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Caterpillar rebuilds

Postby MR77100 » Fri Nov 27, 2009 8:59 pm

Today I took several hots of one of NS' three Caterpillar rebuilds, known as PR43C's. Does anyone know more about these units and why NS had them built. I know about the history of the TC-10's, (Transfer Cats), which had a Caterpillar engine installed fo yard service. Why would a railroad want to use a Caterpillar engine anyway?
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Re: Caterpillar rebuilds

Postby v8interceptor » Wed Dec 02, 2009 12:58 pm

If you look at the topic list on the forum, you will notice that the tread right below yours is a long discussion of these units...
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Re: Caterpillar rebuilds

Postby Komachi » Sat Dec 05, 2009 11:17 pm



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