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Photo of sanding the rails
sanding the rails

The engineer is dropping sand for traction as his pair of MBTA E8s accelerates a lengthy Providence-bound rush hour local out of the station at Sharon, MA. A former PRR P70 coach is in the otherwise ex-NH consist.

Photographed by Tom Nelligan, August, 1977.
Added to the photo archive by Tom Nelligan, July 9, 2018.
Railroad: MBTA.

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