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Northbound on the Shore Line is the Readville, South Boston cars off train VP-2 (Selkirk-Providence). Don't know symbol of this train. Assume a new crew handling this train, Providence to South Boston and return with Providence and Selkirk cars. By then Selkirk crew would be rested for their return trip. Selkirk had to, put X-NH engines on both ends of consist for Shore Line operation.

Photographed by Bruce Nelson, November 7, 1971.
Added to the photo archive by Bruce Nelson, November 8, 2023.
Railroad: Penn Central.

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Likely reason: lead units needed to be equipped with Cab Signals.

Posted by Ken Patton on 2023-11-08 12:36:57

Fantastic photo!

Posted by Alan Marshall on 2023-11-08 12:39:23

More Mansfield pictures PLEASE!

Posted by Brian Gilleran on 2023-11-09 18:46:56

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