QNS&L RSC-3s?

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QNS&L RSC-3s?

Postby SSW9389 » Tue Oct 14, 2014 10:17 am

There is a note in the December 1968 Extra 2200 South on page 22. It states that QNS&L 102 and 103 were built by MLW as RSC-3s and later retrucked to B-B. The unit serial numbers are 76110 and 76111 for these units built in July 1951. Can anyone confirm what trucks these early QNS&L units were built with? They were used in the early construction of the line.

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Re: QNS&L RSC-3s?

Postby tgibson » Tue Oct 14, 2014 11:10 am

The Diesel Builders Vol. 2 (Kirkland) shows them built as RS-3's, but I have no idea if that is correct. RS3's and RSC3's had the same spec numbers (ME-1600-R), so there may be no way to know in the records?
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