RailPictures.Net Photo: PC 6725 Penn Central EMD GP9 at Boston, Massachusetts by Tom Nelligan
 
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» Penn Central (more..)
» EMD GP9 (more..)
» South Station (more..)
» Boston, Massachusetts, USA (more..)
» May, 1972
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A former New Haven GP9 leads a Penn Central equipment draft across the Fort Point Channel drawbridge at the throat of Boston's South Station. The coaches are ex-NH "American Flyer" cars. This massive bascule bridge was replaced by a fixed span during the South Station rebuilding in the mid-1980s.
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