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The New York Central Hudson Division gallery

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John W. Heitmann
L-3b Mohawk 3037, working a long manifest freight westward on local track 3 just south
of Central’s twin bores through Breakneck Ridge, passes an eastbound passenger train
gliding down along the river on local track 4.

Prototype photos show that freight consists often carried one or more low-level cars on the head and rear end, possibly to improve visibility for the crew looking over the train when traversing curves or so that these loads could be kept under better observation.

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