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Working WJPB-10. Ex-NYC 5681. Looks like the door vent was acting up. As they say, if it can't be fixed with duct tape, it can't be fixed.
Location: Portland, PA   6-5-84
Photo Online: May 4, 2009

Anthony N. Chando - Portland, PA   6-5-84
CR 5401
Anthony N. Chando (267K)

Taken six years after the photo above. Looks like they fixed the door vent.
Location: Indianapolis, IN   11-18-90
Photo Online: May 4, 2009

Alan Gaines - Indianapolis, IN   11-18-90
CR 5401
Alan Gaines (219K)

Another low-nose rebuild.
Location: Indianapolis, IN   11-18-90
Photo Online: May 4, 2009

Alan Gaines - Indianapolis, IN   11-18-90
CR 5402
Alan Gaines (224K)

I have to check on the heritage of this unit, though it's clear that the ICG did the work.
Location: Olean, NY   5-19-84
Photo Online:December 17, 2002
CR 5403
Kevin DeGroff - Olean, NY   5-19-84
CR 5403
Kevin DeGroff (115K)

Rebuilt in 1976 at ICG's Paducah shops. Originally numbered CR 5724. Rebuilt from GP7 CR 5947 (EL/ERIE 1217). Low nose version.
Location: Macedonia, OH   11-20-89
Photo Online: October 23, 1998
CR 5404 GP8
Arnie Morscher - Macedonia, OH   11-20-89
CR 5404
Arnie Morscher (96K)

Ex-DL&W 968 / EL 1407 / CR 5927
Location: Indianapolis, IN   11-18-90
Photo Online: May 4, 2009

Alan Gaines - Indianapolis, IN   11-18-90
CR 5406
Alan Gaines (244K)

Rebuilt in 1976 at ICG's Paducah shops. Originally numbered CR 5728. Rebuilt from GP7 CR 5944 (EL/ERIE 1214). Low nose version.
Location: Macedonia, OH   1989
Photo Online: October 23, 1998
CR 5408 GP8
Arnie Morscher - Macedonia, OH   1989
CR 5408
Arnie Morscher (82K)

Heritage unknown.
Location: Cleveland, OH   7-31-93
Photo Online: May 4, 2009

Alan Gaines - Cleveland, OH   7-31-93
CR 5409
Alan Gaines (221K)

Ex-RDG 623. The 623 used to work out of Reading, PA back in the 1970's.
Location: Cleveland, OH   5-13-90
Photo Online: May 4, 2009

Alan Gaines - Cleveland, OH   5-13-90
CR 5413
Alan Gaines (217K)

I'll have to check my records on this unit to discover its heritage.
Location: Brewster, NY   9-4-81
Photo Online: December 17, 1999
CR 5432
Joe Testagrose Coll. - Brewster, NY   9-4-81
CR 5432
Joe Testagrose Coll. (52K)

Rebuilt at Rock Island's Silvis shops in 1978 from GP7 CR 5621 (PC 5621).
Location: Fort Wayne, IN   7-20-85
Photo Online: May 4, 2009

Alan Gaines - Fort Wayne, IN   7-20-85
CR 5436
Alan Gaines (213K)

Another shot of 5436 five years later.
Location: Cleveland, OH   7-6-89
Photo Online: October 23, 1998
CR 5436 GP8
Arnie Morscher - Cleveland, OH   7-6-89
CR 5436
Arnie Morscher (90K)

Heritage unknown.
Location: Cleveland, OH   8-19-90
Photo Online: May 4, 2009

Alan Gaines - Cleveland, OH   8-19-90
CR 5437
Alan Gaines (190K)

Rebuilt at Rock Island's Silvis shops in 1978 from GP7 CR 5615 (P&E 5615).
Location: Cleveland, OH   7-1-89
Photo Online: October 23, 1998
CR 5438 GP8
Arnie Morscher - Cleveland, OH   7-1-89
CR 5438
Arnie Morscher (74K)

Another shot a few years later.
Location: Cleveland, OH   7-31-93
Photo Online: May 4, 2009

Alan Gaines - Cleveland, OH   7-31-93
CR 5438
Alan Gaines (209K)

Ex-RDG 633. Recently rebuilt. Alan Gaines collection.
Location: Sayre, PA   7-80
Photo Online: May 4, 2009

Alan Niebel - Sayre, PA   7-80
CR 5439
Alan Niebel (248K)

Elevated shot of 5439.
Location: Sayre, PA   7-80
Photo Online: May 4, 2009

Alan Niebel - Sayre, PA   7-80
CR 5439
Alan Niebel (246K)

Dead line.
Location: McCook, IL   12-25-94
Photo Online: May 4, 2009

Alan Gaines - McCook, IL   12-25-94
CR 5439
Alan Gaines (242K)


Location: Cleveland, OH   7-31-93
Photo Online: July 19, 2009

Alan Gaines - Cleveland, OH   7-31-93
CR 5444
Alan Gaines (225K)

Rebuilt at Rock Island's Silvis shops in 1978 from GP7 CR 5939 (EL/ERIE 1209).
Location: Macedonia, OH   8-2-89
Photo Online: October 23, 1998
CR 5446 GP8
Arnie Morscher - Macedonia, OH   8-2-89
CR 5446
Arnie Morscher (74K)

The star indicates a test unit.
Location: Wallbridge, OH   9-16-79
Photo Online: August 27, 2004
CR 5449
Earl Minnis - Wallbridge, OH   9-16-79
CR 5449
Earl Minnis (88K)

The star indicates a test unit.
Location: Columbus, OH   7-4-85
Photo Online: July 19, 2009

Alan Gaines - Columbus, OH   7-4-85
CR 5453
Alan Gaines (166K)

The star indicates a test unit.
Location: Cleveland, OH   7-31-93
Photo Online: July 19, 2009

Alan Gaines - Cleveland, OH   7-31-93
CR 5453
Alan Gaines (228K)

5453 has met the end of the line.
Location: McCook, IL   12-25-94
Photo Online: July 19, 2009

Alan Gaines - McCook, IL   12-25-94
CR 5453
Alan Gaines (238K)

Not the stenciled LV boxcars in the background.
Location: Sayre, PA   7-80
Photo Online: July 19, 2009

Alan Niebel - Sayre, PA   7-80
CR 5455
Alan Niebel (250K)

Dead line unit.
Location: McCook, IL   12-25-94
Photo Online: July 19, 2009

Alan Gaines - McCook, IL   12-25-94
CR 5455
Alan Gaines (226K)

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