From: "Paul R DOT Tupaczewski" paultup AT comcast DOT net
Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2009 22:41:36 -0400
Subject: RE: (erielack) Brookville Gas Engine at Susquehanna Car Shop
"ERIE_09_Susquehanna_PA-Bill_Volkmer_coll.jpg" - image/jpeg, 1368x853 (24bit)
Might the attached be the beastie in question? The No. 09 was assigned to
the Susquehanna car shops...
> In 1930 the Erie RR purchased a 12 ton, gas-mechanical
> locomotive from Brookville Locomotive Works in Brookville,
> Pa. The unit was consigned to "Erie Railroad Car Shops,
> Susquehanna, PA"
> The number assigned to this four-wheeler is unknown, if even
> there was one assigned.
> The unit carried builder's number 1503 and was model IBU.
> Has anyone ever seen a photo of this unit?