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Boston & Maine / Maine Central

The "Flying Yankee"

A sparkling crowd pleaser takes a pause at the resort village of Old Orchard Beach, just south of Portland, Maine on a summers day in the late 1930s. Boston & Maine Motor Train #6000, in "Flying Yankee" service replaced a B&M steam train by the same name as well as eliminating two subsidiary Maine Central trains: a testimony to the efficiency of this 1936 Budd product.


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