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 Post subject: Re: Scranton survivors... when you think about it.
PostPosted: Fri Aug 20, 2004 10:52 am 

> No, but...

> Funny thing is, if you named a cut off date
> -- say, list every surviving locomtoive ever
> to work Scranton before 19xx you'd have an
> interesting list.

> To note... the number of surviving locos
> (total) that *could have* regularly served
> Scranton (so RV #15 is not on this list)...

> Before 1930 -- 2
> (DL&W 952 & 565)

> Before 1940 -- 3
> (DL&W 952 & 565 and the SC)

> Before 1950 -- probably less than 10
> (DL&W 952 & 565 and the SC)
> (O&W 3 44-tonners, 1-3 NW2's)
> (CNJ 1 or 2 SW-1's)
> (D&H S4's 2)
> (Erie ?)

> Before 1960 (pre EL) -- I would guess 20-25
> or so
> (DL&W 952 & 565 and the SC, probably
> a handful of switchers)
> (O&W 3 44-tonners, 1-3 NW2's)
> (CNJ 1 or 2 SW-1's, 1 unmodified RS-3, 3
> GP-7's though they were likely not Scranton
> regulars)
> (D&H S4's 2, RS-3's 3-5)
> (Erie ?)

> What am I missing? There's got to be a few
> more... especially on the Erie side, but I
> bet not that many!

> Rob

I've seen photos of both 952 and 565 on the turntable at Northumberland, so both of them must have been in Scranton a few hours earlier.


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 Post subject: Re: DL&W 565 - Comprehensive Steamtown History
PostPosted: Fri Aug 20, 2004 12:35 pm 

Gerald,

Thanks for that good history.

I will pass it along to Gordon Chappell who is still very interested in Steamtown.

Ted Miles


ted_miles@nps.gov


  
 
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