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Keeping the Line Open

Brooklyn Plow 9800, built 1898 by Taunton Locomotive Works,
keeps the mainline open on a day when the highways were at a standstill.
Here, Rick Lamont at the controls, makes another pass
over the Branford Electric Railway line. February 9, 1969

Photographed by Lee Carlson, February 9, 1969.
Added to the photo archive by Lee Carlson, April 30, 2008.
Railroad: Shore Line Trolley Museum.

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It was always a scramble for the Flatbush Avenue boys to get to Branford if it snowed at the trolley museum so they could try out the snowplows and the sweepers in the real thing!

Posted by Steven Hall on 2017-02-23 12:20:32

As I recall that year, Boston was hit by 3 storms in quick successio

Posted by Steven Hall on 2017-02-23 12:21:53

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