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Owner: Lehigh & Hudson River
Model:Alco C420Built As:LHR 29 (C420)
Serial Number:3463-03Order No:21270
Frame Number:Built:7/1966
Other locos with this serial:  DH 420(C420) AM 58(C420) DH 401(C420) LHR 29(C420) CR 2077(C420)
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LHR 24 & 29
Title:  LHR 24 & 29
Description:  A pair of Lehigh & Hudson River C420s wait for their next assignment on a moody day in Warwick NY. Number 24 was delivered from Schenectady in December of 1965. Number 29, the highest numbered engine on the LHR roster, was delviered in July of 1966. In an interesting aside, #24 almost never made it to the roster, it was mooving dead-in-train with sister #23 behind the road power of an eastbound CNJ train that collided head on with a westbound LV train while on the LV at Laurel Run, PA, the day after Christmas 1965. Both were returned to Alco for repairs. Number 24 It became Conrail 2074 in April 1976. It was sold to Maryland & Delware as 54 and then to Arkansas & Missouri as 54 in 1986. Number 29 became Conrail 2077 in April 1976. It was sold to Delaware & Hudson as 401, and later renumbered 420. They sold it to A&M as 58.
Photo Date:  9/25/1975  Upload Date: 11/2/2010 11:23:21 PM
Location:  Warwick, NY
Author:  Ray Wetzel
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Locomotives:  LHR 24(C420) LHR 29(C420)
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L&HR Limecrest Quarry pick up
Title:  L&HR Limecrest Quarry pick up
Description:  L&HR C420s #24 and #29 work at Limecrest a few months before the Conrail takeover. The L&HR was a railfan friendly operation and Ray Wetzel spent a lot of time documenting its final days.
Photo Date:  10/2/1975  Upload Date: 5/23/2011 10:27:58 PM
Location:  Lafayette, NJ
Author:  Ray Wetzel
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Locomotives:  LHR 24(C420) LHR 29(C420)
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