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Re: PC: PC Loco Questions
- Subject: Re: PC: PC Loco Questions
- From: "Christopher R. Hauf" <crhauf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 23 Sep 1997 22:04:33 -0400
I can tell you where one of the rebuilt ex-CR, ex-PC, ex-LV, ex-PRR
RS-3m's is. The LV 211 (CR 9920/PC 5569/PRR 8445), RS-3m hammerhead, is
preserved in the collection of the Rochester Chapter NRHS's Rochester &
Genesee Valley Railroad Museum in Rush, NY. The unit is fully operable and
has been restored to its Lehigh Valley livery. Pics can be seen on our
website at http://www.rochester.ny.us/railmuseum.html
I am not sure where a complete list resides. I know someone has a list
of extant RS and S units, but I am not sure if the list has only "pure"
Alco units on it or includes the modified RS3's as well. The URL
currently escapes me however. I will try to dig it up.
Hope this helps.
At 06:42 PM 9/22/97 -0400, you wrote:
> In my free time I am trying to put together an all-time roster with
>dispositions of PC locomotives. So far so good, I have about 150 pages
>of information on every class of PC locomotives. However my distance
>from a good railroad oriented library/museum/archives prevents me from
>completeing my task. Here are three questions: (two are quite easy if
>one has a copy of Diesels of the C&NW, which I do not)
>1. What were the numbers of the PC GP7's/GP9's purchased by the
>C&NW in the late 1970's and early 1980's?
>2. What were the numbers of the PC (ex-NYC) GP40's purchased by the
>C&NW in the early 1980's?
>3. Does anyone know were I can find a comprehensive list of which PC
>(and other CR component roads) RS-3's were rebuilt into RS-3mod's by
>CR after 1976?
>Thank you in advance for any help you can provide.
>"Robert.Holzweiss -AT- bush.nara.gov"
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