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Owner: US Steel
Model:Alco S1Built As:TCI 701 (S1)
Serial Number:69683Order No:S-1849
Frame Number:prime mover # 3042Built:3/1942
Notes:ex-TCI
Other locos with this serial:  BSOR 701(S1) USSX 701(S1)
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USSX S-1 #701 - US Steel Corp
Title:  USSX S-1 #701 - US Steel Corp
Description:  Very little information about this intriguing little Alco S-1 unit, one of the 543 Alco built between 1940-50. Michael A. Tedesco captured this one in South Buffalo, NY, area. Mike Woodruff's comment (below) prompted a search that yielded several corroborating facts - US Steel owns Tennessee Coal & Iron Co; at least 5 other TCI locos were shifted to the US Steel roster; similar number #701 at both plants; nearly identifcal parts on both. Therefore, USSX 701 most probably is former TCI #701 and would become BSOR 701 and now serves the Dunlop Tire plant in Tonawanda, NY, just 12 miles away from where this photo was taken. Not absolute but sure a strong case. Thanks, Mike!
Photo Date:  7/23/1975  Upload Date: 9/4/2016 10:35:11 AM
Location:  Buffalo, NY
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  USSX 701(S1)
Views:  153   Comments: 1


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