RailPictures.Net Photo: PC 6743 Conrail Alco C628 at Altoona, Pennsylvania by Charles Freericks
 
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Conrail (more..)
Alco C628 (more..)
Altoona Dead Line (more..)
Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
December 30, 1978
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PC 6743 (more..)
Unknown
Charles Freericks (more..)
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ALCO Century 628 #6743 is missing all her front windows, as she sits on the dead line and suffers the indiginity of having become a parts source to keep other C628s running. She was delivered to the Pennsyvlania as their #6305 in March of 1965... 13-years-old here and ready for scrapping. Behind her is a rather unique "DeWitt Geep," rebuilt from an RS3 by Penn Central, #9959 at Wilmington, originally bought by the Pennsylvania as their #8600 in December of 1955. Instead of a raised hood, this one has bulging radiators.
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