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038a 6500

038b 6500

Formerly car 2622, 6500 takes a trial run at the Newark Shops in 1930. Note the gas/electric motor and vents amidship; the arch roof replaced the compromise roof; fancy air horn and roof light; mid-section destination sign among the innovative and somewhat surprising modifications. NRHS photo.

Plush interior of 6500 mid-section baggage racks disguise the engine housing immediately below. Note the Mahogany wood finish. September 25, 1930.

38c 6501

6501, formerly 2623, waits at the New Brunswick car house for a run to Trenton in scheduled service, February, 1932. NRHS photo.

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