RailPictures.Net Photo: MEC 370 Pan Am Railways EMD GP40 at South Portland, Maine by Dan Nelson
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» Pan Am Railways (more..)
» EMD GP40 (more..)
» Fore River (more..)
» South Portland, Maine, USA (more..)
» June 29, 2014
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» MEC 370 (more..)
» RUPO (more..)
» Dan Nelson (more..)
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RUPO crosses the Fore River with a decent length train, stretching around the curve and below the overpass on the left. This view has only recently been possible since the old Alt Route 1 Veteran's Memorial Bridge was replaced by a new bridge. Previously, there was almost no space between the highway bridge and rail bridge, and far fewer options for photographers. Here is a link to a shot I took in 2010 from the old highway bridge that has since been replaced. Back then, if a train took the track closer to the road bridge, it would be buried shadow. The new bridge clearly allows a larger variety of angles too.
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