RailPictures.Net Photo: 4020 Conrail EMD E8(A) at Middlefield, Massachusetts by Al Crossley
 
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Conrail (more..)
EMD E8(A) (more..)
Unknown
Middlefield, Massachusetts, USA (more..)
June 03, 1992
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4020 (more..)
OCS 301 (more..)
Al Crossley (more..)
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With little to show for an all day chase, I hiked in over a mile to this spot on the old Boston & Albany for a final attempt, hoping the S-curve and rock cut in the approach shot would pay off. But the light was nose-heavy, and the dark green of the units provided little differentiation against the rock face. In desperation I turned--and there was the story. The backlit exhaust showed the E units battling the grade, and the glossy flanks suited their high-profile assignment nicely.
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