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Classic Trains celebrates the Boston & Maine Railroad with this freight train photo gallery.
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Wayne Brumbaugh

Mountain-type steam power

An unidentified Boston & Maine Railroad 4-8-2 Mountain-type locomotive pulls westbound freight train PM-3 through Ayer, Mass., in the early 1940s.
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