New York Central Alco RS3 #8255

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New York Central Alco RS3 #8255

Unit Status Update 1/5/14: Within the next few weeks all the wheels on this locomotive will be re-profiled. 

Built in July 1951 by ALCO/GE for the New York Central as an RS3 road switcher, builders # 78871, 1,600 HP, Engine: 12-244-G, Timken oil bearings, Traction motors No 1, 3 &4 are GE 752C, No. 2 is GE 752 E8, max speed 65 MPH, 800 gal fuel tank, 6-SL brake valves, steam generator in place but not in service, FRA glazing (except upper cab windows), repainted cab,. This unit is in operational condition and an be easily Blue Carded. 

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