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Old Providence Railroad Photos

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Old Viaduct over Canal Street being demolished, 1980s:

http://photos.nerail.org/showpic/?20050421...&POYE=&RES=LONG

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Amtrak train, 1978 on old track around current Citizens Bank Tower/Capitol Cove:

http://photos.nerail.org/showpic/?20050329...&POYE=&RES=LONG

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Union Station under renovation, 1980s

http://photos.nerail.org/showpic/?20020406...&POYE=&RES=LONG

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Freight train rolling thru Union Station:

http://photos.nerail.org/showpic/?20040520...&POYE=&RES=LONG

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Severing main line rail branch to East Providence by old Union Station, 1984:

http://photos.nerail.org/showpic/?20040517...&POYE=&RES=LONG

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1979, Freight Train coming out of East Side Rail Tunnel (downtown portal) :

http://photos.nerail.org/showpic/?20040517...&POYE=&RES=LONG

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Union Station in early 1980s from College Hill:

http://photos.nerail.org/showpic/?20050420...&POYE=&RES=LONG

More:

http://photos.nerail.org/search/searchresu...&POYE=&RES=LONG

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Awesome pics. I love trains, wish I had been around during the height of their use, despite the ugly footprint they left on downtown til the river was uncovered.

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Wow... These are fantastic. I love seeing the transformation of our city. So much has changed. It is truly amazing. Thanks for these.

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Heres tons of online historical photos of Providence and RI:

http://www.quickpix.com/cgi-win/IICGI.exe/sixmonths

from the Providence Public Library

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Must... tear... myself... away... Could... spend... all... night... searching... that... database...

Thanks a ton for the link! These are fantastic!

- Garris

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