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Fore River freight

Smoking in the best Alco tradition, Fore River S6 17 plows through the vegetation on its way back to the Quincy shipyard with the day's pickups.

Photographed by Tom Nelligan, August 29, 1980.
Added to the photo archive by Tom Nelligan, May 9, 2017.
Railroad: Fore River Railroad.

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I found that you could keep the smoke down by running on the upper end of the radiator temperature and occasionally opening the throttle wide to blow the carbon out.

Posted by Steven Hall on 2017-05-09 12:18:39

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