Palmer, MA
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The first Amfleet-II Coach, the Viewliner and the diner pulled by 3 P42s pass
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An Amfleet-II Lounge Car, the last car of the Boston Section of the Lake Shore Limited passing, the conductor has opened up the back door to wave
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P42 #91 (how fitting its the Interstate Highway the train follows) leads the Southbound Vermonter for a few more yards as it curves into the junction point at Palmer where its direction will reverse from the NECR main line
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P42 #91 keeps entering
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A conductor or engineer hops off to walk over to the second switch over the CSX line
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The Engineers step off to begin switching ends
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Another employee station's himself to throw the first switch
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P42 #91 slowly begins moving again, the last few feet of its time as the lead locomotive
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The train switches onto the CSX main line
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This conductor is stationed to reset the switch to the previous position once the train is done switching
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P42 #51, currently the rear locomotive of today's Vermonter is almost done switching onto the main CSX line
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The Vermonter runs beyond the switch to finish switching
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The switch is reset
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Lights go on on P42 #51 which will be the lead locomotive down to New Haven (where both P42s will come off to be replaced by an electric AEM7 or HHP-8)
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P42 #91, now at the back of the Vermonter continues south down the CSX line
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