GP-38 #2012

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Snowmojoe
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GP-38 #2012

Post by Snowmojoe » Tue Mar 31, 2015 12:58 pm

Is the date the NYSW bought/acquired 2012 known?
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Re: GP-38 #2012

Post by Cactus Jack » Wed May 06, 2015 3:33 pm

I will venture a guess it was acquired in early 1988.

It was brokered through Wilson Railway Eqpt in Iowa and had been B&O 3800. It may have had wreck damage when on Chessie, I don't 100% remember. I am pretty sure Wilson also painted it, as Rome did not and I do not think Little Ferry did.

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Re: GP-38 #2012

Post by Leo_Ames » Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:43 am

August 1987, according to the January 1998 issue of Trains.

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