BSOR - Buffalo Southern Discussion

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Re: BSOR - Buffalo Southern Discussion

Postby lvrr325 » Mon Oct 03, 2011 5:39 am

The current Trains seems to have missed the existance of that C415.
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Re: BSOR - Buffalo Southern Discussion

Postby Matt Langworthy » Mon Oct 03, 2011 6:40 am

Ditto for Railfan & Railroad -they also neglected BSOR's C415.
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Re: BSOR - Buffalo Southern Discussion

Postby scottychaos » Mon Oct 03, 2011 6:50 am

See:

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=86294

For what is believed to a complete, current, Alco C415 survivor list..
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Re: BSOR - Buffalo Southern Discussion

Postby RMB » Thu Nov 24, 2011 11:05 pm

IT APPEARS THAT RJ CORMAN HAS COMPLETELY REBUILT THE BUFFALO SOUTHERN FROM BLASDELL TO HAMBURG. LOOKS LIKE A CLASS 1 MAIN LINE. THEY DID A HECK OF A JOB.
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Re: BSOR - Buffalo Southern Discussion

Postby CRAZY4TRAINS » Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:50 pm

Ok let's talk buffalo southerns stored rs 3. Was this engine ever of lehigh valley vintage before it was adirondack ? Someone told me a rs3 from them might be coming to williamsville as a static display however there seams to be no information on its first owners thanks
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Re: BSOR - Buffalo Southern Discussion

Postby BSOR Patarak » Sat Feb 16, 2013 5:21 pm

No, the RS-3 is ex Delaware & Hudson. The Lehigh Valley unit is the ex South Buffalo S2 #107. It also had been stored at Eden with a cracked block.
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Re: BSOR - Buffalo Southern Discussion

Postby CRAZY4TRAINS » Sat Feb 16, 2013 6:23 pm

Thanks everybody thinking it was the rs 3 but that's why I questioned the vintage thanks
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Re: BSOR - Buffalo Southern Discussion

Postby scottychaos » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:58 pm

Two LV Alco S2's are on the BSOR, one operating, one not.
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Re: BSOR - Buffalo Southern Discussion

Postby lvrr325 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:31 am

I happened to drive by and note the green S2, ex-QGRY/CP C424 and C415 in the same place they've been.
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Re: BSOR - Buffalo Southern Discussion

Postby CRAZY4TRAINS » Wed Feb 20, 2013 9:18 pm

Before the engine can be moved to williamsville the prime mover and traction motors are supposed to be removed .The wnyhrs indicated the S2 weighs in excess of 200000 or one hundred tons ouch tough to move with that much weight. Cost to move this would be a lot more than the caboose. They are also planning to bring in a lv boxcar in eventually. The lv is coming back to williamsville depot one piece at a time. The plans for all this are still up in the air depending on money, man power and of course red tape.
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Re: BSOR - Buffalo Southern Discussion

Postby thebigham » Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:58 pm

The July issue of Railpace says the Buffalo Southern has had an increase in traffic. Mainly from an oil transfer site in Hamburg.

They need additional motive power and would like to revive C420 2010.
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Re: BSOR - Buffalo Southern Discussion

Postby thebigham » Sat Dec 07, 2013 2:07 pm

The December issue of Railpace says the railroad was doing work on C424M #4212.

Here's a pic I took of it in Hamburg about 2 years ago:

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=193919
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Re: BSOR - Buffalo Southern Discussion

Postby thebigham » Fri Jan 31, 2014 7:59 pm

I visited the Buffalo Southern on Thursday around 11:30am. Beautiful sunshine, but of course no trains were running.

#2010 in front of the Hamburg enginehouse:

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=213619
http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=213620

Jordan Spreader with a D&H shield in front of the Hamburg enginehouse:

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=213621

3 Alcos stored down by the old Hamburg station that used to be a hobby shop:

http://photos.greatrails.net/showpic/?2 ... 818750.jpg

S2 #107 in BSOR paint:

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=213623

NY&LE lettered Alco #77 in South Buffalo RR paint:

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=213626

S2 #84 in South Buffalo RR paint:

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=213625

Alco C415 #423, Alco S2 #105 and MLW C424 #4212 stored way back behind the Hamburg enginehouse:

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=213627
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Re: BSOR - Buffalo Southern Discussion

Postby BSOR Patarak » Sun Feb 02, 2014 8:58 am

Sure, I take a day off and missed you!
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Re: BSOR - Buffalo Southern Discussion

Postby thebigham » Sun Feb 02, 2014 10:14 am

^LOL, yes.
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