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Re: LV Diesel Roster     -   Response #114   -   Go to Post in Thread
Posted by gfluck1 in Lehigh Valley on 05/31/15 at 10:16:25
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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".