Strasburg Railroad (SRC)

Strasburg 90 in Strasburg, PA
Strasburg 90 puts a train together in Strasburg, PA on Sunday, July 7, 2019.

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Strasburg Rail Road (SRC)

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Locomotives

SRC 2, 10-ton Gasoline Plymouth

Strasburg Rail Road (SRC) 2 is a “Dinkey” 10-ton Gasoline Plymouth Fate-Root-Heath built in 1930 aquired by SRC in 1984. It was used during construction of Holtwood and Safe Harbor dams. Former Safe Harbor Water & Power Corp. E-126; Pennsylvania Water & Power Co. #2
SRC 2 at Strasburg
SRC 2 is at Strasburg, PA on Sunday, July 7, 2019.

SRC 3, 15 inch gauge, Cagney Bros. / Miniature Railway Company 4-4-0

Built in the early 1900s, these miniature steam trains (15 in (381 mm) gauge) reportedly were most likely originally used at Coney Island, NY. Built around 1920, this Cagney Bros. Co., Miniature Railway Company built, miniature steam train was originally used at an amusement park.
SRC 3 at Strasburg
SRC 3 is serviced at Strasburg between runs on the "Pint-Sized Pufferbelly" on Sunday, July 7, 2019.

SRC 21 Mack/Brill Railbus

A 1921-built gasoline powered Mack Model AC railbus. The chassis was built by Mack, the truck people, and the body was built by Brill. It originally was constructed, serial number 6005, as number 20 for the Lewisburg, Milton & Watsonville Passenger Railway, a Pennsylvania trolley line. In 1928 it became PRR 4738 and in 1931 it was sold to the Artemus-Jellico, a Kentucky shortine. In 1941 it was aquired by the the Buffalo Creek & Gauley (BC&G) as their car "A". It later went to the SRC then the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.
SRC 21 at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Strasburg Rail Road (SRC) Mack/Brill Railbus 21 is sitting outside at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania outside of Strasburg, PA on Sunday, July 7, 2019.

SRC 90, Baldwin 2-10-0 (decapod)

According to good sources, SRC 90 was built in 1924 by Baldwin as a 2-10-0, builders number 57812, Great Western Railway Company 90.
The Strasburg Rail Road purchased No. 90 in 1967.
SRC 90 at Strasburg
Strasburg 90 puts a train together in Strasburg, PA on Sunday, July 7, 2019.
SRC 90 at Groff's Grove
Strasburg 90 pulls a train through Groff's Grove headed back to Strasburg, PA on Sunday, July 7, 2019.
SRC 90 back at Strasburg
Strasburg 90 working in Strasburg, PA on Sunday, July 7, 2019.
SRC 90 back at Esbenshade Rd.
Strasburg Rail Road (SRC) 2-10-0 number 90 pulling a train approaching Esbenshade Rd. headed towards Strasburg, PA, on Sunday, July 7, 2019.
SRC 90 at Strasburg
Strasburg Rail Road (SRC) 2-10-0 number 90 arrives in Strasburg on Sunday, July 7, 2019, and runs around its train.
SRC 90 at Groff's Grove again
Strasburg 90 pulls a train through Groff's Grove and past Cherry Crest Adventure Farm headed back to Strasburg, PA on the afternoon of Sunday, July 7, 2019.
SRC 90 pulling a train into Leaman Place
Strasburg Rail Road (SRC) 2-10-0 90 pulling a train into Leaman Place, PA on Sunday, July 7, 2019.
SRC 90 pulling a train towards Blackhorse Rd.
Strasburg Rail Road 2-10-0 90 pulling a train towards Blackhorse Rd. after leaving Leaman Place, PA on Sunday, July 7, 2019.

SRC 1235, ATSF/EMD SSB1200

According to good sources SRC 1235 was built in 1953 by EMD as ATSF 2435 a model SW9, builders number 18960. It was rebuilt by ATSF and became ATSF 1235, an SSB1200.
SRC 1235 at Strasburg
SRC 1235 is at Strasburg, PA on Sunday, July 7, 2019.

SRC 8618, EMD SW8

According to good sources SRC 8618 was built in 1953 by EMD as a model SW8, NYC 9618 builder's number 16193. It was renumbered to NYC 8618, becoming PC 8618 and CR 8618 before being sold.
Roadnames and numbers for this locomotive include: LBC 1500, LTEX 8618, NYC/PC/CR 8618, SRC 8618.
SRC 8618 at Strasburg
Strasburg Rail Road (SRC) SW8 8618 is at Strasburg, PA on Sunday, July 7, 2019.

Rolling Stock

SRC 9140 MW, Baggage ACF

According to good sources SRC 9140 MW was built in 1946 by ACF as a baggage car for New York Central, becoming Penn Central (numbers unknown) and finally Amtrak (service unknown) until used for storage at Lancaster station until 2006 when it went to SRC.
SRC 9140 MW at Strasburg
SRC 9140 MW is at Strasburg, PA on Sunday, July 7, 2019.

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