Patapsco & Back Rivers

The P&BR was an original owner, it acquired these models new from Baldwin:
VO660, VO1000, DS4-4-660, DS4-4-1000(SC), S12
See roster below for units acquired from Baldwin
Other models were acquired from other sources.

VO660

P&BR 11
photo:collection of Tim McFeely
15

VO660
c/n 64251, b/d 4/1942

- build for the P&BR as #64
- renumbered 302
- rebuilt as Slug 15

  • see the Slug Roster Page for the P&BR slug roster

    VO1000

    P&BR 327
    photo:collection of Tim McFeely
    327

    VO1000
    c/n 62409, b/d 12/1940

    - build for the P&BR as #71
    - renumbered 327
    - rebuilt with BLH replacements parts

    71
    P&BR 71
    Baldwin photo 11982.3
    - collection of Tim McFeely
    327
    P&BR 327
    Baldwin photo 14890
    - collection of Tim McFeely

    The above photos were generously contributed by Tim McFeely, see Tim's excellent collection of P&BR photos on rrpicturearchives.net


    P&BR 140
    Photo by: Richard Louderback
    Sparrows Point, MD
    December 1992
    140

    VO1000
    c/n 64436, b/d 12/1942

    - build for US War Dept. as #7461
    - to P&BR as #358
    - EMD repowered, renumbered 140
    - Sparrows Point Mill, 2012 up for auction

    P&BR 147
    Photo by: Richard Louderback
    Sparrows Point, MD
    Feb. 12 1995
    147

    VO1000
    c/n 69656, b/d 9/1943

    - build for Pittsburgh & West Virgina as #30
    - to P&BR as #355
    - EMD repowered, renumbered 147
    - last seen Sparrows Point Mill 2010

    P&BR 331
    Photo by: Steve J. Salamon
    - collection of Mark Laundry

    Canton RR, Baltimore, MD
    December 7, 1974
    331

    VO1000
    c/n 70132, b/d 1/1944

    - build for Canton as #30
    - to P&BR as #331
    - back to Canton as #32
    - now at the B&O museum

    P&BR 332
    Photo by: Tom Trencansky
    Sparrows Point, MD
    March 1973
    332

    VO1000
    c/n 70133, b/d 1/1944

    - built for Canton as #31
    - to P&BR as 332
    - to the Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati,
    sold for scrap 2012

    BLH Industrial Equipment Ad - 1967
    362

    VO1000
    c/n 71428, b/d 2/1945

    - build for the US Navy as #13(65-00129)
    - rebuilt by P&BR with BLH replacements parts
    from the collection of Henry Rentschler
    BLH Industrial Equipment Ad - 1967

    DS4-4-660

    P&BR 306 306

    DS4-4-660
    c/n 73034, b/d 10/1946

    - built for P&BR as #306
    - converted to slug #14
    Photo by: Tom Trencansky
    Sparrows Point, MD - March 1973

    DS4-4-1000(SC)

  • see Reading Company Technical & Historical Society #702 for ex. P&BR #334
  • see Whitewater Valley #99 for ex. P&BR #335
  • see Knox & Kane for ex. P&BR #337 & 338
  • see Ironton 750 which became P&BR #348

    S12

  • see Indiana & Ohio #92 for ex. P&BR #345
  • see Whitewater Valley #346 for ex. P&BR #346



    P&BR units acquired from Baldwin
    number model c/n b/d notes
    63(301) VO660 64189 8/1941
    64(302) VO660 64251 4/1942 converted to slug 15, see above
    65(303)(336) VO660 64252 4/1942 converted to slug 16
    300 VO1000 62334 3/1940 ex. BLW demo 334, see BLW Demonstrators
    70(326) VO1000 62408 10/1940
    71(327) VO1000 62409 12/1940 see above
    72(328)(354) VO1000 62505 8/1941
    73(329)(351) VO1000 64416 8/1942
    306 DS4-4-660 73034 10/1946 see above, converted to slug 14
    307 DS4-4-660 73035 10/1946 converted to slug 12
    308 DS4-4-660 73036 11/1946 converted to slug 11
    309 DS4-4-660 73037 11/1946 converted to slug 10
    335 DS4-4-1000(SC) 74640 12/1949 ex. BLW DF100 see Whitewater Valley #99
    337 DS4-4-1000(SC) 73571 3/1948 to Knox & Kane 1982
    338 DS4-4-1000(SC) 73572 3/1948 to Knox & Kane 1982
    339 DS4-4-1000(SC) 73573 3/1948 converted to slug 13
    340 DS4-4-1000(SC) 73574 3/1948 converted to slug 18
    341 DS4-4-1000(SC) 73575 3/1948
    342 DS4-4-1000(SC) 74648 12/1949
    343 DS4-4-1000(SC) 74649 12/1949 converted to slug 17
    344 DS4-4-1000(SC) 74650 12/1949
    345 S12 75234 9/1951 see Indiana & Ohio #92
    346 S12 75235 9/1951 see Whitewater Valley #346
    347 S12 75236 9/1951
    data source: [4] & [11] bibliography




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