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« on: Sep 5th, 2010, 11:21pm »
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The PRRH is the home of the LARGEST collection of surviving L&HR equipment that i'm aware of!!! Here's a Pic of L&HR snow flanger #105... She began her life as a boxcar on the New York ,Ontario and Western

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« Reply #1 on: Sep 5th, 2010, 11:24pm »
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Here's a shot of L&HR caboose #16..This caboose was built by the Reading Railroad and is virtually identical to RDG cabooses classed NmN

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« Reply #2 on: Sep 5th, 2010, 11:28pm »
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Close-up view of #16..Though she's been saved from scapping she's going to need ALOT of work.

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« Reply #3 on: Sep 5th, 2010, 11:29pm »
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Caboose #18 is in much better shape then #18

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« Reply #4 on: Sep 5th, 2010, 11:32pm »
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L&HR low-side gondola #1600

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« Reply #5 on: Sep 5th, 2010, 11:35pm »
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This item was inside the PRRH engine house..I have NO IDEA what it is..Mile Marker maybe?..IT"S AWESOME no matter what !!!!!!

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« Reply #6 on: Sep 5th, 2010, 11:39pm »
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Here's the top..as you can see one side is lettered "P. R. R. " and the other "L. & H. R. R. y.". . . . And yes i got my SHOE in the PIC!!!!!LOL!!

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« Reply #7 on: Sep 7th, 2010, 12:02am »
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Actually, the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad has more- six of the original nine Alco C-420's. (And they weigh a whole lot more
 
In any case, nice shots; the equipment looks much the same as the last time I was down that way last October. I thought I had read somewhere in the last year that flanger 105 was due to be moved into the shop building; I assume its cupola is stored inside. (It had to be removed for clearance reasons when the car was trucked down from the nearby IR plant, where it had sat for years; a long, sometimes sorry backstory there.)
 
As for the post, it isn't a milepost (highways have mile markers- railroads have mileposts); mileposts have numbers. This is a property line marker.
 
The L&HR's actual mainline ended in Belvedere, at G Tower; it owned two (three, if you count corporate identities) isolated properties in P'burg and into Easton. What's called the 'L&HR Bridge' over the Delaware was built by subsidiaries South Easton and Phillipsburg Railroad of Pennsylvania, and South Easton and Phillipsburg Railroad of New Jersey (collectively, the SE&PRR). And, Hudson Yard in P'burg was built and owned by the L&HR- adjacent to the PRR Bel-Del main.
 
The marker post in your photos was probably at one or the other end of Hudson Yard- I'd have to do some digging. There's a picture on page 14 of the Boyd/Antz L&HR book of the delineator post at the P'burg end of the bridge; PRR on one face, SE&PRR on the other. As far as I know that marker is still there, and aside from the identified roads, looks identical to the one in the Museum's shop building. Did you ask anyone at the Museum?


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« Reply #8 on: Sep 7th, 2010, 12:27pm »
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I caught this marker laying casually on the floor of the shop building on my back to my car...I didn't even think to ask bout it then and It's not mentioned on their website..I Always wondered why Ingersoll Rand ended up with such a large sampling of the non-locomotive L&HR rolling stock. Is there a link out there with the story?

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« Reply #9 on: Jun 12th, 2011, 8:23am »
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Anybody want to tell the "long and sometimes sorry backstory" of the L&HR equipment at the I-R plant in Phillipsburg?  I'll tell you what I know.

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« Reply #10 on: Jun 19th, 2011, 2:11am »
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I saw your post on RR.net about this (hard to believe it has been over six years). It wouldn't hurt to add it here.
 
I don't have admissible evidence, but there was apparently a second individual from Philadelphia who was involved with some shenanigans regarding L&HR artifacts at the time of the CR transition (maybe the same guy?).


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