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In its first days of service on Metro North's Danbury branch, Connecticut DOT SPV-2000 50 rests beneath the old New Haven sand tower in the Danbury yard.

Photographed by Tom Nelligan, April, 1980.
Added to the photo archive by Tom Nelligan, October 6, 2018.
Railroad: Connecticut DOT.

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Very interesting picture! Did a yard laborer have to carry bags of sand up the ladder to fill the tower? Or was there some sort of pulley/conveyor scheme to get the sand up there?

Posted by John Barlow on 2018-10-07 04:32:10


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