RailPictures.Net Photo: LIRR228 Long Island Railroad Alco C420 at Long Island City, New York by Paul F. De Luca
 
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Alco C420 (more..)
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Long Island City, New York, USA (more..)
January 31, 1979
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LIRR228 (more..)
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Paul F. De Luca (more..)
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A new Long Island Railroad paint scheme (similar to the MILW Bicentennial unit) emerged when the LIRR GP38-2's were delivered in 1976. The blue units with the 2 white stripes were now the norm, and the remaining 8 C420's were also painted like the GP38-2's, as seen on LIRR228 here. The LIRR's Bicentennial unit, LIRR252, is also seen here. Later this year, all the blue/white GP38-2's and C420's were painted R/W/B just like the LIRR252, 3 years after the USA's Bicentennial year.
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