WHERE ARE ALL THE RS-3'S?

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Matt Langworthy
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Surviving RS-3m

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Does the Housatannic RR have an ex-EL RS-3M or am I mistaken? Also CR converted a few ex-EL RS-3s to RS-3ms in the late '70s. Where are they now? By the way, I agree it would be better to have the old 244 prime mover in the the RS-3ms but sometimes it takes a heart transplant to keep the patient alive so I can live with an EMD 567 prime mover...

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RS-3 survivors

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Recent updates on RS-3 survivors:

1. Buffalo Southern has an ex-D&H RS-3. It is out-of-service, with a broken crank shaft. Check out a pic on jamestownrailfan.net

2. GVT owner Monte Verde has an ex-NYC RS-3 for sale in PA. According to Railpace, it needs alot of work to be restored to running condition.

LIRRNOVA55

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unless i missed it, RMLI has a LIRR RS-3 :P

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Post by scottychaos »

There are ten RS3's in New York state.
4 of the 10 are operating.
you can check them here:

http://gold.mylargescale.com/Scottychaos/NY-Alcos/

Scot

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Re: RS-3 survivors

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Matt Langworthy wrote:Recent updates on RS-3 survivors:

1. Buffalo Southern has an ex-D&H RS-3. It is out-of-service, with a broken crank shaft. Check out a pic on jamestownrailfan.net

2. GVT owner Monte Verde has an ex-NYC RS-3 for sale in PA. According to Railpace, it needs alot of work to be restored to running condition.
BSOR> ex ADIR 28 exx D&H 4129 (last one they ordered)

GVT > ex OCTO 134, ex AMTK 134 exx NYC 8280
One way or the other we're gonna fix this railroad.

GN_RS-3

Post by GN_RS-3 »

I beleive the nevada Northern has a rs-3

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Post by tgibson »

Hi,

Yep, they do. And an RS-2 as well.

http://nevadanorthernrailway.net/thrott ... 041903.htm

Hope this helps,
Tom Gibson

Cal Classic Alco Page: http://www.calclassic.com/alco/

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Post by Cactus Jack »

Hosusatonic RS-3m #9935 was originally DL&W 910, later EL 1048

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Post by ELSDP45 »

DutchRailnut wrote:Danbury Railway Museum has RS3m ex Conndot 605 exx Conrail 9905 exxx DL&W 912 ?
ConnDot 605 ex Conrail 9905 exx Erie Lackawanna 1050 nee DL&W 912 is a sister unit to the Housatonic's. Both were rebuilt by Conrail in '79 due in part to the fact that they have 24 brake stands. Interesting that they wind up so close to each other after so many years.

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Post by Alcoman »

There is one in Schenecdaty on static display painted Great Northern 229.

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Post by thebigham »

Bump for some research...

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