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Readville, MA

Readville Auto Terminal in Yard 5 part of former New Haven Car Shops. Rail cars could only be unloaded if they were headed west. If not , they were turned by going around "loop" track that went around the yard. Part of this is shown on right side of photo. Dedham Secondary track to right of photo. Parking area was were car shop building was and was dirt. Ford was not happy with arrangement and jumped over to Ayer, MA into the B&M's new facility near Willows Road.

Photographed by Bruce Nelson, March, 1972.
Added to the photo archive by Bruce Nelson, December 2, 2023.
Railroad: Penn Central.

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