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Re: LV Diesel Roster     -   Response #115   -   Go to Post in Thread
Posted by gfluck1 in Lehigh Valley on 05/31/15 at 10:31:17
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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".