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Tuesday Ten Wheelers: ALCo 4-6-0

June 9, 2010

This nice little ALCo 4-6-0 trundles across a paved road many years past, her railroad unknown, but fate certian. She would be melted down for scrap soon enough, the design living on only on film and pixels.

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  1. December 31, 2010 7:58 pm

    Maybe a gravel pit operation? (Looking at the piles of gravel in the background.)

  2. John Hart permalink
    April 17, 2011 11:00 pm

    Feasible. The New Haven Trap Rock Co. in North Branford CT had a Brooks 4-6-0 (road #1) to haul gravel from North Branford CT to Branford CT where it was exchanged on the NY,NH & H or went on to barges across Long Island Sound.

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