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Chesapeake and Ohio

Chessie System

WM 6417 GP9 CN Stamford Sub. Fort Erie. July 15/1984.

CO 5244 one of 5 unit Canadian order 5240-5244. SW9 GMD A153 2/1951

Note: Sold 7/1981 AAM (D) 5/1982 to Union Carbide Canada, Montreal East.
Later, ADFX 0177 (Agrium) at CN Mac Yard 12/27/2007

C&O 5242 built for Canadian service. SW9 GMD A151 2/1951
Chatham August 1974 Bill Thomson

Note: 5242 sold 8/1985 PSTR L3, re-sold 1997 OSRX 52.
Long stored unserviceable.

Original B&O paint scheme.

Chessie System paint scheme for B&O reporting marks.

Local efforts to save this roundhouse for a rail museum failed. A developer took over property and promptly got in over his head, gave up and went away. Contamination killed the project. All was demolished and still sits vacant decades later.

Work equipment for Auxiliary (wreck) train. Jim Booth

 

 

 



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