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
Other models were acquired from other sources.

- see roster below for units acquired from Baldwin

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 Whitewater Valley #99 for ex. P&BR #335
- see Reading Company Technical & Historical Society #702 for ex. P&BR #334

S12

- 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
338 DS4-4-1000(SC) 73572 3/1948
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
346 S12 75235 9/1951 see Whitewater Valley #346
347 S12 75236 9/1951
data source: [4] & [11] bibliography




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