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Owner: Providence and Worcester
Model:Rebuilt GE B23-7RBuilt As:WP 2257 (U23B)
Serial Number:38403Order No:474-86002
Frame Number:2525-7Built:5/1972
Notes:Built 6-72 Ex-WP - Ex UP
Other locos with this serial:  PW 2216(B23-7R) GECX 2002(B23-7R) WP 2257(U23B)
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PW 2216
Title:  PW 2216
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2001  Upload Date: 12/5/2011 7:11:32 PM
Location:  Worcester, MA
Author:  Dick Leonhardt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  304   Comments: 0
PW 2216
Title:  PW 2216
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2001  Upload Date: 12/5/2011 7:13:04 PM
Location:  Worcester, MA
Author:  Dick Leonhardt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  242   Comments: 0
PW 2216 on NR-2 heading to the NECR
Title:  PW 2216 on NR-2 heading to the NECR
Description:  P&W NR-2 pulling into the NECR yard in New London, CT
Photo Date:  10/8/2002  Upload Date: 12/9/2004 9:26:21 AM
Location:  New London, CT
Author:  Thomas J. Nanos
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  838   Comments: 1
Coal Xtra
Title:  Coal Xtra
Description:  PW Bow Coal Xtra @ upper South Main St.
Photo Date:  11/29/2003  Upload Date: 3/16/2008 11:38:49 AM
Location:  Gardner, MA
Author:  Jeff Rost
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 3003(GP40-3) PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  457   Comments: 0
PW 2216
Title:  PW 2216
Description:  2216 On The Mill Street Railroad Bridge In Cumberland, RI
Photo Date:  5/8/2004  Upload Date: 2/18/2009 5:22:16 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Michael Delage
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  241   Comments: 0
PW 2216
Title:  PW 2216
Description:  2216 Going Through The Mill Street Railroad Crossing In Cumberland, RI
Photo Date:  8/11/2004  Upload Date: 2/18/2009 5:23:54 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Michael Delage
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  262   Comments: 0
PW 2216
Title:  PW 2216
Description:  2216 Near The Enginehouse On Mill Street In Cumberland, RI
Photo Date:  8/11/2004  Upload Date: 2/18/2009 5:24:56 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Michael Delage
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
PW 2216
Title:  PW 2216
Description:  2216 Rebuild Plate Plaque
Photo Date:  8/11/2004  Upload Date: 2/18/2009 5:26:08 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Michael Delage
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
PW 2216
Title:  PW 2216
Description:  2216 Near The Enginehouse On Mill Street In Cumberland, RI
Photo Date:  8/18/2004  Upload Date: 2/18/2009 5:27:13 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Michael Delage
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
Providence and Worcester NR-2
Title:  Providence and Worcester NR-2
Description:  P&W's NR-2 rolls into Old Saybrook under the watchful eyes of young railfans. All that stone is going to the local asphalt plant.
Photo Date:  11/10/2005  Upload Date: 3/29/2007 8:10:47 AM
Location:  Old Saybrook, CT
Author:  John Wallace
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R) PW 3007(B30-7AB)
Views:  491   Comments: 0
P&W NR-2
Title:  P&W NR-2
Description:  The lead units of NR-2 are now rear pushers as the train heads back to its home base, Plainfield, CT
Photo Date:  11/10/2005  Upload Date: 3/29/2007 8:26:12 AM
Location:  Old Saybrook, CT
Author:  John Wallace
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R) PW 3007(B30-7AB)
Views:  460   Comments: 1
Train NR3
Title:  Train NR3
Description:  Providence and Worcester's train NR3, leaning into the curve at the hill and the TAR yard limits
Photo Date:  2/17/2006  Upload Date: 2/24/2006 1:49:44 PM
Location:  Plainfield, CT
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  525   Comments: 0
Train NR3
Title:  Train NR3
Description:  Providence and Worcester's train NR3, crossing the Plainfield diamond, heading into the yard
Photo Date:  2/22/2006  Upload Date: 2/22/2006 6:41:04 PM
Location:  Plainfield, CT
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  605   Comments: 0
PW 2216
Title:  PW 2216
Description:  At the Rock in the Ashton Village. Providence and Worcester extra train to Providence on this Saturday morning. Hazardous tank car flanked by box cars
Photo Date:  6/17/2006  Upload Date: 6/17/2006 12:46:52 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  322   Comments: 0
rear power of NR2  with sperry on the wye
Title:  rear power of NR2 with sperry on the wye
Description:  NR2 getting ready to leave oldsaybrook ct around 12:30 pm
Photo Date:  10/11/2006  Upload Date: 10/11/2006 8:48:16 PM
Location:  oldsaybrook, CT
Author:  william badgett
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  2008   Comments: 4
GNWR 5016 being spotted by PW 2216
Title:  GNWR 5016 being spotted by PW 2216
Description:  Left side view on the Providence & Worcester Railroad. Length 40' 11".
Photo Date:  10/17/2006  Upload Date: 1/29/2008 12:15:33 PM
Location:  Plainfield, CT
Author:  Leighton Haeseler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
PW 2216
Title:  PW 2216
Description:  Left side view mp 27 on the Providence & Worcester Railroad Norwich Branch. Ex-PW 2002, ex-GERX 2002. Rebuilt from WP U23-B 2257.
Photo Date:  10/17/2006  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 9:12:38 PM
Location:  Plainfield, CT
Author:  Leighton Haeseler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  362   Comments: 0
PW 2216
Title:  PW 2216
Description:  Left side view on the Gro-Well siding at mp 27 on the Providence & Worcester Railroad Norwich Branch. Ex-PW 2002, ex-GERX 2002. Rebuilt from WP U23-B 2257.
Photo Date:  10/17/2006  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 9:12:59 PM
Location:  Plainfield, CT
Author:  Leighton Haeseler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  158   Comments: 0
PW 2216 cab
Title:  PW 2216 cab
Description:  Left side view on the Gro-Well siding at mp 27 on the Providence & Worcester Railroad Norwich Branch. Ex-PW 2002, ex-GERX 2002. Rebuilt from WP U23-B 2257.
Photo Date:  10/17/2006  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 9:13:23 PM
Location:  Plainfield, CT
Author:  Leighton Haeseler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  203   Comments: 0
PW 2216
Title:  PW 2216
Description:  Left side view on the Gro-Well siding at mp 27 on the Providence & Worcester Railroad Norwich Branch. Ex-PW 2002, ex-GERX 2002. Rebuilt from WP U23-B 2257.
Photo Date:  10/17/2006  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 9:13:41 PM
Location:  Plainfield, CT
Author:  Leighton Haeseler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
PW 2216
Title:  PW 2216
Description:  Left side view facing south at the Community Avenue Extension grade crossing on the Gro-Well siding at mp 27 on the Providence & Worcester Railroad Norwich Branch. Ex-PW 2002, ex-GERX 2002. Rebuilt from WP U23-B 2257.
Photo Date:  10/17/2006  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 9:13:59 PM
Location:  Plainfield, CT
Author:  Leighton Haeseler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  202   Comments: 0
PW 2216
Title:  PW 2216
Description:  Left side view on the Gro-Well siding at mp 27 on the Providence & Worcester Railroad Norwich Branch. Ex-PW 2002, ex-GERX 2002. Rebuilt from WP U23-B 2257.
Photo Date:  10/17/2006  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 9:14:16 PM
Location:  Plainfield, CT
Author:  Leighton Haeseler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
PW 2216
Title:  PW 2216
Description:  Left side view on the Gro-Well siding at mp 27 on the Providence & Worcester Railroad Norwich Branch. Ex-PW 2002, ex-GERX 2002. Rebuilt from WP U23-B 2257.
Photo Date:  10/17/2006  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 9:14:35 PM
Location:  Plainfield, CT
Author:  Leighton Haeseler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
Train NR2
Title:  Train NR2
Description:  Providence and Worcester's train NR2, slipping from the House track at the Plainfield engine house - they'll run across Railroad Avenue into the lower yard and gather their train of stone hoppers and general freight where the 3904 will tie on for the trip down to the Amtrak Northeast Corridor at Groton
Photo Date:  10/30/2006  Upload Date: 10/30/2006 1:35:45 PM
Location:  Plainfield, CT
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R) PW 3004(B30-7AB)
Views:  346   Comments: 0
Milepost 21.30 with a rare Super-7
Title:  Milepost 21.30 with a rare Super-7
Description:  Providence and Worcester's train NR2, with the 2216 at the Jewett City Train Defect Detector on the Norwich Branch. Detector checks for dragging equipment, hot boxes and wheels, and for high/wide equipment that would otherwise not fit thru the Taft Tunnel in Lisbon. Their heading down to Groton and the Amtrak Northeast Corridor
Photo Date:  10/30/2006  Upload Date: 10/30/2006 1:42:26 PM
Location:  Jewett City, CT
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  453   Comments: 0
PW 2216
Title:  PW 2216
Description:  Left side view facing north on the Railroad Avenue grade crossing in the Providence & Worcester Railroad yard. Ex-PW 2002, ex-GERX 2002. Rebuilt from WP U23B #2257.
Photo Date:  11/10/2006  Upload Date: 9/24/2008 8:34:19 AM
Location:  Plainfield, CT
Author:  Leighton Haeseler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
Milepost 21.30 Train Defect Detector
Title:  Milepost 21.30 Train Defect Detector
Description:  Appeared in Railpace --- Providence and Worcester's train NR2, with the 2216 at the Jewett City Train Defect Detector on the Norwich Branch. Detector checks for dragging equipment, hot boxes and wheels, and for high/wide equipment that would otherwise not fit thru the Taft Tunnel in Lisbon. Their heading down to Groton and the Amtrak Northeast
Photo Date:  11/21/2006  Upload Date: 12/22/2006 5:48:19 PM
Location:  Jewett City, CT
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  223   Comments: 0
PW 2216
Title:  PW 2216
Description:  Right side view on the rear of a s/b Providence & Worcester Railroad train. Ex- GERX 2002 rebuilt from WP U23B 2257.
Photo Date:  11/29/2006  Upload Date: 9/5/2008 6:57:58 PM
Location:  Plainfield, CT
Author:  Leighton Haeseler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  180   Comments: 0
Power for train PR2
Title:  Power for train PR2
Description:  Power for PR2 waiting on the East Providence Branch --- rare to see the 2 B23's on one train here in Valley Falls
Photo Date:  4/20/2007  Upload Date: 4/20/2007 5:27:51 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
Train PR2 at Phillipsdale Yard
Title:  Train PR2 at Phillipsdale Yard
Description:  On the East Providence Branch with PR2's running on the passing siding at Phillipsdale Yard - they'll be taking that first turnout down to Atlantic Plywood
Photo Date:  4/20/2007  Upload Date: 4/23/2007 6:26:35 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  229   Comments: 0
Train PR2 at Atlantic Plywood
Title:  Train PR2 at Atlantic Plywood
Description:  Well things ain't going good for PR2! After the errant container was moved, running down along Capco Steel, crewman (Larry) getting off to walk loco by a flatbed trailer thats parked too close to the rails, then making the discovery the door was closed at Atlantic Plywood necessitating a trip inside
Photo Date:  4/20/2007  Upload Date: 4/23/2007 8:10:39 AM
Location:  East Providence, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  337   Comments: 0
Train PR2 at Atlantic Plywood
Title:  Train PR2 at Atlantic Plywood
Description:  What was the old Almacs Supermarket Warehouse, Providence and Worcester's train PR2, servicing Atlantic Plywood at Phillipsdale Landing on the East Providence branch
Photo Date:  4/20/2007  Upload Date: 4/21/2007 11:17:12 AM
Location:  East Providence, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  465   Comments: 0
Train PR2 at Atlantic Plywood
Title:  Train PR2 at Atlantic Plywood
Description:  A little parking lot running by Capco Steel -- crew from PR2 assessing the situation of an empty recycling container left on the tracks - eventually it was moved and they continued down around the back to Atlantic Plywood for an empty
Photo Date:  4/20/2007  Upload Date: 4/21/2007 5:14:11 PM
Location:  East Providence, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  386   Comments: 0
Train PR2 at Ralco Way
Title:  Train PR2 at Ralco Way
Description:  At Ralco Way, PR2's heading up the East Providence Branch by the old engine house switch
Photo Date:  4/20/2007  Upload Date: 4/22/2007 9:59:35 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  230   Comments: 0
NR3 approaches MP 7.
Title:  NR3 approaches MP 7.
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/1/2007  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 9:52:00 PM
Location:  Ledyard, CT
Author:  Robert A. LaMay
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  260   Comments: 0
P&W #2216 leads southbound NR3 just north of MP 7 at Ledyard, CT.
Title:  P&W #2216 leads southbound NR3 just north of MP 7 at Ledyard, CT.
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/1/2007  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:14:12 PM
Location:  Ledyard, CT
Author:  Robert A. LaMay
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  288   Comments: 0
NR3 crosses Shetucket River.
Title:  NR3 crosses Shetucket River.
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/1/2007  Upload Date: 5/2/2007 10:19:11 PM
Location:  Lisbon, CT
Author:  Robert A. LaMay
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  330   Comments: 0
PW 2216
Title:  PW 2216
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/6/2007  Upload Date: 2/23/2013 1:18:29 AM
Location:  Plainfield, CT
Author:  Matt Beisser
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  107   Comments: 0
PW 2216
Title:  PW 2216
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/6/2007  Upload Date: 2/23/2013 1:18:45 AM
Location:  Plainfield, CT
Author:  Matt Beisser
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
Anyone got a respirator?  PRWO's power warming up
Title:  Anyone got a respirator? PRWO's power warming up
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2007  Upload Date: 6/12/2007 7:02:49 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Matt Howard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  166   Comments: 1
Time to get some air
Title:  Time to get some air
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2007  Upload Date: 6/12/2007 7:07:27 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Matt Howard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  192   Comments: 1
Breathing is good
Title:  Breathing is good
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2007  Upload Date: 6/12/2007 7:05:03 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Matt Howard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
Train PR3 at High Street
Title:  Train PR3 at High Street
Description:  Early morning, PR3's heading to the Valley Yard in a puff of diesel exhaust!
Photo Date:  6/11/2007  Upload Date: 6/11/2007 8:59:02 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R) PW 3006(B30-7AB)
Views:  271   Comments: 0
Train PR3 at High Street
Title:  Train PR3 at High Street
Description:  Couple rare locomotives crossing the busy intersections of High, Railroad and Titus Streets --- their heading for the Amtrak Northeast corridor
Photo Date:  6/11/2007  Upload Date: 6/11/2007 8:58:02 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R) PW 3006(B30-7AB)
Views:  269   Comments: 0
Coal Extra
Title:  Coal Extra
Description:  Coal extra on the Providence and Worcester - power and train running thru the lower Valley Yard
Photo Date:  6/27/2007  Upload Date: 6/27/2007 3:31:36 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R) PW 3007(B30-7AB) PW 2007(GP38-2)
Views:  303   Comments: 1
Coal Extra
Title:  Coal Extra
Description:  Coal extra on the Providence and Worcester - crossing High, Railroad and Titus Street
Photo Date:  6/27/2007  Upload Date: 6/27/2007 3:33:07 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2007(GP38-2) PW 3007(B30-7AB) PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  268   Comments: 1
"Did You Fix That Track Way Over There?"
Title:  "Did You Fix That Track Way Over There?"
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/2/2007  Upload Date: 7/2/2007 7:45:28 PM
Location:  Worcester, MA
Author:  Marty Bernard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2215(B23-7R) PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  470   Comments: 0
We Would Say We're Having a Bad Hair Day
Title:  We Would Say We're Having a Bad Hair Day
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/2/2007  Upload Date: 7/2/2007 7:43:49 PM
Location:  Worcester, MA
Author:  Marty Bernard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  343   Comments: 0
PW 2216 at Strategic Recycling
Title:  PW 2216 at Strategic Recycling
Description:  Facing south on Providence & Worcester Railroad Norwich Branch spur pulling open hoppers from Strategic Recycling. At the Community Avenue Extension grade crossing. Ex-GERX 2002, rebuilt from WP U23B 2257.
Photo Date:  8/30/2007  Upload Date: 9/27/2008 8:51:21 AM
Location:  Plainfield, CT
Author:  Leighton Haeseler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  201   Comments: 0
PW 2216 at Gro-Well
Title:  PW 2216 at Gro-Well
Description:  Facing south on the Providence & Worcester Railroad Norwich Branch spur to the Gro-Well plant. On the Community Avenue Extension grade crossing pulling covered hoppers from the plant. Ex-GERX 2002, rebuilt from WP U23B 2257.
Photo Date:  8/30/2007  Upload Date: 9/27/2008 8:52:06 AM
Location:  Plainfield, CT
Author:  Leighton Haeseler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2216(B23-7R)
Views:  235   Comments: 0


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