RailPictures.Net Photo: Penn Central electric MU at Rye, New York by Tom Nelligan
 
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Penn Central (more..)
electric MU (more..)
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Rye, New York, USA (more..)
January 03, 1971
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Unknown
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Tom Nelligan (more..)
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A set of former New Haven Pullman-Standard MUs running as a Penn Central Stamford-Grand Central local swings into the station at Rye, NY, on a winter day. The unique triangular catenary, since replaced, dated to the NH's original electrification in 1907.
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