RailPictures.Net Photo: BM 1573 Boston & Maine EMD GP7 at Ballardvale, Massachusetts by Tom Nelligan
 
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Boston & Maine (more..)
EMD GP7 (more..)
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Ballardvale, Massachusetts, USA (more..)
March, 1981
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BM 1573 (more..)
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Tom Nelligan (more..)
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On a late winter morning, a single passenger awaits an inbound MBTA Haverhill-Boston commuter train at the modest station at Ballardvale, MA. The combination of a Boston & Maine GP7 and depowered RDCs was common at the time as leased B&M Geeps were used to propel aging Budds that were no longer capable of running on their own.
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