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By:Ron Chouinard
Dates:9/24/1984 - 9/22/2007
Album Info:Album covers the Amtrak Northeast Corridor from the Amtrak headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts to Old Saybrook, Connecticut. Carriers covered are Amtrak and where it applies, the Providence and Worcester Railroad. The MBTA is covered in its own album under MBTA ... Ron
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AMTK 14002
Title:  AMTK 14002
Description:  Amtrak red and black caboose scheme at the old New Haven Northrup Street yards in Providence. xPC 19001 xxPRR 477460. Alco RS3 105 in the photo
Photo Date:  5/14/1973  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 9:26:24 AM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  717   Comments: 1
AMTK 495
Title:  AMTK 495
Description:  Amtrak 495 at the state line. Coming around the 40 mph curve at the Boston Switch, the 495 and F40 will cross the Tin Bridge that spans the Blackstone River at the Massachusetts and Rhode Island state lines.
Photo Date:  9/14/1974  Upload Date: 7/10/2005 11:17:58 AM
Location:  Central Falls, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  AMTK 495(E8A)
Views:  875   Comments: 2
AMTK 208
Title:  AMTK 208
Description:  Here's an old friend! Been in the 208 many times. Someone brush painted the cab interior a Penn Central green. Later, the 208 would further suffer the indignity of having a roll-up garage door installed on its sides. There are now called Cabbage Cabs and a few other unsavory names.
Photo Date:  9/1/1975  Upload Date: 5/17/2005 9:35:44 AM
Location:  Attleboro, MA
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 208(F40PH)
Views:  848   Comments: 1
AMTK 228
Title:  AMTK 228
Description:  There's nothing more scarier than being in an F40 doing 80 mph in dense fog, fog so dense we couldn't see the nose! Amtrak's at the Branch Avenue bridge in Providence
Photo Date:  1/14/1977  Upload Date: 9/11/2005 10:23:28 AM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 228(F40PH)
Views:  506   Comments: 1
AMTK 138
Title:  AMTK 138
Description:  Amtrak 138 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard in Providence. Built as New Haven 529, then Penn Central 5536. Its now at the Naugatuck Railroad in Thomaston, Connecticut. Thanks to Mr Carl Weber for all the information on the Amtrak RS3's
Photo Date:  3/14/1977  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 1:31:09 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 138(RS3)
Views:  655   Comments: 0
AMTK 106
Title:  AMTK 106
Description:  Amtrak 106 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard in Providence. Built as New York Central 8263, then Penn Central 5263. Thanks to Mr Carl Weber for all the information on the Amtrak RS3's
Photo Date:  3/14/1977  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 1:32:02 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  AMTK 106(RS3)
Views:  820   Comments: 0
AMTK 139
Title:  AMTK 139
Description:  Amtrak 139 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard in Providence. Could be ex Penn Central 5561. Thanks to Mr Carl Weber for information on Amtrak RS3's
Photo Date:  3/14/1977  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 1:32:51 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 139(RS3)
Views:  547   Comments: 0
Boston Switch
Title:  Boston Switch
Description:  Obviously a New Haven tower with the typical New Haven semaphores guarding the tracks on the left which belong to the Providence and Worcester, and the tracks on the right belong to the Boston and Providence. The tracks on the right are now owned by Amtrak as its Northeast Corridor
Photo Date:  9/14/1977  Upload Date: 7/2/2005 10:02:14 AM
Location:  Central Falls, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
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Views:  547   Comments: 1
Boston Switch
Title:  Boston Switch
Description:  The 213 is west bound on the Amtrak (New Haven) Shoreline. The other tracks belong to the Providence and Worcester railroad. Boston Switch was closed in the late 40's
Photo Date:  9/14/1977  Upload Date: 3/28/2005 10:39:45 AM
Location:  Central Falls, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 213(F40PH)
Views:  992   Comments: 2
AMTK 107
Title:  AMTK 107
Description:  From a slide collection I have. Built by ALCO in 1952 for the New York Central as their 8282, then to Penn Central 5282. The 107's looking as good as any RS3 does in this photo. I don't know if this would be the same locomotive that carried the same number as a rebuilt RS3U
Photo Date:  8/14/1979  Upload Date: 7/24/2005 12:16:12 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 107(RS3)
Views:  572   Comments: 1
AMTK 117
Title:  AMTK 117
Description:  Amtrak 117 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard in Providence. Built as Pennsylvania 8441, then then Penn Central 5441. Thanks to Mr Carl Weber for all the information on the Amtrak RS3's
Photo Date:  10/14/1979  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 1:33:55 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 117(RS3)
Views:  411   Comments: 0
AMTK 106
Title:  AMTK 106
Description:  Amtrak 106 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard in Providence. Built as New York Central 8263, then Penn Central 5263. Thanks to Mr Carl Weber for all the information on the Amtrak RS3's
Photo Date:  10/14/1979  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 1:34:45 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  AMTK 117(RS3) AMTK 106(RS3)
Views:  649   Comments: 0
AMTK 105
Title:  AMTK 105
Description:  Amtrak 105 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard in Providence. Built as New York Central 8258, then Penn Central 5258. Thanks to Mr Carl Weber for all the information on the Amtrak RS3's
Photo Date:  11/14/1980  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 1:38:00 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 105(RS3)
Views:  443   Comments: 0
AMTK 140
Title:  AMTK 140
Description:  Amtrak RS3's 136 and 140 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard in Providence. The 136 is ex Penn Central 5530 nee New York Central 8291. The 140 is ex Penn Central 5562 nee Pennsylvania 8912 and was acquired by the RMNE as a parts source for their New Haven 529. Thanks to Mr Carl Weber on the roster help.
Photo Date:  11/14/1980  Upload Date: 7/27/2005 9:19:23 AM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 140(RS3) AMTK 136(RS3)
Views:  790   Comments: 0
Gaggle of Amtrak RS3's
Title:  Gaggle of Amtrak RS3's
Description:  You've died and you've gone to Alco heaven! I've seen 5 New Haven RS3's at Boston Switch getting a freight going. Awsome!
Photo Date:  11/14/1980  Upload Date: 7/26/2005 3:42:01 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
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Views:  269   Comments: 0
AMTK 128
Title:  AMTK 128
Description:  At the lower yard by Union Station - built as New York Central 8264, then Penn Central 5506 - thanks to Mr Carl Weber for locomotive information
Photo Date:  11/14/1980  Upload Date: 9/7/2005 5:31:15 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 128(RS3)
Views:  593   Comments: 0
AMTK 133
Title:  AMTK 133
Description:  Amtrak 133 and 103 with a work train by the old Farmers Market Building in Providence. The 133 is ex Penn Central 5518, nee New York Central 8277 and the 103 is ex Penn Central 8236, nee New York Central 8236. Thanks to Mr Carl Weber for the Amtrak RS3 information
Photo Date:  11/14/1980  Upload Date: 7/27/2005 10:37:53 AM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 133(RS3) AMTK 103(RS3)
Views:  1446   Comments: 0
AMTK 106
Title:  AMTK 106
Description:  Amtrak 106 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard in Providence. Built as New York Central 8263, then Penn Central 5263. Thanks to Mr Carl Weber for all the information on the Amtrak RS3's
Photo Date:  11/14/1980  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 1:35:45 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  AMTK 106(RS3)
Views:  842   Comments: 0
AMTK 104
Title:  AMTK 104
Description:  Amtrak 104 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard in Providence, Rhode Island. Built as New York Central 8246, then Penn Central 5246, sold to Amtrak. Under Amtrak the 104 would get a chop nose in a Dewitt rebuild including EMD 12 cylinder block. Sold to Connecticut Central as their 1201, acquired by Providence and Worcester when the Central was acquired. Sold to the Cape Cod Central as their 1201, scrapped Wareham, Massachusetts, September 2011
Photo Date:  11/14/1980  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 1:36:21 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 104(RS3)
Views:  714   Comments: 0
AMTK 105
Title:  AMTK 105
Description:  Amtrak 105 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard in Providence. Built as New York Central 8258, then Penn Central 5258. Thanks to Mr Carl Weber for all the information on the Amtrak RS3's
Photo Date:  11/14/1980  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 1:36:50 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 105(RS3)
Views:  355   Comments: 0
AMTK 104
Title:  AMTK 104
Description:  Amtrak 104 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard in Providence, Rhode Island. Built as New York Central 8246, then Penn Central 5246, sold to Amtrak. Under Amtrak the 104 would get a chop nose in a Dewitt rebuild including EMD 12 cylinder block. Sold to Connecticut Central as their 1201, acquired by Providence and Worcester when the Central was acquired. Sold to the Cape Cod Central as their 1201, scrapped Wareham, Massachusetts, September 2011
Photo Date:  11/14/1980  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 1:37:26 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 104(RS3)
Views:  482   Comments: 0
AMTK 212
Title:  AMTK 212
Description:  Classic Amtrak trains meet in Attleboro, Massachusetts. Not sure on the date, but the 212 is west bound and easily doing 110, getting ready to slow for the East Junction curve. The east bound almost at speed heading towards Boston
Photo Date:  8/14/1984  Upload Date: 9/3/2005 3:17:08 PM
Location:  Attleboro, MA
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  AMTK 212(F40PH)
Views:  542   Comments: 0
AMTK 203
Title:  AMTK 203
Description:  From a slide collection I have. Amtrak's 203 slipping under the new Smith Street bridge on the way to Union station
Photo Date:  9/24/1984  Upload Date: 10/16/2005 9:53:14 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
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Locomotives:  AMTK 203(F40PH)
Views:  581   Comments: 0
AMTK 315
Title:  AMTK 315
Description:  From a slide collection I have. Amtrak's 315 slipping by the old Rhode Island Registery of Motor Vehicles building on Smith Street bridge on the way to Union station
Photo Date:  9/24/1984  Upload Date: 10/16/2005 9:55:42 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 315(F40PHR)
Views:  444   Comments: 0
AMTK 140
Title:  AMTK 140
Description:  Seen in 1987, Amtrak RS3 140 at Deep River on the Valley Railroad. Acquired by the RMNE as a parts source for their New Haven RS3 No 529. The No 140, FEC steam locomotive is now in Colorado in need of heavy boiler repairs.
Photo Date:  7/7/1987  Upload Date: 7/27/2005 10:12:06 AM
Location:  Deep River, CT
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  AMTK 140(RS3)
Views:  1559   Comments: 0
Amtrak Alco RS3 117
Title:  Amtrak Alco RS3 117
Description:  Running light thru the Attleboro commuter rail station from Providence to Boston. The 117 is an ex Pennsylvania locomotive
Photo Date:  9/10/1990  Upload Date: 4/18/2005 3:32:20 PM
Location:  Attleboro, MA
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  AMTK 117(RS3)
Views:  678   Comments: 0
AMTK 260
Title:  AMTK 260
Description:  The 260 as the Cape Coder is crossing over at Attleboro on the Northeast Corridor. Its just come off the Conrail Middleboro trackage at Attleboro Tower.
Photo Date:  8/21/1991  Upload Date: 7/2/2005 10:24:28 AM
Location:  Attleboro, MA
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  AMTK 260(F40PHR)
Views:  525   Comments: 1
AMTK 209
Title:  AMTK 209
Description:  From a slide collection I have. The 209 leaving the old New Haven Union Station in Providence, Rhode Island in this September, 1978 photo
Photo Date:  9/14/1991  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 7:28:27 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 209(F40PH)
Views:  767   Comments: 1
Amtrak Jordan Spreader
Title:  Amtrak Jordan Spreader
Description:  From a slide collection I have. The Amtrak Jordan Spreader is seen at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard in Providence, Rhode Island in this August, 1984 photo
Photo Date:  9/14/1991  Upload Date: 7/26/2005 2:23:13 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
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Views:  294   Comments: 0
AMTK 202
Title:  AMTK 202
Description:  I've been in Amtrak F40's easily doing 100 mph thru here! Coming off the East Junction curve, the 202 is heading to Boston with a nice 10 car train - March 1988 the 202 received AC traction motors
Photo Date:  9/14/1991  Upload Date: 7/9/2005 9:30:07 AM
Location:  Attleboro, MA
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 202(F40PH)
Views:  3037   Comments: 2
AMTK 778
Title:  AMTK 778
Description:  In this 1978 slide from a collection I have, Amtrak EMD GP7 778 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard.
Photo Date:  9/15/1991  Upload Date: 10/14/2005 2:27:37 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 778(GP7)
Views:  375   Comments: 0
AMTK 772
Title:  AMTK 772
Description:  Amtrak 772 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard in Providence. Built as L&N 478. Thanks to Mr Carl Weber for all the information on the Amtrak Geep's
Photo Date:  9/15/1991  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 5:12:47 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 772(GP7)
Views:  311   Comments: 0
AMTK 772
Title:  AMTK 772
Description:  Amtrak 772 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard in Providence. Built as L&N 478. Thanks to Mr Carl Weber for all the information on the Amtrak Geep's
Photo Date:  9/15/1991  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 5:11:18 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 772(GP7)
Views:  367   Comments: 1
AMTK 769
Title:  AMTK 769
Description:  Amtrak 769 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard in Providence. Built as 1952 as C&NW 160. Thanks to Mr Carl Weber for all the information on the Amtrak Geep's
Photo Date:  9/15/1991  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 5:17:30 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 769(GP7)
Views:  973   Comments: 0
AMTK 769
Title:  AMTK 769
Description:  In this 1978 slide from a collection I have, Amtrak EMD GP7 769 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard.
Photo Date:  9/15/1991  Upload Date: 10/14/2005 2:29:31 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 769(GP7)
Views:  393   Comments: 0
AMTK 769
Title:  AMTK 769
Description:  In this 1978 slide from a collection I have, Amtrak EMD GP7 769 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard.
Photo Date:  9/15/1991  Upload Date: 10/14/2005 2:30:57 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 769(GP7)
Views:  301   Comments: 0
AMTK 771
Title:  AMTK 771
Description:  Amtrak 771 (L&N 432) and 772 (L&N 478) at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard in Providence. Thanks to Mr Carl Weber for all the information on the Amtrak Geep's
Photo Date:  9/15/1991  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 5:18:33 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 771(GP7) AMTK 772(GP7)
Views:  537   Comments: 0
AMTK 771
Title:  AMTK 771
Description:  Amtrak 771 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard in Providence. Built as L&N 432. Thanks to Mr Carl Weber for all the information on the Amtrak Geep's
Photo Date:  9/15/1991  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 5:36:12 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 771(GP7)
Views:  406   Comments: 0
AMTK 772
Title:  AMTK 772
Description:  Amtrak 772 at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard in Providence. Built as L&N 478. Thanks to Mr Carl Weber for all the information on the Amtrak Geep's
Photo Date:  9/15/1991  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 5:37:53 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 772(GP7)
Views:  350   Comments: 0
AMTK 771
Title:  AMTK 771
Description:  by the old lower yard at Union Station
Photo Date:  9/16/1991  Upload Date: 9/6/2005 6:11:47 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 771(GP7) AMTK 770(GP9)
Views:  639   Comments: 1
AMTK 781
Title:  AMTK 781
Description:  Amtrak GP9 Pumpkins 770 and 781 running thru the South Attleboro commuter rail station with a stone train from Providence to Boston. Amtrak 781, ex L&N 493, ex L&N 1703, nee NC&StL 703
Photo Date:  6/25/1992  Upload Date: 7/3/2005 7:02:23 PM
Location:  South Attleboro, MA
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 781(GP7) AMTK 770(GP9)
Views:  1004   Comments: 2
AMTK 485
Title:  AMTK 485
Description:  Well Boston is a bear to photograph since the electrification. Even with the MBTA cab car stopped, a photo is hard to get. An old New Haven FL9 alive and well in this photo with the new Amtrak Acela Service and Inspection building in the background
Photo Date:  7/14/2000  Upload Date: 7/24/2005 1:38:06 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  AMTK 485(FL9)
Views:  1070   Comments: 2
NREX 2163
Title:  NREX 2163
Description:  The next locomotive in line by the Amtrak Acela Service and Inspection building
Photo Date:  7/14/2000  Upload Date: 7/24/2005 1:39:56 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  NREX 2163(GP38AC)
Views:  497   Comments: 0
NREX 1432
Title:  NREX 1432
Description:  Seen at the Amtrak Acela Service and Inspection building in Boston. The 1432 is an ex IC SW14 1432
Photo Date:  7/14/2000  Upload Date: 7/24/2005 1:41:46 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  NREX 1432(SW14)
Views:  582   Comments: 0
Dead Acela's
Title:  Dead Acela's
Description:  Its sad! There's something like 22 million per train set sitting here for the last few months. There sitting here because there was a major issue with cracked brake rotors, so Amtrak took them all out of service. Looks like the graffiti boys have been working on these too! I did have the pleasure of riding the cab of one of these from Boston to Providence.
Photo Date:  6/25/2005  Upload Date: 7/2/2005 7:08:41 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  AMTK 2021(Acela Power Car) AMTK 2035(Acela Power Car)
Views:  704   Comments: 1
Rhode Island 3rd rail project
Title:  Rhode Island 3rd rail project
Description:  The old depot built by the New Haven at the Central Falls and Pawtucket city line. The track that's riped up will be the new Providence and Worcester main to Davisville, Rhode Island and the Seaview Railroad
Photo Date:  9/14/2005  Upload Date: 9/18/2005 5:49:24 PM
Location:  Pawtucket, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Views:  338   Comments: 0
The old Pawtucket, Central Falls depot
Title:  The old Pawtucket, Central Falls depot
Description:  From the Montgomery Street. This should be the REA Express office on the end
Photo Date:  9/19/2005  Upload Date: 9/26/2005 3:58:47 PM
Location:  Pawtucket, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Views:  159   Comments: 0
The old Pawtucket, Central Falls depot
Title:  The old Pawtucket, Central Falls depot
Description:  The brush has been recently cut.
Photo Date:  9/19/2005  Upload Date: 9/26/2005 4:00:25 PM
Location:  Pawtucket, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Views:  326   Comments: 0
Rhode Island 3rd rail project
Title:  Rhode Island 3rd rail project
Description:  From the corner of Broad and Barton Streets. Amtrak main line on the right, Providence and Worcester dug up main on the left
Photo Date:  9/19/2005  Upload Date: 9/26/2005 4:03:07 PM
Location:  Pawtucket, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Views:  444   Comments: 0
The old Pawtucket Depot
Title:  The old Pawtucket Depot
Description:  Interior of the old Pawtucket Depot from a post card around 1930 - marble and oak finish off the interior
Photo Date:  10/2/2005  Upload Date: 11/1/2005 5:22:01 PM
Location:  Pawtucket, RI
Author:  RailAfan
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Views:  282   Comments: 0


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