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By:Ron Chouinard
Dates:4/2/2011 - 4/2/2011
Album Info:The Valley Falls yard, the center of operations for the Providence and Worcester Railroad in the Rhode Island area. Located in the town of Cumberland, Rhode Island, 3 daily trains (except Saturday and the only Sunday Train PRWO) originate here - PR2, PR3 and the nightly train PRWO and on the return WOPR. At the southern end of the yard youll find the engine house and the well kept Valley Falls depot used as an office
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NW 160790 Box Car
Title:  NW 160790 Box Car
Description:  at Providence and Worcester's, Valley Falls yard in Cumberland, Rhode Island
Photo Date:  8/14/1990  Upload Date: 9/10/2007 8:37:35 AM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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ADN 9684 Box Car
Title:  ADN 9684 Box Car
Description:  at Providence and Worcester's, Valley Falls yard in Cumberland, Rhode Island
Photo Date:  8/14/1990  Upload Date: 9/10/2007 8:38:38 AM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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SP 247060 Box Car
Title:  SP 247060 Box Car
Description:  at Providence and Worcester's, Valley Falls yard in Cumberland, Rhode Island
Photo Date:  8/14/1990  Upload Date: 9/10/2007 8:42:19 AM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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GTW 111109 Covered Hopper
Title:  GTW 111109 Covered Hopper
Description:  at Providence and Worcester's, Valley Falls yard in Cumberland, Rhode Island and Saint Patrick's Church
Photo Date:  9/10/1990  Upload Date: 8/11/2006 5:23:09 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Sclair Covered Hopper
Title:  Sclair Covered Hopper
Description:  at Providence and Worcester's, Valley Falls yard in Cumberland, Rhode Island --- plastic for Hasbro
Photo Date:  11/10/1990  Upload Date: 8/13/2006 11:21:55 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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BN 376238 Box Car
Title:  BN 376238 Box Car
Description:  at Providence and Worcester's, Valley Falls yard in Cumberland, Rhode Island
Photo Date:  10/14/1998  Upload Date: 9/10/2007 10:35:58 AM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Valley Falls Yard
Title:  Valley Falls Yard
Description:  What you see when your driving over the Church Street bridge. A good view of how the yard looked Sunday, July 15th. The loaded coal hoppers with a few construction debris cars. And some of the hoppers that were brought down Saturday.
Photo Date:  7/15/2005  Upload Date: 7/18/2005 3:53:00 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Valley Falls Yard
Title:  Valley Falls Yard
Description:  A good view of how the yard looked Sunday, July 15th. The empties waiting for Monday's PR3. The center beam's are from the Seaview Railroad in Davisville, and the tankers from bunge. There's one of those Providence and Worcester yellow ended gondolas.
Photo Date:  7/15/2005  Upload Date: 7/18/2005 3:54:07 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
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Valley Falls Yard
Title:  Valley Falls Yard
Description:  Looking from the left side of the Church Street bridge. Coal on the new main. The new main being lower will accept stacks and auto carriers.
Photo Date:  7/15/2005  Upload Date: 7/18/2005 3:56:01 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Valley Falls Yard
Title:  Valley Falls Yard
Description:  well here's Sunday nights PRWO in the Valley yard
Photo Date:  4/29/2006  Upload Date: 4/29/2006 12:01:06 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Providence and Worcester's Valley Falls Yard
Title:  Providence and Worcester's Valley Falls Yard
Description:  Historic Church Street bridge linking Broad Street and High Street cosssing the Valley Yard - hopper was the empty from Osram Sylvania this morning, May 1st - around the bend is Broad Street
Photo Date:  5/1/2006  Upload Date: 5/1/2006 2:42:23 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Valley Falls Yard
Title:  Valley Falls Yard
Description:  From the Church Street bridge ... Sunday night's PRWO at the Valley yard
Photo Date:  5/20/2006  Upload Date: 5/20/2006 7:00:08 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Valley Falls Yard
Title:  Valley Falls Yard
Description:  From the Church Street bridge ... Sunday night's PRWO at the Valley yard
Photo Date:  5/20/2006  Upload Date: 5/20/2006 7:01:56 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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CR 496472 Open Hopper
Title:  CR 496472 Open Hopper
Description:  coal hopper at the Providence and Worcester's Valley Falls yard located in Cumberland, Rhode Island
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/26/2006 6:25:21 PM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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NS 300409 Open Hopper
Title:  NS 300409 Open Hopper
Description:  coal hopper at the Providence and Worcester's Valley Falls yard located in Cumberland, Rhode Island
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/26/2006 6:26:19 PM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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CR 498213 Open Hopper
Title:  CR 498213 Open Hopper
Description:  coal hopper at the Providence and Worcester's Valley Falls yard located in Cumberland, Rhode Island
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/26/2006 6:30:18 PM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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NS 301323 Open Hopper
Title:  NS 301323 Open Hopper
Description:  coal hopper at the Providence and Worcester's Valley Falls yard located in Cumberland, Rhode Island
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/26/2006 6:31:10 PM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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NS 300681 Open Hopper
Title:  NS 300681 Open Hopper
Description:  coal hopper at the Providence and Worcester's Valley Falls yard located in Cumberland, Rhode Island
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/26/2006 6:32:00 PM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
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NS 300547 Open Hopper
Title:  NS 300547 Open Hopper
Description:  coal hopper at the Providence and Worcester's Valley Falls yard located in Cumberland, Rhode Island
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/26/2006 6:32:58 PM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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NW 144663 Open Hopper
Title:  NW 144663 Open Hopper
Description:  coal hopper at the Providence and Worcester's Valley Falls yard located in Cumberland, Rhode Island
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/26/2006 6:33:51 PM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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NS and Conrail coal hoppers
Title:  NS and Conrail coal hoppers
Description:  NS and Conrail coal hoppers in the Providence and Worcester's Valley yard. They can't be unloaded by the 2 utilities that the Providence and Worcester loads coal from the Providence Port
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 5:33:35 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Valley Falls Yard
Title:  Valley Falls Yard
Description:  From the Church Street bridge ... showing the extant of tie replacement, with ties waiting their turn on the number 2 track. Train moving thru yard is PR2 on the way to the East Providence
Photo Date:  6/15/2006  Upload Date: 6/15/2006 4:10:00 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
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Valley Falls Yard
Title:  Valley Falls Yard
Description:  on the Providence and Worcester --- pipe destined for the Seaview Railroad in Davisville
Photo Date:  7/3/2006  Upload Date: 7/3/2006 12:22:22 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
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Train PR2
Title:  Train PR2
Description:  Providence and Worcester's train PR2, running into the busy Valley yard with that RIP hoppers that was on the Wrentham Branch earlier this morning
Photo Date:  7/19/2006  Upload Date: 7/19/2006 3:06:26 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 3902(B39-8E)
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Train PR2
Title:  Train PR2
Description:  Providence and Worcester's train PR2, in the busy Valley - bulkhead flat with rebar for Barker Steel on the MUD
Photo Date:  7/19/2006  Upload Date: 7/19/2006 3:08:32 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2215(B23-7R)
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Valley Falls Yard
Title:  Valley Falls Yard
Description:  Providence and Worcester's Valley Falls Yard from the Church Street bridge --- the auto box is for Narragansett Pellets on the East Junction
Photo Date:  7/21/2006  Upload Date: 7/21/2006 7:48:35 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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WC 27401 Box Car
Title:  WC 27401 Box Car
Description:  at Providence and Worcester's, Valley Falls yard in Cumberland, Rhode Island
Photo Date:  7/22/2006  Upload Date: 7/24/2006 6:13:59 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
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WCRC 3276 Mill Gondola
Title:  WCRC 3276 Mill Gondola
Description:  Providence and Worcester's Valley Falls yards, from the Church Street bridge --- 2 gondolas of steel pipe, to be used as pilings in a major office tower being built over tracks in Boston. Destined for Pawtucket Yards (Boston Railway Terminal) later in the afternoon
Photo Date:  8/31/2006  Upload Date: 8/31/2006 12:22:53 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Lower Valley Falls Yard
Title:  Lower Valley Falls Yard
Description:  Sun starting to rise over the Valley Falls yard, highlighting Saint Patricks steeple on a bright Monday morning
Photo Date:  10/2/2006  Upload Date: 10/2/2006 8:10:45 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Train PR3
Title:  Train PR3
Description:  Early autumn colors starting to show thru at the Valley Falls yard, while train PR3 is getting their train together
Photo Date:  10/2/2006  Upload Date: 10/2/2006 8:01:29 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2007(GP38-2)
Views:  147   Comments: 1
I've heard 3 packs a day
Title:  I've heard 3 packs a day
Description:  its cold locomotives at the Valley Falls Yard on the Providence and Worcester this Columbus Day
Photo Date:  10/5/2006  Upload Date: 10/9/2006 11:33:05 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2) PW 2010(GP38)
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Train PR3
Title:  Train PR3
Description:  Providence and Worcester train PR3 coming into the Valley yard in the rain --- coal cars at High and Titus to be pushed onto the new main
Photo Date:  10/20/2006  Upload Date: 10/20/2006 4:33:41 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2010(GP38)
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Train PR3
Title:  Train PR3
Description:  Providence and Worcester action on a rainy Friday afternoon --- around 30 loaded coal hoppers from the Providence Port
Photo Date:  10/20/2006  Upload Date: 10/20/2006 4:34:40 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2007(GP38-2)
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Train WX-3 from Worcester
Title:  Train WX-3 from Worcester
Description:  Providence and Worcester's train WX-3, based from Worcester with a special 5 tank car move for Dow Chemical in Gales Ferry, Connecticut. Plan is to run down the Amtrak Northest corridor to Connecticut with power from PR2 - the 2008 and 2006
Photo Date:  10/20/2006  Upload Date: 10/20/2006 4:35:50 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 3002(GP40-3)
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Train WX-3 from Worcester
Title:  Train WX-3 from Worcester
Description:  in heavy rain, conductor throwing the turnout at the Valley Yard --- Providence and Worcester's train WX-3 from Worcester with a special 5 tank car move for Dow Chemical in Gales Ferry, Connecticut. Plan is to run down the Amtrak Northest corridor to Connecticut with power from PR2 - the 2008 amd 2006
Photo Date:  10/20/2006  Upload Date: 10/20/2006 4:37:10 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 3002(GP40-3) PW 3003(GP40-3)
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Budd RDC's
Title:  Budd RDC's
Description:  Budd's at the Providence and Worcesters Valley Falls Yard - early morning, 21 November 2006 - RDC1, BC-15 coach was built 1957 for CN, then VIA Rail and BC. In 2002 the RDC's were sold to the Wilton Scenic Railroad in New Hampshire. The Wilton Scenic operated on State owned track from Wilton to Bennington, and operated from May of 2003 to 2005 before the owner suddenly passed away in early 2006. The railroad ceased operating and the RDC's were put up for sale. The new owners are the operators of the Newport Dinner train. Set for interchange later in the day with the Seaview Railroad in Davisville, where they will be barged across the bay to Newport, Rhode Island
Photo Date:  11/21/2006  Upload Date: 11/21/2006 8:21:46 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  BCOL 15(RDC1)
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Budd RDC's
Title:  Budd RDC's
Description:  Budd's at the Providence and Worcesters Valley Falls Yard - early morning, 21 November 2006 - RDC3, BC-30 baggage/coach was built 1956 for PGE, then BC. In 2002 the RDC's were sold to the Wilton Scenic Railroad in New Hampshire. The Wilton Scenic operated on State owned track from Wilton to Bennington, and operated from May of 2003 to 2005 before the owner suddenly passed away in early 2006. The railroad ceased operating and the RDC's were put up for sale. The new owners are the operators of the Newport Dinner train. Set for interchange later in the day with the Seaview Railroad in Davisville, where they will be barged across the bay to Newport, Rhode Island
Photo Date:  11/21/2006  Upload Date: 11/21/2006 8:20:23 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  BCOL 30(RDC3)
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Budd RDC's
Title:  Budd RDC's
Description:  Budd's at the Providence and Worcesters Valley Falls Yard - early morning, 21 November 2006 - RDC1, BC-15 coach was built 1957 for CN, then VIA Rail and BC; RDC3, BC-30 baggage/coach was built 1956 for PGE, then BC. In 2002 the RDC's were sold to the Wilton Scenic Railroad in New Hampshire. The Wilton Scenic operated on State owned track from Wilton to Bennington, and operated from May of 2003 to 2005 before the owner suddenly passed away in early 2006. The railroad ceased operating and the RDC's were put up for sale. The new owners are the operators of the Newport Dinner train. Set for interchange later in the day with the Seaview Railroad in Davisville, where they will be barged across the bay to Newport, Rhode Island
Photo Date:  11/21/2006  Upload Date: 11/21/2006 8:18:21 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  BCOL 30(RDC3) BCOL 15(RDC1)
Views:  723   Comments: 0
PW 30038 Gondola
Title:  PW 30038 Gondola
Description:  from the Port of Providence - loads of abrasives for Washington Mills in New York State, in the Providence and Worcester's Valley Falls yard --- Washington Mills, manufacturers of sandpaper amongst other items
Photo Date:  12/16/2006  Upload Date: 12/17/2006 1:38:25 PM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Valley Falls Yard
Title:  Valley Falls Yard
Description:  Providence and Worcester's train PR2 working the busy Valley Falls Yard under threatning skie's - after a mild winter, winter has taken a turn with single digit temps, and we're in for our first Nor'easter tonight
Photo Date:  2/13/2007  Upload Date: 2/13/2007 12:00:04 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2007(GP38-2)
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Valley Falls Coal Extra
Title:  Valley Falls Coal Extra
Description:  Should of brought his ice skates for the icy conditions down here in the Valley Yard - one of two B23's on the Providence and Worcester
Photo Date:  2/17/2007  Upload Date: 2/17/2007 12:00:22 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2215(B23-7R) PW 3909(B39-8E) PW 3004(B30-7AB)
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Valley Falls yard
Title:  Valley Falls yard
Description:  With the 37 coal hoppers tucked on the main, the extra's power running up track 4 towards the Lonsdale Yard Limits and back home to Worcester
Photo Date:  2/17/2007  Upload Date: 2/17/2007 6:15:16 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2215(B23-7R) PW 3909(B39-8E) PW 3004(B30-7AB)
Views:  606   Comments: 0
Bad Order
Title:  Bad Order
Description:  A couple bad order cars at the Providence and Worcester's Valley Falls yard - lumber center beam dropped a brake hose ripping things apart
Photo Date:  3/27/2007  Upload Date: 3/28/2007 7:33:52 AM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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AEX 4059 Gondola
Title:  AEX 4059 Gondola
Description:  A couple bad order cars at the Providence and Worcester's Valley Falls yard - lumber center beam dropped a brake hose ripping things apart
Photo Date:  3/27/2007  Upload Date: 3/28/2007 7:35:33 AM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
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Train PR2
Title:  Train PR2
Description:  after servicing KIK Custom Products, Providence and Worcester's train PR2 back in the Valley Falls yard, running under the Church Street bridge
Photo Date:  3/27/2007  Upload Date: 3/27/2007 3:17:21 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2011(GP38)
Views:  254   Comments: 0
PRWO-X Coal Extra
Title:  PRWO-X Coal Extra
Description:  Coal extra on the Providence and Worcester - power running thru the lower Valley Yard
Photo Date:  3/30/2007  Upload Date: 3/30/2007 4:16:45 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2) PW 2010(GP38) PW 2006(GP38-2) PW 3008(B30-7AB)
Views:  285   Comments: 1
PRWO-X Coal Extra
Title:  PRWO-X Coal Extra
Description:  Coal extra on the Providence and Worcester - power running thru the lower Valley Yard
Photo Date:  3/30/2007  Upload Date: 3/30/2007 4:06:38 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2) PW 2010(GP38) PW 2006(GP38-2) PW 3008(B30-7AB)
Views:  297   Comments: 1
BM 1152 Open Hopper
Title:  BM 1152 Open Hopper
Description:  Boston and Maine open hopper at the Providence and Worcester's Valley Falls yard
Photo Date:  3/31/2007  Upload Date: 4/3/2007 1:58:51 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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AMTK 13958 Side Dump
Title:  AMTK 13958 Side Dump
Description:  Amtrak side dump at the Providence and Worcester's Valley Falls yard
Photo Date:  3/31/2007  Upload Date: 4/3/2007 12:42:28 PM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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AMTK 13948 Side Dump
Title:  AMTK 13948 Side Dump
Description:  Amtrak side dump at the Providence and Worcester's Valley Falls yard
Photo Date:  3/31/2007  Upload Date: 4/3/2007 11:49:39 AM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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