US Navy selling four Baldwin switch engines.

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US Navy selling four Baldwin switch engines.

Postby clutch » Tue Mar 04, 2008 1:34 pm

The Navy is selling at auction starting 3/26/2008 four Baldwin switchers. These are located in Crane Indiana looks like one has roller bearings. These are the links to the auction. http://www.govliquidation.com/list/c7481/lna/1.html http://cgi.govliquidation.com/auction/v ... Id=1611871 http://cgi.govliquidation.com/auction/v ... Id=1611872 http://cgi.govliquidation.com/auction/v ... Id=1611873 http://cgi.govliquidation.com/auction/v ... Id=1611874
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Postby uhaul » Tue Mar 04, 2008 4:49 pm

So far the bidding is $50 and I hope these units find good homes. Thanks for bringing this to light.
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Postby Spartan Phalanx » Thu Mar 06, 2008 10:25 am

I wonder if SMS Railway in New Jersey is going to bid on these?
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Sale results

Postby clutch » Fri Mar 28, 2008 6:58 pm

The auction closed today. The roller bearing unit sold for $28,000.00 . the others $29,000.00 $29,000.00 and $26,000.00 . My guess is this will leave in small pieces.
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Re: sale results

Postby trainspot » Sat Mar 29, 2008 7:01 am

I'd like to hear the results if anyone could find out. Thanks!
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Re: US Navy selling four Baldwin switch engines.

Postby Baldwin Diesel Zone » Sun Jan 31, 2010 10:39 pm

I know this auction ended some time ago but can anyone confirm what became of these units. The Government Liquidation links in this topic are stale but I saved a few photos on the Baldwin Diesel Zone, don't tell anyone I don't want to get in trouble :wink: , see the bottom of this page; http://baldwindiesels.railfan.net/usn/index.html. If no one knows the fate of these units does anyone know how to find out?
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