Conrail & Predecessor Locomotives

LV RS3m 211 at the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum.
Lehigh Valley Railroad RS3m 211 at the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum at Industry in Rush, NY on Friday, July 5, 2019.

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Conrail

CR 2233 EMD GP30

Reportedly CR 2233 was built in 1963 by EMD as a model GP30, PRR 2233, builder's number 28141. It became PC 2233, then CR 2233, then West Shore Railroad Corporation 2233, then it went to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.
CR GP30 2233 at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Conrail (CR) 2233 a GP30 is sitting inside the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania near Strasburg, PA, on Sunday, July 7, 2019.

Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ)

CNJ 1554, ALCo RS3

Reportedly former CNJ 1554 was built in 1953 by ALCo as a model RS3, builders number 80271, as CNJ 1554.
Other owners and numbers for this locomotive reportedly include Black River And Western 1554. Reportedly this locomotive is owned by the Anthracite Railroads Historical Society, Inc.
CNJ 1554 at Scranton Shops
Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ) RS3 1554 is outside the Delaware-Lakawana Railroad (DL, GVT) shops, Scranton, PA on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

Delaware Lackawanna and Western (DLW)

DLW 426, EMC SC

DLW 426 is an EMC SC. Reportedly: DLW 426 was built by EMC in 1935 as DLW 426, EMC builder number 517. Other reporting marks reportedly associated with this locomotive include BMIX 109 and DL 426.
IC 790 and DLW 426 at Steamtown
Illinois Central (IC) 790 and Delaware Lackawanna & Western (DLW) 426 are at the Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, PA on Thursday, May 26, 2022.

Lehigh Valley Railroad (reporting mark LV)

LV 211 Alco/EMD RS3m (Hammerhead)

LV 211 is an ALCo/EMD RS3m (Hammerhead). Reportedly: LV 211 was built in 1953 by ALCo as a model RS3, builders number 80580, PRR 8445. It was rebuilt in 1979 as “DeWitt Geep” RS3m CR 9920.
Reporting marks and numbers associated with this locomotive include PRR 8445, PRR 5569, PC 5569, LV 211, CR 5487, CR 9920.. A detailed history of this locomotive is here.
LV 211 at the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum
Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad's (R&GV) LV RS3m 211 at the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum at Industry in Rush, NY on Friday, July 5, 2019.

TMSL 1901 EMC SW1

According to good sources, TMSL 1901 was built in 1939 by EMC as a model SW1, builders number 909, ACL 1900.
Roadnames and numbers associated with this locomotive include Towanda-Monroeton Shippers Lifeline RR (TMSL) 26, TMSS 26, ACL 1901.
LV 211 at the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum
LV RS3m 211 at the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum at Industry in Rush, NY on Friday, July 5, 2019.

New York Central (reporting mark NYC)

RPCX NYC 4080, EMD E8A

RPCX NYC 4080 is an EMD E8A. Reportedly: it was built in 1953 as NYC 4080. PC renumbered to 4325 when cab signals were added. Assigned to NY&LB under PC/Conrail and NJDOT. ICG Paducah changed the number when rebuilt there in late 70’s. Reporting marks and numbers said to be associated with this locomotive include: NYC 4080, NJT 4285, RPCX 4080, PC4325, NJDOT 4325.

Pennsylvania Railroad (reporting mark PRR)

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Reading Company (reporting mark RDG)

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