Pennsylvania Reading Seashore Lines

The PRSL was an original owner, it acquired these models new from Baldwin:
S8, S12, DRS4-4-1500, AS16

S8

PRSL 6006
photo by: David Hutchinson
Camden, NJ - 10/1973
6006

S8
c/n 75253, b/d 5/1951

- lone S8 built for the PRSL as #6006
- became Conrail #8353

S12

First order of S12s, #6017-6021

PRSL 6017
photo by: David Hutchinson
Atlantic City, NJ - 10/1973
6017

S12
c/n 75930, b/d 6/1953

- built for the PRSL as #6017
- became Conrail #8343

PRSL 6018
photo by: David Hutchinson
Atlantic City, NJ - 9/1975
6018

S12
c/n 75931, b/d 6/1953

- built for the PRSL as #6018
- became Conrail #8344
PRSL 6018
photo by: Tom Golden
- collection of Sam Beck

Dolton, Il - 6/3/77

PRSL 6019
photo by: Mitch Kennedy
Magnolia, NJ - 1970
6019

S12
c/n 75932, b/d 6/1953

- built for the PRSL as #6019
- became Conrail #8345

PRSL 6020
photo by: David Hutchinson
Atlantic City, NJ - 6/1964
6020

S12
c/n 75933, b/d 6/1953

- built for the PRSL as #6020
- became Conrail #8346
PRSL 6020
photo by: David Hutchinson
Camden, NJ - 6/1974
PRSL 6020
photo by: Tom Golden
- collection of Sam Beck

Dolton, Il - 6/3/77

PRSL 6021
photo by: David Hutchinson
Camden, NJ - 10/1973
6021

S12
c/n 75934, b/d 6/1953

- built for the PRSL as #6021
- became Conrail #8347


Second order of S12s, #6028-6033
all built with GE electrical equipment

PRSL 6028
photo by: David Hutchinson
Camden, NJ - 10/1973
6028

S12
c/n 76126, b/d 4/1956

- built for the PRSL as #6028 - became Conrail #8348

PRSL 6029
photo by: David Hutchinson
Camden, NJ - 11/1969
6029

S12
c/n 76127, b/d 4/1956

- built for the PRSL as #6029
- became Conrail #8349
PRSL 6029
photo by: David Hutchinson
Camden, NJ - 11/1969

PRSL 6031
photo by: David Hutchinson
Camden, NJ - 10/1973
6031

S12
c/n 76129, b/d 4/1956

- built for the PRSL as #6031
- became Conrail #8351

PRSL 6032
photo by: David Hutchinson
Camden, NJ - 10/1974
6032

S12
c/n 76130, b/d 4/1956

- built for the PRSL as #6032
- became Conrail #8352

PRSL 6033
photo by: David Hutchinson
Camden, NJ - 6/1969
6033

S12
c/n 76131, b/d 4/1956

- built for the PRSL as #6033

DRS4-4-1500

First order of road switchers, DRS4-4-1500 #6000-6005

PRSL 6003
photo by: David Hutchinson
Camden, NJ - 3/1972
6003

DRS4-4-1500
c/n 74752, b/d 4/1950

- built for the PRSL as #6003

AS16

Low hood AS16s, #6007-6016

PRSL 6007 6007

AS16
c/n 75804, b/d 3/1953

- built for the PRSL as #6007
Baldwin photo 14448-1
Collection Of Bill Lane

PRSL 6009 6009

AS16
c/n 75806, b/d 3/1953

- built for the PRSL as #6009
photo by: Ed Calvello

PRSL 6013
photo by: David Hutchinson
Atlantic City, NJ - 6/1964
6013

AS16
c/n 75852, b/d 4/1953

- built for the PRSL as #6013
PRSL 6013
photo by: David Hutchinson
Camden, NJ - 10/1973

PRSL 6016
photo by: David Hutchinson
Camden, NJ - 10/1973
6016

AS16
c/n 75855, b/d 4/1953

- built for the PRSL as #6016
- became Conrail #8387


High hood AS16s, #6022-6027

The AS16s that became PRSL 6022 to 6027 were initially ordered by Reading,
but before their completion the order was cancelled. The units were completed
in 1953 and later sold to the PRSL and delivered in 1955 and 1956.
  • 6022-6023 (c/n 75979-75980) 12/1955
  • 6024-6027 (c/n 75975-75978) 2/1956

    PRSL 6023
    photo by: David Hutchinson
    Camden, NJ - 11/1969
    6023

    AS16
    c/n 75980, b/d 12/1955

    - delivered to the PRSL as #6023

    PRSL 6024
    photo by: David Hutchinson
    Camden, NJ - 5/1972
    6024

    AS16
    c/n 75975, b/d 2/1956

    - delivered to the PRSL as #6024
    - became Conrail #8388

    PRSL 6025
    photo by: David Hutchinson
    Camden, NJ - 10/1973
    6025

    AS16
    c/n 75976, b/d 2/1956

    - delivered to the PRSL as #6025
    - became Conrail #8389



  • See: 1970s PRSL Action by Mitch Kennedy
  • See: Our Conrail photo gallery for PRSL units during the Conrail era
  • Also see: The PRSL Historical Society for more PRSL Baldwin photos


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