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Re: LV Diesel Roster     -   Response #113   -   Go to Post in Thread
Posted by gfluck1 in Lehigh Valley on 05/27/15 at 09:38:22
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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".