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New York bound Turbo #51 is crossing above the Blackstone River. There were stretches in southern R.I., which could be done at three digit speeds.

Photographed by Ken Patton, February, 1975.
Added to the photo archive by Ken Patton, May 12, 2020.
Railroad: Penn Central.

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Back to the Future said it best: "it looks like an airplane without wings"

Posted by Lost Kodachrome on 2020-05-12 16:53:11

I rode it one night home to Boston from New Haven. Very noisy. Rocked like a ship tossed in a tempest. But it was sure fast. I remember Rhode Island as a blu

Posted by Stephen Demboske on 2020-05-12 17:32:03

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