RailPictures.Net Photo: PC 4973 Penn Central E40 class GE electric at Milford, Connecticut by Tom Nelligan
 
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Penn Central (more..)
E40 class GE electric (more..)
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Milford, Connecticut, USA (more..)
July, 1970
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PC 4973 (more..)
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Tom Nelligan (more..)
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On a long summer evening, a former New Haven EP-5 class electric, now a Penn Central E40, races through Milford, CT, with a Grand Central-New Haven rush hour commuter train. These big GE motors were well suited to stop-and-start commuter trains because of their powerful acceleration, but by 1970 several members of the class were already out of service and within a few years they would all be gone.
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