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Owner: Baltimore & Ohio
Model:EMD E6ABuilt As:BO 52 (E6A)
Serial Number:1094Order No:E322
Frame Number:E322-A4Built:10/1940
Other locos with this serial:  BO 52(E6A)
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Balitmore & Ohio's "Capitol Limited"
Title:  Balitmore & Ohio's "Capitol Limited"
Description:  Train #6, The "Capitol Limited" is on its way through Belle Mead, New Jersey, on the New York Division of the Reading. It is lead by E6 (A) #52 delivered in June of 1941, and EB #52a (paired sets shared numbers) delivered in June of 1937. The train ran Chicago, Pittsburgh, Washington, Philadelphia, Jersey City. This train included an RPO-baggage car, 3 coaches, a diner, 3 sleepers and a parlor car. The first coach came from train 25 "The Columbian" and was a lightweight streamliner. He'd have been "tearin' 'em up." The employees' timetable of 1948 lists The Cap as running 11.5 miles from "GH" Tower near Pennington to Belle Mead in 9 minutes, an average of 76.7mph, then from Belle Mead.
Photo Date:  11/15/1951  Upload Date: 5/2/2008 1:09:37 AM
Location:  Belle Mead, NJ
Author:  Charles Knox Freericks
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Locomotives:  BO 52(E6A)
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