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Photo of newcomer in South Boston
newcomer in South Boston

On a rainy day four months after the Penn Central takeover, former New York Central SW1 8416 rests outside the roundhouse at the ex-NH Dover Street yard in South Boston. This little engine was probably assigned to switching duty at South Station since otherwise SW1s were uncommon on the NH side of town.

Photographed by Tom Nelligan, April, 1969.
Added to the photo archive by Tom Nelligan, September 5, 2018.
Railroad: Penn Central.

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I remember this switcher. There was something scribbled in the lower right corner of the switcher... If i remember right it said "Black Orr 1569" I used to see it a lot in the Spring of 69 at South Station doing it's chores.

Posted by Stephen Todesco on 2018-09-05 14:32:09


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