ALCO RS1

ALCo built the 1,000hp RS-1 from 1941-1960.  PRR purchased 27 RS-1's and the NYC 14. However, Conrail inherited only a few of the ALCo 539T Straight-6 powered units from the Penn Central.  They retained their PC class ARS10 9900s number series as CR 9908-9938.

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Former PC RS-1 9902 rests in a line of Alcos at Morrisville in March, 1977. 

Although the unit is not white-lined and has service doors open, the ancient Alco appears to have seen her last days.

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Sandwiched between S-4 9770 and SW-1 8485 at sunset in Morrisville on March 5, 1977, former PC RS-1 9902 rests in a line of stored units.
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Late in the day at Morrisville yard in April, 1977, CR GP10's 7572 and 7574 pass by a line of stored, or retired, units including PC RS1 9902.
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CR RS-1 9908 rests in the Juniata shops deadline in August, 1978. RS-1 9908 was the 1st in CR series 9908-9938.
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Former PC RS-1 9920 rests outside the Juniata Locomotive shops in August, 1977.
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CR RS-1 9937 rests retired at the Juniata shops deadline in August, 1978.
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CR RS-1 9937 rests retired at the Juniata shops deadline in August, 1978.
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With the Altoona main line signals behind, CR RS-1 9937 rests retired at the Juniata shops deadline in August, 1978.

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