ex PC C425 on NY&LE

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ex PC C425 on NY&LE

Post by uhaul » Sat Jan 26, 2008 5:02 pm

The last news on this C424 is from 2004 and I am looking for some more recent news if there is any.
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Post by lvrr325 » Sat Jan 26, 2008 9:49 pm

Judging from the photo, it needs too much work to meet FRA specs to have left on it's own wheels. So it's pretty much a matter of when it's scrap value exceeds it's value as a parts source -

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Post by scottychaos » Sun Jan 27, 2008 1:10 pm

The recent news the same as its been for the last 10 years or more.
nothing has changed..its still a derelict, its a parts engine, 99.9% likely it will never turn a wheel again. :(

http://www.railfan.net/railpix/submit/s ... 5-5067.jpg

Its a C425, not a C424.

built as PRR 2431 - PC 2431 - CR 2431 - CR 5067 - NYLE 5067

I dont believe it ever actually operated with NYLE..it was always a parts unit for them..anyone know when it arrived in Gowanda?
I know it was retired by CR in 1980..

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Post by lvrr325 » Sun Jan 27, 2008 7:00 pm

Most of the units Conrail renumbered to the 5000-series never even operated for Conrail with those numbers. But I'd bet the unit came with the 6101 from M-K - seems like both were leftovers from the GE rebuild program at Hornell that did units for GBW and D&H among others.


Post by uhaul » Sat Feb 02, 2008 12:21 pm

Thank you for the information. Is there any legal and/or safe way to photograph this locomotive?

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Post by pablo » Sat Feb 02, 2008 12:34 pm

I think that this locomotive is viewable from the road. It might have been bounced around a bit, so perhaps this is no longer the case.

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