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Owner: Long Island Rail Road Company
Model:Alco RS3Built As:LI 1559 (RS3)
Serial Number:81357Order No:
Frame Number:Built:9/1955
Notes:blt 9/55, class AGP-16MSC
Other locos with this serial:  LI 1557(RS3) MMID 56(RS3)
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LIRR RS3 #1554 Long Island RR
Title:  LIRR RS3 #1554 Long Island RR
Description:  Built by Alco in August-September of 1955, these two 1600 hp road switchers are seen heading up a long string of parlor cars. The date is approximate. F.G. Zahn took this nice action photo. Thanks to Brian Woodruff for the additional info on location and date.
Photo Date:  6/1/1965  Upload Date: 6/7/2014 7:41:04 AM
Location:  Queens (Borough), NY
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  LI 1554(RS3) LI 1557(RS3)
Views:  255   Comments: 4
LI 1557
Title:  LI 1557
Description:  LI RS3 #1557 takes a weekend break in front of the small enginehouse at Ronkonkoma. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  3/1/1972  Upload Date: 12/6/2008 11:12:38 AM
Location:  Ronkonkoma, NY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LI 1557(RS3)
Views:  474   Comments: 0
LI 1557
Title:  LI 1557
Description:  Long Island RS3s sleep the weekend away at Ronkonkoma. Delivery of this group of units in 1955 allowed Long Island to retire the last of their G5 4-6-0s. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  3/1/1972  Upload Date: 12/6/2008 1:12:45 PM
Location:  Ronkonkoma, NY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LI 1557(RS3) LI 1555(RS3)
Views:  429   Comments: 0
LI 1557
Title:  LI 1557
Description:  Not sure what is going on here at Huntington on the Port Jefferson branch, as an RS3 couples FA cab cars 602 and 607 to a push-pull trainset led by FA 601. LI 1557 later went to the Gettysburg RR and was used as a parts source. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  7/1/1973  Upload Date: 12/4/2010 1:01:08 PM
Location:  Huntington, NY
Author:  Stephen J. Benkovitz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LI 1557(RS3)
Views:  304   Comments: 0
LIRR 1552
Title:  LIRR 1552
Description:  LIRR RS3s reflected in a puddle at the enginehouse in Ronkonkoma, NY. Delivery of this group of RS3s in 1955 killed off the last of LIRR steam. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  2/1/1974  Upload Date: 10/18/2006 9:36:34 PM
Location:  Ronkonkoma, NY
Author:  David LeGloahec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LI 1552(RS3) LI 1557(RS3)
Views:  841   Comments: 0
LI 202
Title:  LI 202
Description:  A Port Jefferson train prepares to depart the Hunterspoint Avenue station. C420 #202 later worked on the Vermont Northern.
Photo Date:  7/19/1974  Upload Date: 12/30/2008 11:52:00 AM
Location:  Long Island City, NY
Author:  Vincent J. Benkovitz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LI 202(C420) LI 1557(RS3)
Views:  681   Comments: 0
LI 1557
Title:  LI 1557
Description:  Three of Long Island's ten RS3s lay over at Ronkonkoma. These were the locomotives that shut down LIRR steam operations for good in 1955.
Photo Date:  9/8/1974  Upload Date: 1/22/2009 4:21:21 PM
Location:  Ronkonkoma, NY
Author:  Vincent J. Benkovitz
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LI 1557(RS3)
Views:  274   Comments: 0
LI 1557
Title:  LI 1557
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/1/1976  Upload Date: 6/14/2008 11:35:59 PM
Location:  North Lindenhurst, NY
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LI 1557(RS3)
Views:  220   Comments: 0
PNC 136
Title:  PNC 136
Description:  Just off the road with RS-3 1557
Photo Date:  10/18/1976  Upload Date: 2/21/2008 2:37:32 PM
Location:  Morris Park, NY
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PNCX 136(GP9) LI 1557(RS3)
Views:  810   Comments: 2
LIRR 1557
Title:  LIRR 1557
Description:  Sanding for its next run
Photo Date:  12/1/1976  Upload Date: 1/5/2007 11:01:02 PM
Location:  Morris Park, NY
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LI 1557(RS3)
Views:  271   Comments: 0
LI 1557, 1556
Title:  LI 1557, 1556
Description:  Actual date not known, successively numbered units, didn't see that often!
Photo Date:  1/1/1977  Upload Date: 8/12/2016 10:59:55 PM
Location:  Morris Park, NY
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LI 1557(RS3) LI 1556(RS3)
Views:  123   Comments: 3
LI 1557
Title:  LI 1557
Description:  Parts unit for Gety 55, 56, 59
Photo Date:  1/1/1983  Upload Date: 8/28/2008 12:18:34 PM
Location:  Gettysburg, PA
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LI 1557(RS3)
Views:  376   Comments: 0
GETY 56
Title:  GETY 56
Description:  Power sits at the engine house.
Photo Date:  1/1/1983  Upload Date: 8/28/2008 12:18:38 PM
Location:  Gettysburg, PA
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GETY 56(RS3) GETY 407(S12) LI 1557(RS3)
Views:  522   Comments: 1
GETY 56
Title:  GETY 56
Description:  The 56 still has 1556 in its # boards! Luckily, its back on LI at RR Mus. of LI. 1557 is parts loco.
Photo Date:  1/23/1983  Upload Date: 12/24/2004 9:06:37 PM
Location:  Gettysburg, PA
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GETY 56(RS3) GETY 407(S12) LI 1557(RS3)
Views:  1080   Comments: 0


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