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Ready for a spot in the shop paint line, 2616 anxiously sweats out the last days of her tribulation, Roseville west yard.

The long hand of fate reached out again to touch car 2616 on March 1, 1951. Her chore? The last car to operate on the 21 Orange line! The remaining single-ended cars in the Essex Division, including 2616, were scrapped soon afterward, as subway service at the time required double ended cars.

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