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This is the locomotive that would have been auto-train #4013.A U36B built by GE 12/1974, builder's number 40064. It became Conrail 2971. One of four ordered, but not delivered to auto-train due to financial difficulties.

Image: James L. Sorenson via Stan Jackowski


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Image: James L. Sorenson via Stan Jackowski


As with 4014, 4015 & 4016, its Blomberg trucks were replaced with AAR Type B trucks before delivery to Conrail.

The locomotive was retired in 1991 and eventually scrapped.

The big building on the hill in the background is the Cornelius Vanderbilt mansion.

Image: James L. Sorenson via Stan Jackowski

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