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Photo of Somerville, MA
Somerville, MA

Late afternoon view from the hump at Yard 8. PB-99's train has been pulled up from Yard 7 onto "R" track for air test. Just to the left of that "rolling" box car can be seen train BR-1 on it's air test. Tower on left is 1st of of two retarder/switch towers. Both switches and retarders were pneumatic.

Photographed by Bruce Nelson, March 23, 1974.
Added to the photo archive by Bruce Nelson, May 27, 2018.
Railroad: Boston & Maine.

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