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1921

Postby GP40MC1118 » Sun Nov 14, 2004 10:06 pm

The 1921 was bought 11/83 along with the 1920 from locomotive dealer
Chrome Crankshaft. It was repainted into its current scheme in 1991.
She was the last unit of the group of six ex-BN GP9's bought from Chrome
between 11/83 and 10/84 (1920-1925) to run on the MBTA.

In anticipation of your next question:
901 x-SEMTA 901, nee-GTW GP9 4908. Sold 10/93 to James Grant, Inc.
(Green Mountain) and gone by 4/94. Scrapped between 1997-2000 at
Burlington, Vt.
902 x-SEMTA 902, nee-GTW GP9 4915.
903 x-SEMTA 903, nee-GTW GP18 4950. Sold 10/94 to Naparano. Was
scrapped for Naparano Summer 1995 at East Cambridge.
904 x-SEMTA 904, nee-GTW GP18 4952.
905 x-SEMTA 905, x-MBTA/CR/PC GP9 7559, nee-NH 1229. Sold 10/94 to
AJ Belliveau RR Construction (Ct.). Left Boston with CCCL reporting
marks (Conneticut Central). Stored in East Hartford, Ct.
1920 x-BN 1848, nee-NP 222 Sold 1/92 to Cape Cod RR. Never ran and
sold 5/95 to LTE. Scrapped.
1921 x-BN 1921, nee-NP 336.
1922 x-BN 1724, nee-NP 286. Sold 1/92 to AJ Belliveau RR Construction
(Ct.). Transferred to his Central New England RR. Still in T Paint.
1923 x-BN 1789, nee-GN 716. Sold 1/92 to Cape Cod RR 1789. Sold 3/99
to Bay Colony 1703.
1924 x-BN 1823, nee-GN 671. Sold 1/92 to Cape Cod RR 1823. Sold 2/97
to Nucor Steel. Left New England as DJPX 1823. No current location
known!
1925 x-BN 1945, nee-NP 366. Sold 1/92 to Cape Cod RR 1925. Never ran
and sold to LTE, but scrapped 2/96 by Bay Colony at East Wareham.

Also, SW9 1900 was in the news recently. Sold by LTEX to Brandt Industries of Canada. Left minus hood and engine!
X-SCL 141, nee-ACL 659. Bought from Chrome Crankshaft 2/84. Sold
1/92 to Cape Cod RR. Never ran. Sold 11/03 to LTEX. Sold 11/04 to
Brandt and shipped as LTEX 001.

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Postby MBTA F40PH-2C 1050 » Mon Nov 15, 2004 2:15 pm

haha, thanks Dave, i was going to ask that after :-D
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