Ex-LIRR 1553 for sale?

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Ex-LIRR 1553 for sale?

Postby Paul » Mon Mar 22, 2004 10:36 am

I just recieved word that the ex-LIRR RS-3 1553 may be for sale. Can anyone confirm?
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Postby jayrmli » Mon Mar 22, 2004 2:04 pm

Is this the engine currently at the Monticello Railroad Museum?

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Postby Paul » Mon Mar 22, 2004 6:25 pm

Hi Jay.
It's at the Ohio Central. Someone sent me a picture of it there. looks in good shape carbpdy wise, but I dont know if its fact or rumour.
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Postby trainspot » Mon Mar 22, 2004 9:41 pm

From the Alco Forum:

Posted: Tue Mar 16, 2004 7:22 pm Post subject: Need an Alco?

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Apparently Ohio Central's Alcos (and GE and EMDs) are available for sale or lease. See:

http://www.performancerailway.com/leasing.html


Notice it still has its "crab eye" marker lights!
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Postby BEDT16RMLI » Fri Mar 26, 2004 7:36 am

1553 looks great
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