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Railfan Pictures of the Week - 05/27/2012

NS Morrisville and Harrisburg Lines Norristown and Valley Forge PA May 21 2012

After its run at Trenton NJ, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train - Blue Unit headed toward its next date in Hershey PA. NS 047, pictured here coming off the Morrisville Line at CP Ford, was pulled by a trio of GE units: NS D9-40CW's 9502 and 9526 trailed by ES40DC 7707.

After a quick pit stop at Abrams Yard for a recrew ...
the train charged west through Valley Forge Station at Port Kennedy on the Harrisburg Line.
The stock cars were up front, as usual, and appear to be in need of a new coat of paint.
The long silver line of passenger cars, forty in all, ...
was followed by twenty one flats for a total length (with engines) of just over one mile.

All pictures May 21 2012 Copyright © 2012 John P. Almeida

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