain, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Locomotives:  MEC 352(GP40)
Views:  480   Comments: 0
A Pan Am High-Rail Truck
Title:  A Pan Am High-Rail Truck
Description:  A Pan Am Railways high-rail truck sits at the Waterbury Metro-North Station.
Photo Date:  5/3/2008  Upload Date: 5/31/2008 2:27:37 PM
Location:  Waterbury, CT
Author:  Adam Twombly
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Views:  1637   Comments: 0


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