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This locomotive roster lists the active locomotives currently on the W&LE Railway.

The roster information on this page was compiled and is maintained
by Chris R. Toth.  Additions, corrections and photos are welcome.

Roster was last updated on August 7, 2017.

Thanks to all those who have contributed photos for this roster page.

Note: Click on road numbers in the rosters to view separate photo pages.





EMD GP35-3

15 Units Active

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Road No.

Build Date Order No. Builder No. Year WE Acquired Rebuild Date Rebuilt By

Rebuilt From

Low or High Hood Notes
100 02-1965 7774 29921 1990 07-2000 WE WE/NS/SOU GP35 2666 High 1, 3, 4, 5, 16
101 11-1964 7768 29860 1995 08-1997 WE WE/TDIX/NS/NW GP35 1301 Low 2, 6
102 01-1965 7784 30052 1990 12-2000 WE WE/NS/SOU (CG-SA) GP35 2713 High 1, 3, 7, 16
103 02-1965 7774 29909 1990 02-2001 WE WE/NS/SOU GP35 2654 High 1, 3, 4, 16
104 01-1965 7784 30051 1990 04-2001 WE WE/NS/SOU (CG-SA) GP35 2712 High 1, 3, 4, 16
105 01-1965 7774 29910 1990 08-2001 WE WE/NS/SOU GP35 2655 High 1, 3, 4, 16
106 02-1965 7774 29916 1990 10-2001 WE WE/NS/SOU GP35 2661 High 1, 3, 4, 16
107 02-1965 7774 29908 1990 02-2002 WE WE/NS/SOU GP35 2653 High 1, 3, 8, 16
108 12-1964 7784 30044 1990 04-1997 WE WE/NS/SOU (CG-SA) GP35 2705 High 1, 3, 9, 16
109 12-1964 7784 30047 1990 04-2007 WE WE/NS/SOU (CG-SA) GP35 2708 Low 1, 4, 10, 11
110 01-1965 7784 30048 1990 06-1996 WE WE/NS/SOU (CG-SA) GP35 2709 High 1, 12
111 01-1965 7776 29970 1997 05-2010 WE WE/D&RGW GP35 3045 Low 2, 3, 4, 13, 16
112 03-1965 7774 29934 1990 12-2010 WE WE/NS/SOU GP35 2679 Low 1, 3, 4, 11, 16
200 12-1964 7784 30045 1990 10-1995 WE WE/NS/SOU (CG-SA) GP35 2706 High 1, 14
2662 02-1965 7774 29917 1990 01-1997 WE WE/NS/SOU GP35 2662 High 1, 3, 15, 16


General Info

Horsepower: 2,500
Engine: EMD 16-567D3A
Fuel Capacity: See below
Dynamic Braking: Yes

Fuel Capacity:
101 and 111 = 2,600 gallons
All other units = 2,300 gallons

All units are equipped with microprocessor control systems.


Notes

  1. Equipped with Alco type-B trucks.

  2. Equipped with EMD Blomberg type-B trucks.

  3. Equipped with Lead/Trail remote control system.

  4. Painted in the latest Wheeling & Lake Erie black and orange scheme with yellow reflective frame stripes.

  5. Unit has the name "Lynn R. Shook" painted on each side under the cab. 

  6. Unit was ordered by Pittsburgh & West Virginia and would have been P&WV 101, but was delivered to N&W following merger as N&W 1301. Renumbered to WE 101 in January 2001 and was repainted in the black and orange commemorative P&WV scheme in October 2001.

  7. Painted in black and orange, but with Operation Lifesaver® logo on each side of the long hood in white.

  8. Painted in special black and orange Akron Canton & Youngstown commemorative scheme. Unit has also received yellow reflective frame stripes.

  9. Painted solid black with yellow W&LE lettering, numbers and reflective frame stripes.

  10. Unit has the name "Robert S. Bixler" painted on each side under the cab.

  11. Unit received a low short hood during rebuilding.

  12. Unit painted black with orange road numbers on the cab sides, small Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering under the cab on each side, has orange frame side sill and yellow reflective frame stripes.

  13. Unit has the name "W. J. Holtman" painted on each side of the low short hood.

  14. Unit is painted in special black and white Ohio Bicentennial commemorative scheme with white road numbers on the cab sides, small white Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering under the cab on each side, has white frame side sill and white reflective frame striping, red white and blue Ohio Bicentennial logo and Ohio state flag on each side of the long hood.

  15. Painted bright red with yellow stripes and red gothic WLE letters and numbers. Unit has also received yellow reflective frame stripes.

  16. Equipped with an orange warning light on top of the cab for use during remote control operations.

 

 



EMD GP35

1 Unit Active

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Road No.

Build Date Order No. Builder No. Year WE Acquired Former Numbers Low or High Hood Notes
2695 03-1965 7774 29950 1990 NS/SOU GP35 2695 High 1, 2 Unit currently stored.


General Info

Horsepower: 2,500
Engine: EMD 16-567D3A
Fuel Capacity: 2,300
Dynamic Braking: Yes

 


Notes

  1. Equipped with Alco type-B trucks.

  2. Painted solid black with yellow W&LE lettering, numbers and reflective frame stripes.

 

 



EMD GP40-3

6 Units Active

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Road No.

Build Date Order No. Builder No. Year WE Acquired Rebuild Date Rebuilt By

Rebuilt From

Notes
300 11-1965 7851 30981 2002 08-2003 WE UP GP40 652/CNW 5532/CR/PC/NYC 3044 1, 2, 5
301 09-1968 7127 34330 2001 08-2004 WE WE GP40 3142/DRGW 3142/CR/PC 3153 1, 4, 5
302 08-1968 7127 34290 2001 12-2004 WE WE GP40 3131/DRGW 3131/DRGW 3173/CR/PC 3113 1, 3, 5
303 10-1969 7201 35581 2001 06-2005 WE WE GP40 3085/DRGW 3085 1, 3, 5
304 02-1967 7956 32891 2001 09-2006 WE WE GP40 3080/DRGW 3080 1, 4, 5
305 11-1971 7357 38572 2001 02-2008 WE WE GP40 3087/DRGW 3087 1, 4, 5


General Info

Horsepower: 3,000
Engine: EMD 16-645E3
Fuel Capacity: 3,600
Dynamic Braking: Yes

All units are equipped with microprocessor control systems.


Notes

  1. Equipped with Lead/Trail remote control system.

  2. Unit arrived in standard Union Pacific yellow/gray/red scheme, but the entire area between the top and bottom red stripes was repainted in black by the W&LE with white road numbers on the cab sides and small white Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering under the cab on each side. Has also received yellow reflective frame stripes.

  3. Unit retains its black and orange Rio Grande paint and lettering, but has received small WE reporting mark and new W&LE style large numbers under the window on each side of the cab. Also has received yellow reflective frame stripes.

  4. Painted in the latest Wheeling & Lake Erie black and orange scheme with yellow reflective frame stripes.

  5. Equipped with an orange warning light on top of the cab for use during remote control operations.

 



EMD GP9R

1 Unit Active

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Road No.

Build Date Order No. Builder No. Rebuilt By Year WE Acquired

Rebuilt From

Notes
4602 03-1957 5512 22836 GTW 2003 GTW 4602/GTW GP9 4547/CV 4547 1, 2


General Info

Horsepower: 1,750
Engine: EMD 16-567C
Fuel Capacity: 2,600
Dynamic Braking: No

 


Notes

  1. Equipped with remote control equipment for yard switching. 

  2. Unit retains its former Grand Trunk blue and orange carbody with white frame side sill and black underframe trucks and fuel tank. The GT logo on each side of the long hood was painted over in black and small white WE reporting marks were added next to the number on each side of the cab.

 



EMD SD40-3

15 Units Active

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Road No.

Build Date Order No. Builder No. Year WE Acquired Rebuild Date Rebuilt By

Rebuilt From

Notes
3016 03-1966 7865 31430 1992 09-2000 WE WE SD40 3016/WC-Oxford 3016/UP 3016 1, 2, 8
3034 04-1966 7868 31584 1992 07-1999 WE WE SD40 3034/WC-Oxford 3034/UP 3034 1, 2, 8
3046 04-1965 5673 30501 1992 07-1998 WE WE SD40 3046/WC-Oxford 3046/UP SD40X 3046/EMD 434G 3, 4, 8
3048 10-1966 7932 32400 1992 12-1998 WE WE SD40 3048/WC-Oxford 3048/UP 3048 1, 2, 8
3049 10-1966 7932 32401 1992 06-2000 WE WE SD40 3049/WC-Oxford 3049/UP 3049 1, 2, 8
3067 11-1966 7932 32419 1992 04-1999 WE WE SD40 3067/WC-Oxford 3067/UP 3067 1, 2, 8
3068 11-1966 7932 32420 1992 09-1999 WE WE SD40 3068/WC-Oxford 3068/UP 3068 1, 2, 8
3073 12-1966 7932 32425 1992 12-1999 WE WE SD40 3073/WC-Oxford 3073/UP 3073 1, 2, 8
3102 09-1971 7324 37908 1992 02-2002 WE WE SD40 3102/WC-Oxford 3102/UP 3102 1, 2, 8
4000 01-1970 7221 35839 2003 09-2008 WE WE SD40 4000/CN 5920/GTW 5920 5
4001 03-1967 7962 32969 1992 12-1999 WE WE SD40 4001/WC-Oxford 4001/UP 4001/MP 3001/MP 701 1, 2, 8
4003 03-1967 7962 32971 1992 05-1998 WE WE SD40 4003/WC-Oxford 4003/UP 4003/MP 3003/MP 703 1, 6, 7, 8
4016 03-1967 7962 32984 1992 03-2000 WE WE SD40 4016/WC-Oxford 4016/UP 4016/MP 3016/MP 716 1, 2, 8
4018 03-1967 7962 32981 1992 02-1999 WE WE SD40 4018/WC-Oxford 4018/UP 4013/MP 3013/MP 713 1, 2, 8
4025 02-1968 7995 33776 1992 10-1998 WE WE SD40 4025/WC-Oxford 4025/UP 4025/MP 3025/MP 725 1, 3, 8 


General Info

Horsepower: 3,000
Engine: EMD 16-645E3
Fuel Capacity: See below
Dynamic Braking: 3000 series units only

Fuel Capacity:
3046 = 3,000 gallons
4000 = 3,200 gallons
All other units = 4,000 gallons

All units are equipped with microprocessor control systems.

 


Notes

  1. Equipped with Lead/Trail remote control system.

  2. Painted in the latest Wheeling & Lake Erie black and orange scheme with yellow reflective frame stripes.

  3. Painted in the second Wheeling & Lake Erie black and orange scheme, which has much smaller road numbers and lettering on the long hood than the latest scheme.  Has also received yellow reflective frame stripes.

  4. Rebuilt from an EMD SD40X (SD40 prototype built on a shorter SD35 frame).

  5. Painted black with orange frame side sill, orange "V" striping on the front of the low short hood, as well as orange road numbers on the cab sides and the rear of the long hood and small Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering below the cab on each side. Has also received yellow reflective frame stripes.

  6. Unit was the first unit to be repainted in full Wheeling & Lake Erie black and orange.  The first scheme included an unusual font style for the lettering and the pilots on each end and the area around the front number boards were black.  The font style for the lettering on the long hood was changed to the latest style in 2002.

  7. Unit has the name "BoBo" painted on each side of the low short hood.

  8. Equipped with an orange warning light on top of the cab for use during remote control operations.

 




EMD SD40T-2

3 Units Active

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Road No.

Build Date Order No. Builder No. Year WE Acquired Former Numbers Notes
5391 08-1978 776098 776098-6 2002 DRGW 5391 1
5413 03-1980 786264 786264-16 2002 DRGW 5413 1
8795 04-1980 786265 786265-17 2014 SCS 8795/UP 8795/SP 8246 2


General Info

Horsepower: 3,000
Engine: EMD 16-645E3
Fuel Capacity: 4,000
Dynamic Braking: Yes

 


Notes

  1. Unit retains its black and orange Rio Grande paint and lettering, but has received small orange WE reporting mark under the window on each side of the cab. Has also received yellow reflective frame stripes.

  2. Unit is former SCS/UP yellow and gray with red/yellow striping, and small black Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering under the cab-side windows.

 



EMD SD40-2

51 Units Active
 
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Road No.

Build Date Order No. Builder No. Rebuild Date Rebuilt By Year WE Acquired

Former Numbers

Notes
6310 04-1980 796311 796311-13 -- -- 2007 UP 9889/UP 3966/MP 6066 1
6311 04-1980 796311 796311-4 12-2009 WE 2007 UP 7881/UP 9948/UP 3957/MP 6057 1
6312 07-1973 72643 72643-3 -- -- 2001 EMDX 6312/SOO 6312/MILW 28 2
6314 07-1973 72643 72643-5 -- -- 2001 EMDX 6314/SOO 6314/MILW 30 2
6315 08-1973 C357 A2869 6-2014 -- 2008 WC 6002/ACR 183 1
6316 09-1973 C357 A2871 -- -- 2008 WC 6003/ACR 185 3
6317 02-1980 796297 796297-82 -- -- 2015 CEFX 3172/UP 3740 22
6318 12-1979 786263 786263-42 -- -- 2015 CEFX 3168/UP 3650 22
6347 07-1973 72640 72640-4 12-2013 WE 2001 EMDX 6347/SOO 6347/MILW 174 1
6348 07-1973 72640 72640-5 -- -- 2001 EMDX 6348/SOO 6348/MILW 175 4
6349 10-1978 786166 786166-8 2000 Alstom 2015 CEFX 3188/CEFX 7082/BN 7082 21
6350 04-1973 C359 A2872 2000 Alstom 2015 CITX 3055/GCFX 3055/CP 5659 20
6351 02-1986 858098 858098-1 -- -- 2008 "AWVR 5580 and 7346"/WE 6351/TFM 1401/FNM 13001/NDM 13001 1, 7
6352 02-1986 858098 858098-2 -- -- 2008 "AWVR 5624 and 7375"/WE 6352/TFM 1402/FNM 13002/NDM 13002 1, 7
6353 01-1974 73658 73658-1 -- -- 2008 "AWVR 1206"/WE6353/KCS 664 1, 8
6354 01-1974 73658 73658-2 -- -- 2008 "AWVR 1206"/WE6354/KCS 665 1, 8
6355 12-1979 786263 786263-47 -- -- 2010 UP 3655 9
6356 12-1979 786263 786263-43 -- -- 2010 UP 3651 9
6358 09-1980 C429 A3952 -- -- 2014 MMA 758/BCOL 758 12, 13  Stored for rebuilding.
6359 03-1975 74690 74690-4 2015 WE 2014 WE 7374/NREX 7374/GSCX 7374/GATX 7374/UP 4167/MP 3167 1
6381 07-1973 72640 72640-1 -- -- 2001 EMDX 6381/SOO 6381/MILW 171 1.
6382 07-1973 72640 72640-6 -- -- 2001 EMDX 6382/SOO 6382/MILW 176 2
6383 06-1974 73687 73687-8 12-2012 WE 2001 WE 7355/GSCX 7355/GATX 9355/GATX 6355/SOO 6355/MILW 189 1, 10
6384 03-1975 74690 74690-35 04-2013 WE 2001 WE 7377/GSCX 7377/GATX 7377/UP 4198/MP 3198 1, 14
6385 03-1975 74690 74690-8 08-2013 WE 2001 WE 7375/GSCX 7375/GATX 7375/UP 4171/MP 3171 1
6386 08-1976 756153 756153-2 -- -- 2013 LTEX 668/KCS 668 6
6387 05-1977 766024 766024-7 -- -- 2013 LTEX 6779/BNSF 6779/ BN 6779 11
6388 05-1977 766024 766024-9 -- -- 2013 LTEX 7800/BNSF 7800/BN 7800/CS 930 11
6389 03-1975 74690 74690-5 07-2015 WE 2014 WE 7360/NREX 7360/GSCX 7360/GATX 7360/UP 4168/MP 3168 1
6967 01-1968 C325 A2283 1999 Alstom 2014 MJRX 6967/BNSF 6967/BNSF 7307/CN SD40 5031 15
6981 02-1969 7148 34588 1995 VMV 2008 WE 6350/KCS 631:2/CNW SD45 955 6
6982 03-1971 7223 35845 1996 VMV 2008 WE 6349/KCS 3163/KCS 671:2/KCS SD40 4633/KCS 633:1 5
6983 04-1966 7861 31532 2000 Alstom 2015 CITX 3097/GCFX 3097/SP SD40R 7315/SP SD40 8451 18
6984 05-1968 7083 33676 2000 Alstom 2015 CITX 3099/GCFX 3099/SP SD40R 7351/SP SD40 8484 19
6985 02-1966 7862 31287 03-2000 Alstom 2015 FURX 3028/EMDX SD40 6419/EMDX 419/CR 6295/PC 6042/PRR 6042 17
6986 02-1966 7862 31320 03-2000 Alstom 2015 FURX 3033/EMDX SD40 6421/EMDX 421/CR 6328/PC 6075/PRR 6075 17
6987 03-1966 7862 31348 03-2000 Alstom 2015 FURX 3035/EMDX SD40 6405/EMDX 405/CR 6356/PC 6103/PRR 6103 17
6988 06-1970 7276 36696 03-2000 Alstom 2015 FURX 3036/VMVX SD40 8366/CSX 8366/C&O 7507 17
6989 04-1968 C325 A2293 1999 Alstom 2014 MJRX 6989/BNSF 6989/BNSF 7329/CN SD40 5041 15
6990 06-1968 C325 A2302 2000 Alstom 2015 CITX 3065/GCFX 3065/NREX SD40 5050/CN 5050 20
6991 09-1970 7289 36895 2000 Alstom 2015 CITX 3068/GCFX 3068/GTW SD40 5929 20
6992 05-1971 7320 35611 2000 Alstom 2015 CITX 3073/GCFX 3073/HLCX SD40 5060/NS 1616/NW1616 19
6993 05-1971 5781 37428 2000 Alstom 2015 CITX 3070/GCFX 3070/SOO SD40 753 19
6994 10-1966 C314 A2152 2000 Alstom 2015 CITX 3083/GCFX 3083/CP SD40 5519 18
6995 08-1968 7110 34002 08-1999 NRE 2015 CEFX 2813/UP 2813/UP 4763/SP SD39 5304 24
6996 08-1971 C338 A2513 08-1999 NRE 2015 CEFX 2814/UP 2814/UP 4764/CN SD40 5196 24
6997 09-1968 7110 34008 09-1999 NRE 2015 CEFX 2815/UP 2815/UP 4765/SP SD39 5310 24
7001 01-1980 796297 796297-6 03-2017 WE 2010 WE 6357/UP 3664 1, 25
7003 06-1974 73687 73687-9 11-2016 WE 2014 WE 6319/WE 7356/NREX 7356/GSCX 7356/GATX 7356/GATX 6356/MILW 190 1, 25
7368 03-1975 74690 74690-38 -- -- 2014 NREX 7368/GSCX 7368/GATX 7368/UP 4201/MP 3201 16  Stored for rebuilding.
7370 03-1975 74690 74690-26 -- -- 2014 NREX 7370/GSCX 7370/GATX 7370/UP 4189/MP 3189 16  Unit currently stored.


General Info

Horsepower: 3,000
Engine: EMD 16-645E3
Fuel Capacity: See below
Dynamic Braking: Yes

Fuel Capacity:
6312, 6314, 6315, 6316  6347,
              6348, 6381, 6382, 7356 = 3,200 gallons
All other units = 4,000 gallons


Notes

  1. Painted in the latest Wheeling & Lake Erie black and orange scheme with yellow reflective frame stripes.

  2. Painted in former EMD Leasing blue and white scheme with EMD logos on the long hood sides and a GM logo on the short hood end, as well as WE reporting marks in white under the cab on both sides. Has also received yellow reflective frame stripes.

  3. Painted in former WC maroon and gold with black Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering on the long hood and black numbers on the cab sides, as well as American flag decals under the cab on each side and yellow reflective frame striping.

  4. Painted in former EMD Leasing blue and white scheme with EMD logos on the long hood sides and a GM logo on the short hood end. Has received large road numbers and WE reporting marks in white under the cab on both sides, as well as yellow reflective frame stripes.

  5. Painted in former KCS gray with yellow diagonal stripes on the short hood and yellow frame striping, with small black Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering under the cab and black numbers on the cab sides, as well as American flag decals on the battery box on each side. Has also received yellow reflective frame stripes.

  6. Painted in former KCS gray with yellow diagonal stripes on the short hood and yellow reflective frame striping, with small black Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering under the cab and black numbers on the cab sides.

  7. Unit was used by 20th Century Fox in the filming of the movie "Unstoppable" and was specially painted in fictional AWVR gray, yellow and black scheme during that time. Has since been renumbered and repainted for WE.

  8. Unit was used by 20th Century Fox in the filming of the movie "Unstoppable" and was specially painted in fictional AWVR blue, yellow and black scheme. Has since been renumbered and repainted for WE.

  9. Painted solid gray with small black Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering under the cab and black numbers on the cab sides, as well as yellow reflective frame stripes on each side.

  10. Unit has the name "J. J. Gonzales" painted on each side of the low short hood.

  11. Painted in former BN green and black with white end stripes, patched with white numbers on the cab sides, and small white Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering under the number.

  12. Equipped with 102" "snoot" low short hood.

  13. Painted in former British Columbia Rail red, white, blue, and black with yellow frame striping, with small red Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering under the cab and red numbers on the cab sides.

  14. Unit has logos applied to each side of the long hood to promote the 2014 National Model Railroad Association Convention to be held in Cleveland, OH.

  15. Unit is painted in former BNSF dark green and orange, with yellow striping, and black road numbers, as well as white "WE" letters under the cab on each side.

  16. Painted in former NREX/GSCX/GATX blue, white, black, and yellow with small white Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering on each of the cab.

  17. Painted in former FURX green, silver, and black with white stripes, white cab road number and Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering below the cab. 

  18. Painted in CITX gray and black with blue stripes, white frame stripe, with small black Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering under the cab + black numbers on the cab sides.

  19. Painted in CITX gray and black with white front striping, yellow frame stripes, with small black Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering under the cab + black numbers on the cab sides.

  20. Painted in former CITX/GCFX green, silver, and black with white stripes, white cab road number and Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering below the cab. 

  21. Painted in CEFX blue and black with white striping, lettering and numbers, and white "Smartsand" logo on the engine compartment. Unit received white cab road number and Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering below the cab.

  22. Painted in CEFX blue and black with white striping, lettering, and numbers.  Unit received white cab road number and Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering below the cab.

  23. Painted in former GCFX green, silver, and black with white stripes.

  24. Painted in former UP yellow/gray with red stripe, with small black Wheeling & Lake Erie lettering under the cab + black numbers on the cab sides, and red/white end striping.

  25. Equipped for Positive Train Control (PTC).

 



EMD SW1500

2 Units Active

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Road No.

Build Date Order No. Builder No. Year WE Acquired Rebuild Date Rebuilt By

Rebuilt From

Notes
ABCR 1501 06-1966 4498 32159 1994 11-2000 WE ABB 1501/CR 9601/IU 200/IU 23/EMDX 107 1, 2
ABCR 1502 11-1967 7079 33541 1994 10-2001 WE ABB 1502/CR 9602/IU 24 1, 2


General Info

Horsepower: 1,500
Engine: EMD 12-645E
Fuel Capacity: 1,100
Dynamic Braking: No

 


Notes

  1. Akron Barberton Cluster Railway (ABCR) is a subsidiary of the Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway.

  2. Painted in black and orange scheme with orange ABC Railway lettering and road numbers.  Has also received yellow reflective frame stripes.

 


 

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