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Football passenger extra South Station to Foxboro with X-PRR E-8 and two X-NH GP-9's for power is on the south-east quadrant wye track behind station. Block signal on the Lowell Branch at left protects the diamond on the Franklin Branch. Did the Pats win ?

Photographed by Bruce Nelson, September 26, 1971.
Added to the photo archive by Bruce Nelson, February 16, 2024.
Railroad: Penn Central.

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Detroit Lions beat the Pats that day, 34-7

Posted by Henry Brown on 2024-02-17 03:54:41

Schaefer Stadium was brand new in 1971 and Jim Plunkett was the QB!

Q: did this train get wyed at Walpole while the game was in progress or did the Geeps lead on the way home?

Posted by John Barlow on 2024-02-17 08:54:36

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