Former LIRR Alco C420 on LA&L

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Former LIRR Alco C420 on LA&L

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The LA&L is thought to own & operate a 1963-built Alco Century 420, the Long Island Rail Road being the original operator. Is it the former LIRR #200 or #221 ???? Thanks.
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Re: Former LIRR Alco C420 on LA&L

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Originally LIRR #200.
she's still in regular use by the LAL! :)
she often does the daily run between Lakeville NY and the CSX interchange in the Town of Chili, NY (just south of the Rochester airport)

420 has been with the LAL since 1995, 25 years next year. almost half her life!

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Re: Former LIRR Alco C420 on LA&L

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Great! Thank you. She was the lead engine of the class on the LIRR.
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Re: Former LIRR Alco C420 on LA&L

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I believe Atlas offered a model of it in HO. I saw this engine a lot (usually teamed with #425) in Rochester when I attended RIT from 2000 to 2004. I assume the numbering of both engines is based on their Alco model designations.

I would love to find that Atlas model of this engine.
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Re: Former LIRR Alco C420 on LA&L

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I wish the LA&L would get a second LIRR C420.

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