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Owner: Chicago South Shore And South Bend
Model:Alco-GE R-2 BoxcabBuilt As:NYC 343 (R-2 Boxcab)
Serial Number:68271Order No:GE #11194
Frame Number:Built:0/1931
Notes:ex-NYC class R2 343 reblt 1956
Other locos with this serial:  CSS 704(R-2 Boxcab)
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CSS 703
Title:  CSS 703
Description:  Photo By Tom Golden, date estimated
Photo Date:  10/1/1962  Upload Date: 4/20/2009 8:14:25 PM
Location:  East Chicago, IN
Author:  Ryan Kertis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSS 703(R-2 Boxcab) CSS 704(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  823   Comments: 2
CSS&SB 205
Title:  CSS&SB 205
Description:  CSS&SB 205 and 704 at Michigan City, Indiana on February 16, 1964, photograph by Chuck Zeiler>
Photo Date:  2/16/1964  Upload Date: 9/11/2018 5:59:47 PM
Location:  Michigan City, IN
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CSS 205(Interurban) CSS 704(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  32   Comments: 0
South Shore
Title:  South Shore
Description:  South Bend Street Running
Photo Date:  5/24/1964  Upload Date: 7/2/2018 12:50:21 PM
Location:  South Bend, IN
Author:  Albert Reinshmidt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSS 704(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  60   Comments: 0
CSSB WB
Title:  CSSB WB
Description:  Electrics 704-705
Photo Date:  12/28/1970  Upload Date: 6/12/2011 8:24:22 AM
Location:  Hammond, IN
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSS 704(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  474   Comments: 4
CSS 704
Title:  CSS 704
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/10/1971  Upload Date: 8/22/2011 8:51:39 AM
Location:  South Bend, IN
Author:  Henry Frick
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CSS 704(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  630   Comments: 2
CSS&SB 704
Title:  CSS&SB 704
Description:  Freight Motor
Photo Date:  12/28/1971  Upload Date: 9/10/2011 4:48:10 PM
Location:  State Line Crossing, IN
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CSS 704(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  274   Comments: 1
CSS&SB WB
Title:  CSS&SB WB
Description:  705-704 by Burnham Yard
Photo Date:  12/28/1971  Upload Date: 9/10/2011 4:48:56 PM
Location:  State Line Crossing, IN
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSS 704(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  317   Comments: 0
CSS Boxcab #704 - Chicago South Shore & South Bend
Title:  CSS Boxcab #704 - Chicago South Shore & South Bend
Description:  Built by Alco/GE for the New York Central as their R2 class #1243 in June of 1931 (bldr #68271/11194), it was renumbered 343 in August 1936 and sold to CSS&SB in 1955. It was then rebuilt and repainted to serve the CSS as 704 in 1956 and finally scrapped in April 1976. Tom Ruddell slide
Photo Date:  11/1/1973  Upload Date: 9/25/2016 4:00:44 AM
Location:  Michigan City, IN
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  CSS 704(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  151   Comments: 3
CSS 704
Title:  CSS 704
Description:  South Shore R2 motors 703 and 704 pull into the interchange yard behind State Line tower to set off. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1974  Upload Date: 3/12/2009 8:08:28 PM
Location:  Hammond, IN
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSS 704(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  559   Comments: 1
CSS 704
Title:  CSS 704
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/14/1975  Upload Date: 4/4/2009 10:47:15 PM
Location:  Hammond, IN
Author:  Tom Golden
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSS 704(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  467   Comments: 0
CSS&SB Pullman 6
Title:  CSS&SB Pullman 6
Description:  CSS&SB Pullman built coach 6 at Michigan City, Indiana on an unknown day in April 1975, Ektachrome by Chuck Zeiler. Number 6 was built in 1926 by Pullman Car and Manufacturing Company as part of the first ten car order placed by the newly formed Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad, which took over control of the bankrupt Chicago Lake Shore & South Bend Railroad in 1926. Also seen (left to right) are trailer 204. 201, motor 6, and 704, the former NYC class R-2 343, rebuilt by the CSS&SB in 1956. The occasion was a Central Electric Railfans' Association sponsored fan trip.
Photo Date:  4/1/1975  Upload Date: 10/20/2010 1:42:32 PM
Location:  Michigan City, IN
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CSS 6(Interurban) CSS 704(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  505   Comments: 1
CSS&SB R-2 704
Title:  CSS&SB R-2 704
Description:  CSS&SB R-2 704 at Michigan City Shops, April 1975, photo by Chuck Zeiler. Number 704 was built in June 1931 as NYC R-2 343 (Alco c/n 68271, GE c/n 11194), rebuilt at the Michigan City Shops in 1956, retired and scrapped in April 1976.
Photo Date:  4/1/1975  Upload Date: 1/1/2011 2:03:40 PM
Location:  Michigan City, IN
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CSS 704(R-2 Boxcab) CSS 601(SW1)
Views:  485   Comments: 0


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