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By 1978, Northup Avenue Yard in Providence was a largely empty place, its days as a busy hump yard for the New Haven long gone as freight traffic dried up. Amtrak train 172, the Washington-Boston Patriot, sped past vacant tracks with the usual F40/Amfleet consist.

Photographed by Tom Nelligan, July, 1978.
Added to the photo archive by Tom Nelligan, August 29, 2018.
Railroad: Amtrak.

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