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By:Ron Chouinard
Dates:11/1/2005 - 11/8/2005
Album Info:This photo album contains photos from the Providence and Worcester's early years
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Providence and Worcester at the Rock
Title:  Providence and Worcester at the Rock
Description:  The Providence and Worcester train is at the location known as the "Rock" in the historic mill village of Ashton
Photo Date:  8/14/1973  Upload Date: 8/22/2005 5:10:35 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  RailAfan
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Views:  505   Comments: 1
PW 162
Title:  PW 162
Description:  In this 1974 photo, the 162's at Apex at Armistice Boulevard with a now defunct Atlantic Department Store on the corner
Photo Date:  10/14/1973  Upload Date: 10/14/2005 6:16:54 PM
Location:  Pawtucket, RI
Author:  RailAfan
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Locomotives:  PW 162(RS3)
Views:  624   Comments: 0
PW 162
Title:  PW 162
Description:  Seen on the Pawtucket Highway or East Providence Running track. From the looks of it there gonna switch Hasbro on the left.
Photo Date:  10/14/1973  Upload Date: 7/3/2005 12:38:30 PM
Location:  Pawtucket, RI
Author:  RailAfan
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Locomotives:  PW 162(RS3)
Views:  751   Comments: 0
PW 162
Title:  PW 162
Description:  In this April, 1974 slide. When the Providence and Worcester started, they leased 5 Alco Rs3's from the Delaware and Hudson. All painted in the handsome white, brown and orange. 162 is seen on the East Providence Running Track at American Wire, Pawtucket, Rhode Island. There's a box car at American Wire
Photo Date:  10/14/1973  Upload Date: 7/1/2005 6:31:27 PM
Location:  Pawtucket, RI
Author:  RailAfan
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Locomotives:  PW 162(RS3)
Views:  944   Comments: 0
PW 165
Title:  PW 165
Description:  From a slide collection I have. Unfortunately its a poor slide. Seen on the Wrentham Branch after the Providence and Worcester resumed operations. Boy to see 3 of these moving some freight!
Photo Date:  10/14/1973  Upload Date: 7/3/2005 9:42:35 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  RailAfan
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Locomotives:  PW 165(RS3)
Views:  679   Comments: 0
PW 165
Title:  PW 165
Description:  From a slide collection I have. Seen on the East Providence Running Track after the Providence and Worcester resumed operations. The white proved a bear to keep clean, but they were handsome and brought out the classic lines of the ALCO RS3
Photo Date:  10/14/1973  Upload Date: 7/3/2005 11:24:02 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  RailAfan
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Locomotives:  PW 165(RS3)
Views:  628   Comments: 0
PW 4094
Title:  PW 4094
Description:  Seen at the Rock! The Fiberglass Plant in the Ashton section of Cumberland
Photo Date:  10/15/1973  Upload Date: 7/3/2005 12:41:04 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 4094(RS3)
Views:  949   Comments: 0
PW 4094
Title:  PW 4094
Description:  When the Providence and Worcester started, they leased 5 Alco RS3's from the Delaware and Hudson. All painted in the handsome white, brown and orange. They needed a 6th and the 4094 was sent. It never did get painted in the P&W colors
Photo Date:  5/14/1974  Upload Date: 7/1/2005 6:33:10 PM
Location:  Pawtucket, RI
Author:  RailAfan
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Locomotives:  PW 4094(RS3)
Views:  1055   Comments: 0
PW 2001
Title:  PW 2001
Description:  From a slide collection I have. I'm gonna guess at May of 1975, with Providence and Worcester's 2001 crossing over, after running thru Union Station. Note that the plow was removed in this photo, but later re-attached
Photo Date:  5/14/1975  Upload Date: 1/18/2006 6:08:08 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
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Locomotives:  PW 2001(M420R)
Views:  1208   Comments: 0
PW 2004
Title:  PW 2004
Description:  From a slide collection I have. Looking as handsome as the M420's did with this scheme! With a bridge towards the back of the 2004, it looks like the slide was done at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard.
Photo Date:  7/21/1975  Upload Date: 7/23/2005 10:36:38 AM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
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Locomotives:  PW 2004(M420R)
Views:  742   Comments: 0
PW 1601
Title:  PW 1601
Description:  Built by Alco in 1951 for the Southern Railway and purchased by the Providence and Worcester in 1976. Painted with the Providence and Worcester red and brown, the 1601 was sold to the Lamoille Valley in 1982
Photo Date:  4/8/1977  Upload Date: 6/25/2005 5:45:02 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  RailAfan
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Locomotives:  PW 1601(RS3)
Views:  3151   Comments: 0
PW 1501
Title:  PW 1501
Description:  I understand the 1501 was bought for parts, but the 1501 still had some life left in her
Photo Date:  8/1/1977  Upload Date: 5/14/2005 5:50:55 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  RailAfan
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Locomotives:  PW 1501(RS2)
Views:  693   Comments: 0
PW 1501
Title:  PW 1501
Description:  The 1501 seen at the approach signal for the Boston Switch interlocking. Never repainted it was retired still in Maine Central green
Photo Date:  8/1/1977  Upload Date: 5/14/2005 5:53:01 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  RailAfan
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Locomotives:  PW 1501(RS2)
Views:  688   Comments: 0
PW 1501
Title:  PW 1501
Description:  Seen on the East Providence Branch, former Maine Central 553 built by Alco in 1949. Purchased by the Providence and Worcester for parts, but was used and renumbered 1501. Scrapped by 1982.
Photo Date:  8/1/1977  Upload Date: 5/15/2005 4:07:46 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  RailAfan
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Locomotives:  PW 1501(RS2)
Views:  743   Comments: 0
The Great Blizzard of 1978
Title:  The Great Blizzard of 1978
Description:  The great blizzard of 1978 when nothing moved on the railroad or for that matter on the streets. We was burried in snow for days. The 2004 is seen two days after the storm
Photo Date:  2/8/1978  Upload Date: 4/12/2005 5:35:41 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2004(M420R)
Views:  2166   Comments: 3
PW 2201
Title:  PW 2201
Description:  Well 2 thirds of these are off the railroad now. The Providence and Worcester only had 2 GE's in 1984. So the other is the 1801 on the left and a MLW M420 on the right. Their on the bridge that spans the Blackstone River between Central Falls and Cumberland.
Photo Date:  6/14/1984  Upload Date: 6/29/2005 3:59:06 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  RailAfan
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Locomotives:  PW 2201(B23-7)
Views:  412   Comments: 0
PW 2009
Title:  PW 2009
Description:  The 2009 would wear this as delivered scheme the shortest time. Seen with a passenger extra at the old New Haven Northup Avenue Yard.
Photo Date:  9/1/1984  Upload Date: 7/20/2005 7:00:48 PM
Location:  Providence, RI
Author:  RailAfan
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Locomotives:  PW 2009(GP38-2)
Views:  767   Comments: 0
PW 2004
Title:  PW 2004
Description:  The Providence and Worcester only had 2 GE's in 1984. The 1801 and 2201 seen with the 2004. Their on the bridge that spans the Blackstone River between Central Falls and Cumberland.
Photo Date:  9/14/1984  Upload Date: 6/30/2005 12:29:42 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  RailAfan
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Locomotives:  PW 2004(M420R)
Views:  371   Comments: 0
PW 2002
Title:  PW 2002
Description:  Fresh from the shops and seen at the NMRA Convention held in Boston that year
Photo Date:  7/22/1986  Upload Date: 4/13/2005 4:14:35 PM
Location:  Braintree, MA
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2002(M420R)
Views:  751   Comments: 0
PW 2010
Title:  PW 2010
Description:  On the Wrentham. The aluminum box for the Amtrak required cab signals
Photo Date:  5/20/1990  Upload Date: 9/7/2005 9:53:14 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2010(GP38)
Views:  660   Comments: 0
PW 2010
Title:  PW 2010
Description:  showing off its as acquired color scheme with large PW on its side on the Wrentham
Photo Date:  5/20/1990  Upload Date: 9/4/2005 3:31:26 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2010(GP38)
Views:  589   Comments: 0
PW 2011
Title:  PW 2011
Description:  On the Valley main with the 2009 on the East Providence. The box in front of the engineer's windshield is for the Amtrak required cab signals
Photo Date:  5/20/1990  Upload Date: 9/3/2005 5:42:46 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2011(GP38)
Views:  483   Comments: 0
PW 2011
Title:  PW 2011
Description:  Rear of the 2011, showing off its "weed cutter" type plow
Photo Date:  5/21/1990  Upload Date: 10/7/2005 1:11:33 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2011(GP38)
Views:  406   Comments: 0
PW 2201
Title:  PW 2201
Description:  seen at Valley Falls with the cab vent open, firemans side - as delivered paint scheme with no plow
Photo Date:  6/20/1990  Upload Date: 9/7/2005 6:06:30 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2201(B23-7)
Views:  886   Comments: 0
PW 2201
Title:  PW 2201
Description:  seen at Valley Falls - engineers side as delivered - this side has a cab sunshade
Photo Date:  6/20/1990  Upload Date: 9/7/2005 6:07:18 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2201(B23-7)
Views:  341   Comments: 0
PW 2201
Title:  PW 2201
Description:  seen at Valley Falls - rear view on the firemans side - note the bell tucked in the corner
Photo Date:  6/20/1990  Upload Date: 9/7/2005 6:08:01 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2201(B23-7)
Views:  448   Comments: 0
PW 2201
Title:  PW 2201
Description:  Cab showing brackets for the ghetto guards that were never applied
Photo Date:  6/20/1990  Upload Date: 9/7/2005 6:08:33 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2201(B23-7)
Views:  391   Comments: 0
PW 2201
Title:  PW 2201
Description:  Ghetto guard brackets and pilot details
Photo Date:  6/20/1990  Upload Date: 9/7/2005 6:09:16 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2201(B23-7)
Views:  350   Comments: 0
PW 2201
Title:  PW 2201
Description:  rear pilot details
Photo Date:  6/20/1990  Upload Date: 9/25/2005 5:06:42 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2201(B23-7)
Views:  277   Comments: 0
PW 1801
Title:  PW 1801
Description:  With the old team track unloading dock watching (site of the present day engine house), the 1801 is on a rare trip to Valley Falls with a couple Wisconsin Central box cars of newsprint for the Providence Journal.
Photo Date:  7/14/1990  Upload Date: 9/24/2005 6:24:21 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 1801(U18B)
Views:  483   Comments: 0
PW 1801
Title:  PW 1801
Description:  Parked on the Wrentham Branch with the brush cutter. The 1801 could use a wash to show off it's handsome color scheme!
Photo Date:  7/14/1990  Upload Date: 9/25/2005 10:06:01 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 1801(U18B)
Views:  1122   Comments: 1
PW 1801
Title:  PW 1801
Description:  With the hand brake properly set, the 1801's on the Wrentam Branch. The bracket for the never installed strobes on the cab roof along with 2 different radio antennas. There's brackets for the never applied ghetto guards on the cab front
Photo Date:  7/14/1990  Upload Date: 9/25/2005 10:07:46 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 1801(U18B)
Views:  838   Comments: 2
PW 1801
Title:  PW 1801
Description:  Waiting on the Wrentham Branch. The 1801 traded it's as delivered GE FB trucks for the older style AAR trucks - reason only 2 brake cylinders per truck vs the 4 on the older trucks affecting the stopping ability when switching
Photo Date:  7/14/1990  Upload Date: 9/25/2005 10:09:38 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 1801(U18B)
Views:  544   Comments: 1
PW 1801
Title:  PW 1801
Description:  Almost time for some new paint!
Photo Date:  7/14/1990  Upload Date: 9/25/2005 10:12:52 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 1801(U18B)
Views:  368   Comments: 0
PW 1801
Title:  PW 1801
Description:  With fresh paint in the step well and an empty car in tow, their heading back to Worcester. The 1801 was known for its great sounding horn. I caught up with it at the old Mill Street at the Ann and Hope, but was unable to grab another photo
Photo Date:  7/14/1990  Upload Date: 9/25/2005 10:15:16 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 1801(U18B)
Views:  483   Comments: 0
PW 1801
Title:  PW 1801
Description:  What's rarer yet? Its a Saturday! With that familliar put put and puff of smoke! Lacking cab signals, the 1801 can't go on the Amtrack Northeast Corridor. They'll park the 1801 on the Wrentham Branch and finish the trip to Providence with the 2006
Photo Date:  7/14/1990  Upload Date: 6/30/2005 10:42:45 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 1801(U18B)
Views:  636   Comments: 0
PW 2006
Title:  PW 2006
Description:  The 2006 still showing off its new color sheme and paint, coupled to the 2 Wisconsin Central box cars, to complete the trip to the Providence Journal
Photo Date:  7/15/1990  Upload Date: 9/25/2005 11:31:23 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2006(GP38-2)
Views:  422   Comments: 1
PW 2007
Title:  PW 2007
Description:  Bought new in 1980, the 2007 doesn't look that bad for 10 years of service. The 2007 would suffer some freeze damage when the heat failed at the engine house, and was sent to Conrail for repairs. The 2007 would return in its new scheme. That's the TC60 brush cutter on what's left of the Wrentham Branch in Rhode Island
Photo Date:  8/1/1990  Upload Date: 5/15/2005 6:39:02 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2007(GP38-2)
Views:  553   Comments: 1
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  Well lots has changed in this scene! The 2008 and 2201 are now in the new scheme. The parking lot has been paved and there's a garage in front of the antenna for the night crew to park their cars. The tracks by the office are different also. The barn has been moved to about where Im standing, and Peoples Coal is gone.
Photo Date:  8/2/1990  Upload Date: 11/3/2005 10:33:35 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2) PW 2201(B23-7)
Views:  727   Comments: 0
PW 2006
Title:  PW 2006
Description:  the 2006 in fresh paint over by the Valley Falls office
Photo Date:  8/8/1990  Upload Date: 5/24/2005 1:49:35 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2006(GP38-2)
Views:  371   Comments: 1
PW 2009
Title:  PW 2009
Description:  In this photo from around 1990, the 2009 displays the first PW logo on the nose - later logos are applied differently
Photo Date:  8/27/1990  Upload Date: 12/10/2005 3:06:45 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2009(GP38-2)
Views:  1056   Comments: 1
PW 2002
Title:  PW 2002
Description:  On the Wrentham Branch, the 2002, a MLW with every paint scheme the Providence and Worcester used on the MLWs! Delivered in March of 1974 in the handsome parallelogram scheme. Its 2nd scheme of brown and red with a straight nose was applied in December of 1983. Converted to the large PW 3 stripe scheme in September of 1984, and was re-painted in this scheme around June of 1986. Finally the final scheme of brown and red V nose in August of 1989. The 2002 would have this scheme until retired. In 1994 the MLWs were retired where it became Maine Coast 2002. Today, 2007, the Maine Coast 2002, is now on the Great Western RR in Saskatchewan.
Photo Date:  6/5/1991  Upload Date: 11/17/2005 6:37:07 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2002(M420R)
Views:  606   Comments: 0
Train PR3
Title:  Train PR3
Description:  Derailed bulkhead flat of lumber being attended too - train PR3 patiently waiting at the yard lead switch in the Valley Falls yard
Photo Date:  6/14/1992  Upload Date: 2/13/2007 6:14:16 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2007(GP38-2)
Views:  418   Comments: 1
PW 2007
Title:  PW 2007
Description:  Showing of its classic lines at High and Titus
Photo Date:  6/14/1992  Upload Date: 2/13/2007 6:15:34 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2007(GP38-2)
Views:  308   Comments: 1
Valley Falls yard
Title:  Valley Falls yard
Description:  Valley Falls yard - High, Railroad and Titus Streets - 2007 showing off its windshield ghetto guard brackets
Photo Date:  6/14/1992  Upload Date: 2/13/2007 6:16:36 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2007(GP38-2)
Views:  325   Comments: 0
PW 2002 on the Wrentham Branch
Title:  PW 2002 on the Wrentham Branch
Description:  On the Wrentham Branch, the 2002, a MLW with every paint scheme the Providence and Worcester used on the MLWs! Delivered in March of 1974 in the handsome parallelogram scheme. Its 2nd scheme of brown and red with a straight nose was applied in December of 1983. Converted to the large PW 3 stripe scheme in September of 1984, and was re-painted in this scheme around June of 1986. Finally the final scheme of brown and red V nose in August of 1989. The 2002 would have this scheme until retired. In 1994 the MLWs were retired where it became Maine Coast 2002. Today, 2007, the Maine Coast 2002, is now on the Great Western RR in Saskatchewan.
Photo Date:  6/14/1992  Upload Date: 2/11/2007 5:52:45 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2002(M420R)
Views:  554   Comments: 0
say ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!
Title:  say ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!
Description:  Providence and Worcester M420 on the Wrentham Branch
Photo Date:  6/14/1992  Upload Date: 2/13/2007 5:55:55 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2002(M420R)
Views:  557   Comments: 0
PW 2007
Title:  PW 2007
Description:  The 2007 seen after a major re-building by Conrail. Note the Conrail blue stickers on the long hood. The 2003 looking on!
Photo Date:  10/1/1992  Upload Date: 5/14/2005 5:33:30 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2007(GP38-2)
Views:  536   Comments: 1
PW 2007
Title:  PW 2007
Description:  The 2007 seen after a major re-building by Conrail. Note the Conrail blue stickers on the long hood. The 2007 doesn't ride on the newer Dash-2 trucks, but old Blomberg trucks.
Photo Date:  10/1/1992  Upload Date: 5/15/2005 5:03:30 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2007(GP38-2)
Views:  354   Comments: 0


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