Named freights

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Re: Named freights

Postby arthur d. » Fri Sep 04, 2015 6:54 pm

Rockingham Racer wrote:Did the railroad ever have these? I'm old enough to remember RW-1 [Rigby to Worcester] coming by FA tower in Lawrence, and the 2nd trick operator considered it a hot one. The Rocket comes to mind. Yes? No? Any names at all on the B&M?


This was the "Bullet" and actually ran on a schedule.
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Postby arthur d. » Fri Sep 04, 2015 7:04 pm

eriemike wrote:Wasn't there a local freight up to Gloucseter and Rockport called the "Camel's Hump"?


"Camels Hump" was the name of one of the Pacific's, specifically, P-4b 3719. Named in a contest among school children when the class was new to the road.
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