RailPictures.Net Photo: AMTK 273 Amtrak EMD F40PH at Laurel, Virginia by Extra 127 South
 
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Laurel, Virginia, USA (more..)
March 03, 1978
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AMTK 273 (more..)
No.174 (more..)
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Northbound Amtrak No. 174, the Colonial," was whipping up the snow as it rounded the curve at Laurel, VA on March 3, 1978, led by F40PH No. 273. No. 174 was the first train to offer a morning departure from Newport News and Richmond and a late afternoon departure from Washington, perfect for those wanting to do a days business in the nation's capital. It was a success right from the start .
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