RailPictures.Net Photo: CR 5255 Conrail Alco RS-3 at Altoona, Pennsylvania by Charles Freericks
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Conrail (more..)
Alco RS-3 (more..)
Altoona Dead Line (more..)
Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
December 30, 1978
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CR 5255 (more..)
Charles Freericks (more..)
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An Erie Lackawanna RS3, renumbered by Conrail, with that number lined-out, indicating that this unit is off roster. This had been EL #1039, and prior to that, Delaware, Lackawanna & Western #901, delivered August 1950 (the DL&W's first RS3). Behind her was a patched Jersey Central "Red Baron," #5381, formerly CNJ 1552, delivered April 1953. It was dead silent when two friends and I saw these units, and with the cold air and crunching of snow, there was something truly eerie (no pun intended) about being there.
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