RailPictures.Net Photo: AMTK 301 Amtrak EMD E8(A) at Attleboro, Massachusetts by Donald Haskel
 
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Amtrak (more..)
EMD E8(A) (more..)
At the Union Station before rebuilding (more..)
Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA (more..)
May, 1975
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
AMTK 301 (more..)
Unknown
Donald Haskel (more..)
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Look at this scene from the era when Amtrak was down to its last usable coaches and power. The GP9 had the only operable steam generator. The E unit had a bad prime mover but power sets needed a cab on each end. Coaches were from the last thirty years with rusty floors you could see through. New rolling stock was in the works, in the meantime this kind of a package was what kept Amtrak running.
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