Surviving PC locomotives.

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Postby PRRGuy » Tue Sep 11, 2007 8:22 pm

I don't remember about the PRR info, it's been awhile since I posted that.

Here's a couple more for you.


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Postby Shark » Thu Sep 13, 2007 10:39 pm

There is an SW1, TCCA 735, that works at Bridgewater Transfer facilty in Bridgewater, NJ. The TCCA 735 was built for the NYC.
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PRR 9069

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Postby PRRGuy » Sun Oct 28, 2007 2:46 pm

That's a mighty fine looking baldwin!
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PC to Suzie Q

Postby Matt Langworthy » Wed Jan 02, 2008 10:07 pm

From the latest issue of Railpace, NYS&W has recently acquired 5 former PC GP38-2s:

CSXT #2725 > CR #8065 > nee PC #8065
CSXT #2732 > CR #8087 > nee PC #8087
NS #5273 > CR #8063 > nee PC #8063
NS #5293 > CR #8097 > nee PC #8097
NS #5294 > CR #8099 > nee PC #8099
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Postby uhaul » Sun Jan 06, 2008 2:31 pm

You mean NYSW actually acquired some of those GP38-2! Wow, miss a week miss alot. Those units must have been pricy.

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Postby trainspot » Sun Jan 06, 2008 2:54 pm

I believe they were leased, not purchased.
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Postby uhaul » Sun Jan 06, 2008 6:25 pm

That is what I thought. Well I have heard it called Rumor Pace recently, but maybe this is one of those rumors with truthiness in it.

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Clarification

Postby Matt Langworthy » Sun Jan 06, 2008 6:59 pm

Actually, the mistake is mine, not Railpace's, so please accept my apology. I assumed received meant acquired, when they are not the same. An NS message board reports the units are leased to Suzie-Q.

At any rate, it's nice to know some of PC's loco fleet is still active.
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Postby PRRGuy » Thu Apr 10, 2008 11:22 am

I was going thru my own photos today so I started to track down the locomotive histories.

Here are some ex PRR/NYC/PC locomotives that I have listed.

PC 7555 Ex New Haven 1225(GP-9) now SWP 2003 (GP-11)
PC 7332 Ex NYC 5932/7332 (GP-9 now GRMX 7332 (GP-9)

PC 9504 (SW-1500) now LLPX 176
PC 9224 (SW-1500) now LLPX 177
PC 9225 (SW-1500) now BRC 539

PC 7962 (GP-38-2) now EMDX 762
PC 8026 (GP-38-2) now EMDX 826

PC 6954 (SD-38) now NS 3818

PRR 6050 (SD-40) now EMDX 2819 (SD-40-2)

PRR 9379 (SW-7) now USSX 9/NREX 9 (In Deadline at NRE Dixmoor,IL)

PRR 6202 (SD-45) now UP 2690 (SD-40M-2)
PRR 6203 (SD-45) now UP 2686 (SD-40M-2)
PRR 6213 (SD-45) now CSX 8484 (SD-40-2R)
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Link to photo of WAMX#3817 shows PC and CR markings

Postby zablocki22 » Mon May 19, 2008 10:46 am

I do not know if this one was listed or linked since I did not read all 13 pages of posts.

http://rrpicturearchives.net/locoPicture.aspx?id=53660

You can clearly see the Penn Central markings and the CR markings underneath. Photos are from 2007 in the state of Kansas.

Interesting...

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Re: Surviving PC locomotives.

Postby uhaul » Sun Jun 08, 2008 6:56 pm

Wow zablocki22, I did not realize any locomotive like that was still bombing around. Quite surprised the Penn Central paint is still there and what a great catch.
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Re: Link to photo of WAMX#3817 shows PC and CR markings

Postby scottychaos » Mon Jul 07, 2008 7:32 am

zablocki22 wrote:I do not know if this one was listed or linked since I did not read all 13 pages of posts.

http://rrpicturearchives.net/locoPicture.aspx?id=53660

You can clearly see the Penn Central markings and the CR markings underneath. Photos are from 2007 in the state of Kansas.

Interesting...

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page updated, July 7, 2008:

http://gold.mylargescale.com/Scottychao ... /index.htm

and WAMX 3817 is PC 7788.
The only known loco still roaming around in its PC paint!

(PC 7049 at Larrys is also in PC paint, but its a museum re-paint, not original PC paint)

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Re: Surviving PC locomotives.

Postby PRRGuy » Sun Aug 10, 2008 8:44 pm

Scot, here's some "new" news on a couple alcos.


NYC (P&LE)8542 Alco S-2 Serial 76962 Rebuilt to CLCX 02111 (S2m)
http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=5233

NYC (P&LE) 8652 Alco S-4 Serial 80938 TLE&W 9752
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=1239753

Alco NYC 8655 was also built for the P&LE subsidiary, now on the Ontario Midland, Serial #80941
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Re: Surviving PC locomotives.

Postby PRRGuy » Fri Aug 29, 2008 6:58 pm

Found this on the "Loconotes" yahoo group

"Reliable sources report New Hamshire Northcoast
GP9 1756 at scrapped by Pan Am/Springfield Terminal
at Waterville Shops (Maine) in the last two weeks. It
was first stripped of usable parts to repair ST 62."


PRR 7065 - EMD GP9 - New Hampshire North Coast 1756
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