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« Reply #100 on: May 25th, 2014, 9:49am »
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I 2nd that!!!  Great picture, thank you for posting it.

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« Reply #101 on: May 25th, 2014, 4:29pm »
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Agreed, especially on the HH Alco with that long arc as the dividing line.
 
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« Reply #102 on: Jun 6th, 2014, 6:48am »
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Segment 6(a) of “Before It Was The Lehigh Valley’s”, pictured is an ALCO RS3, PRR 8461 at Kane, PA in August of 1957, originally purchased by the Pennsylvania Railroad in June of 1952. (From George Elwood's Fallen Flags website, David Nyce Photo from the Gary Stuebben Collection)

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« Reply #103 on: Jun 6th, 2014, 7:01am »
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Segment 6(b) of “Before It Was The Lehigh Valley’s”, pictured is an ALCO RS3, PC 5461 at Selkirk, NY in April of 1970, originally purchased by the Pennsylvania Railroad in June of 1952, numbered 8461 and renumbered to 5461 at the time of the 1968 merger with the New York Central. (From George Elwood's Fallen Flags website, J.R. Quinn Photo from the Gary Stuebben Collection)  


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« Reply #104 on: Jun 6th, 2014, 7:45am »
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Segment 6(c) of “Before It Was The Lehigh Valley’s”, pictured is an ALCO RS3, LV 210 at Sayre, PA in 1971, originally purchased by the Pennsylvania Railroad in June of 1952, numbered 8461 and renumbered to 5461 at the time of the 1968 merger with the New York Central.

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« Reply #105 on: Jun 6th, 2014, 9:00am »
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Even though it is pretty simple, the LV paint job is by far the nicest of the three.
 
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« Reply #106 on: Jun 6th, 2014, 9:04am »
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And now the RS2 that would be replaced by the aforementioned.

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« Reply #107 on: Jun 9th, 2014, 5:52am »
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on Jun 23rd, 2011, 8:10pm, gfluck1 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Pictured below is LV 103, an ALCO HH300, equipped with a McIntosh & Seymour 300 HP, 4-cycle, 6 cylinder diesel, on a 4 axle, 32’ 8” frame with a total weight of 132,000 lbs, purchased in December, 1931.

 
ALCO predelivery photo of LV 103


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« Reply #108 on: Jun 9th, 2014, 6:00am »
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on Jun 7th, 2011, 10:52pm, gfluck1 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
In 1940, American Locomotive Company (ALCO) will start production of the S2, a 1000 HP, ALCO 539 (4-cycle, 6 cylinder) diesel, on a 4 axle, 44’ 5” frame with a total weight of 229,700 lbs. A total of 1,462 S2 units are built thru 1950. In 1942 the Lehigh Valley will purchase 5 units, Road Numbers 150 – 154, and 3 units, 7 units in 1943, Road Numbers 155 –161, 3 units in 1944, Road Numbers 162 - 164 in 1944 and 1 unit, Road Number 165 in 1949. Pictured is LV 154.

 
ALCO predelivery photo of LV 150


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« Reply #109 on: Sep 25th, 2014, 11:08am »
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on Jun 5th, 2011, 8:42pm, gfluck1 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
In 1939, General Motors, Electro Motive Division (EMD) will start production of the FT, a 1350 HP, 567B (16 cylinder) diesel, on a 4 axle, A units are 50’ 8” long with a total weight of 230,000 lbs and the B units are 48’ 3” long with a total weight of 218,000 lbs. A total of 555 A units and 541 B units are built thru 1945. In 1945 the Lehigh Valley will purchase 4 A units (Road Numbers 500 – 506, even) and 4 B units (Road Numbers 501 – 507, odd). Pictured is LV 500.

 
My buddy sent this color photo of LV 506 & 507, thought I'd share it as I haven't seen many or even have many FT color photos.


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« Reply #110 on: Oct 2nd, 2014, 9:36am »
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on Dec 30th, 2011, 6:52am, gfluck1 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Newly acquired photo of LV 116 (HH660)

 
Below is the locomotive diagram for LV 116 from the 10/21/1959 "Diagrams Of Diesel Electric Locomotives".


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« Reply #111 on: Apr 18th, 2015, 9:41pm »
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on Jun 21st, 2011, 10:09pm, gfluck1 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
In 1940, General Electric will start production of the 44-Ton Switcher. Equipped with a pair of 180 HP, D17000 (4-cycle, V8) Caterpillar diesels, on a 4 axle, 28’ 4” frame with a total weight of 90,000 lbs. A total of 385 units are built thru 1956. In 1941 the Lehigh Valley will purchase 1 unit, Road Number 60, and purchase 2 more units, Road Numbers 61 & 62 in 1942. Pictured below is LV 62.
 

 
Pre-delivery photo of LV 60


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« Reply #112 on: May 12th, 2015, 11:05pm »
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on Aug 21st, 2012, 10:04pm, gfluck1 wrote:       (Click here for original message)

 
A copy of "Before" photos

 
Before the boo boo (but mostly because this is an awesome photo).


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« Reply #113 on: May 27th, 2015, 9:38am »
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on May 8th, 2011, 7:31am, gfluck1 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
In 1968, General electric will start production of the U23B, a 2250 HP, FDL-12 (4-cycle, V12) diesel, on a 4 axle, 60’ 2” frame with a total weight of 242,000 lbs.. A total of 481 units are built. In 1974 the Lehigh Valley will purchase 12 units, road Numbers 501 – 512. Pictured below is LV 503.

 
The attached is from the Thursday, November 21, 1974, "The Evening Times" (Sayre & Athens, PA, Waverly, NY), "A DOZEN FOR THE LEHIGH VALLEY".


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« Reply #114 on: May 31st, 2015, 10:16am »
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on May 9th, 2011, 10:27pm, gfluck1 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
In 1963, American Locomotive Company (ALCO) will start production of the Century 420, a 2000 HP, 251C (4-cycle, V12) diesel, on a 4 axle, 60’ 3” frame with a total weight of 250,000 lbs. A total of 131 units are built thru 1968. In 1964 the Lehigh Valley will purchase the 12 units, Road Numbers 404 – 415. Pictured is LV 408.

 
The attached is from the Friday, November 13, 1964, "The Evening Times" (Sayre & Athens, PA, Waverly, NY), "NEW LEHIGH VALLEY DIESELS GO INTO ROAD SERVICE".  


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on May 9th, 2011, 6:24am, gfluck1 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
In 1963, American Locomotive Company (ALCO) will start production of the Century 628, a 2,750 HP, 251C (4-cycle, V16) diesel, on a 6 axle, 69’ 6” frame with a total weight of 408,000 lbs. A total of 186 units are built thru 1968. In 1967 the Lehigh Valley will purchase 9 units (formerly ex-Monon 400-408). Road Numbers 633 – 641. Pictured is LV 635.

 
The attached is from the Thursday, December 28, 1967, "The Evening Times" (Sayre & Athens, PA, Waverly, NY), "ONE OF LEHIGH'S NEW DIESELS".    


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on Jun 22nd, 2011, 3:58pm, gfluck1 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
In 1936, Electro Motive Corporation (EMC) will start production of the SW, a 600 HP, Winton 201-A (8 cylinder) diesel, on a 4 axle, 44’ 5” frame with a total weight of 180,000 lbs. A total of 77 units are built thru 1939. In 1937-38 the Lehigh Valley will purchase 6 units, Road Numbers 106 – 111. Pictured is LV 107.

 
Article from "Democrat & Chronicle", July 11, 1938, features EMC SW LV 107



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