RailPictures.Net Photo: NCA 8239 Nuevo Central Argentino (NCA) ALCo. RSD16 at Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina by Julio Pastine
 
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» Estación Ministro Carranza (more..)
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» September 20, 1999
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Nuevo Central Argentino Railroad's ALCo. RSD16 #8239 heads a train of empty hopper cars through the suburban station of Ministro Carranza, a mere 7 kilometers away from the Retiro Terminal. The tower at right, long ago out of service, managed signals of the double track ex-General Mitre mainline and the manual gates of the former grade crossing of the Santa Fe Avenue, by then converted into a subgrade passageway. Two reasons have turned this scene impossible to be duplicated nowadays: the footbridge from which this picture was taken was a temporary structure dismantled as soon as the works of the subgrade passageway were completed, and the huge pine tree just over the locomotive fell down to the tracks during a rainstorm in the Fall season of year 2000.
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