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« on: Aug 4th, 2003, 11:24pm »
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I know a lot of these wound up on short lines.  How about some of your favorite T-6 shots?  Here is one to start.  Maryland & Delaware #19, exN&W, at Federalsburg, MD on Aug. 3, 1986.  
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« Reply #1 on: Aug 7th, 2003, 9:45pm »
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Where did the T-6s fall in on the timeline?  Before the S-class switchers?

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« Reply #2 on: Aug 11th, 2003, 3:16pm »
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on Aug 7th, 2003, 9:45pm, Alco83 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Where did the T-6s fall in on the timeline?  Before the S-class switchers?

No, actually ALCo.'s T-6 was their last switcher devolopment   . The T-6 used a 6-cylinder 251B model rated at 1000hp, just to clear things up.
 
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« Reply #3 on: Aug 29th, 2003, 2:31am »
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T-6's started production in the late 50's. They utilized the same notches as the 251-RS/RSD road-switchers. Later T-6's had the number boards and class lights trade places. FYI, The last Alcos built   were  T-6's, Newburgh & South Shore 1016 and 1017. 1016 was released Jan. 8th, 1969, 1017 two days later. Both are woking well. First is on the M&H (forgot how to spell name) and the other on Cargill. Both are in clean sharp paint. BTW, both locos as 34 yrs. old
 
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Here's an early Conrail T-6 at Croxton yard in Seacaucus, NJ

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Here is a picture of 1017- the last T-6 built working for its owner-Cargil in Dana,Ind.

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« Reply #6 on: Dec 23rd, 2003, 4:08pm »
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ohio central has the former csc or copperweld steel t-6 with hi=adhesion trucks.  the unit is completely repainted in oc colors and looks great . pictures are on ohio central sites.   skybird..

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« Reply #7 on: Dec 23rd, 2003, 9:32pm »
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Wasn't the EX Conrail T-6's made into Slugs? That CSX has some of them now from the merger/split of Conrail? The ones I mean are 6 axled slugs that CSX inherited from Conrail, what exactly were these loco's ?

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« Reply #8 on: Dec 28th, 2003, 6:28pm »
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The Conrail 6 axle slugs were made from RSD-7's and RSD-12's.
Conrail even made a slug from a RSD-5!
 
No T-6's were made into slugs.


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« Reply #9 on: Dec 28th, 2003, 6:43pm »
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alcoman,
THANKS! I made to topics on this! One in the CSX forum, an one in the Conrail forum! I'd like to see some pictures of these loco's before they were sluged!
 
As for the no T-6 slugs, I thought the MT-6 was based from a T-6 switcher, I wasn't sure! As the 3 axle trucks had me stumped.....  
 
If you have any information to contribute to my MT-6 questions please feel free to add to either of the topics I created.... THANKS!


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« Reply #10 on: Jan 22nd, 2004, 8:58pm »
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http://crcyc.railfan.net/locos/misc/slug/slugrost6.html

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« Reply #11 on: Jan 23rd, 2004, 6:04am »
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Nick,
THANKS! I appreciate the help on the MT-6's, as I want to model one, just not in Conrail.... Interesting slug.  


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on Sep 12th, 2003, 1:33pm, Bob wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Here's an early Conrail T-6 at Croxton yard in Seacaucus, NJ

 
Here are later pics of PC #9847 from Bob's previous post.  It became Black River & Western #56, then PREX #101.  The first picture is from the unofficial BR&W website.  The other picture is from a Michigan railfan site.
 
http://www.geocities.com/Colosseum/Bleachers/5398/brw.htm
 
http://www.railroadmichigan.com/msou.html
 
Unfortunately, I have not seen or heard any other info on this loco.  I had the great privilege of seeing BR&W #56 working in and around Flemington, NJ while I was a growing railfan.  A semi-rare sight since only 57 were ever built, and 2 of those went to Mexico.
 
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A T-6 is on my signature!!!

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« Reply #14 on: Mar 25th, 2004, 9:49am »
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Hey CHESSIEMIKE -
Sorry to chime in so late here, but I've got a question on your opening shot of the Maryland & Delaware unit. Is that the same one that Delaware Coast Line uses to make drop-offs and pick-ups at SPI-Pharma in Lewes?  
 
If so, I'd love to get a pic next time I'm there.  I've heard Tuesdays and Fridays are days they run to Lewes, tho that may have changed. Anyone know?
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« Reply #15 on: Mar 25th, 2004, 10:49am »
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Charlie,
Sorry to say I have no idea where this unit is today.    The last time I was in that area was 1986.  I have been meaning to go back, but have not made it yet.  Hey, it's only been 17 years.
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on Mar 25th, 2004, 10:49am, CHESSIEMIKE wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Charlie,
Sorry to say I have no idea where this unit is today.    The last time I was in that area was 1986.  I have been meaning to go back, but have not made it yet.  Hey, it's only been 17 years.
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OK, I hate to say it, but the 19 is the only one still in Delaware. The other MDDE ones are at, you guessed it, the Arkansas and Missouri
 
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M&H (forgot how to spell the name)

 
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on Mar 25th, 2004, 1:09pm, dougal wrote:       (Click here for original message)

 
OK, I hate to say it, but the 19 is the only one still in Delaware. The other MDDE ones are at, you guessed it, the Arkansas and Missouri

 
Hey, Arkansas & Missouri can't be so bad. It's got mostly C420's for the roster. And MDDE and A&M are owned by the same company, IIRC.  
 
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ohio central has the former csc or copperweld steel t-6 with hi=adhesion trucks.

 
IIRC, only one T-6 was built with Hi-Ads. It was sold to the Monongahela Connecting Railroad. (They also got the only C415 [a terrible locomotive, by most accounts] with an industrial low clearance cab.)


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on Dec 23rd, 2003, 4:08pm, skybird wrote:       (Click here for original message)
ohio central has the former csc or copperweld steel t-6 with hi=adhesion trucks.  the unit is completely repainted in oc colors and looks great . pictures are on ohio central sites.        skybird..

 
on Jan 24th, 2005, 7:11pm, LL1060 wrote:       (Click here for original message)

 
IIRC, only one T-6 was built with Hi-Ads. It was sold to the Monongahela Connecting Railroad. (They also got the only C415 [a terrible locomotive, by most accounts] with an industrial low clearance cab.)

 
 
 


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on Aug 4th, 2003, 11:24pm, CHESSIEMIKE wrote:       (Click here for original message)
I know a lot of these wound up on short lines.  How about some of your favorite T-6 shots?  Here is one to start.  Maryland & Delaware #19, exN&W, at Federalsburg, MD on Aug. 3, 1986.  
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ChessieMike you always amaze me on what you have I had no idea they owned that please share more if you have any more on them or thier past.
If you want put them in the MD&DE thread in the MD&DE thread in shortlines.Thanks
 
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