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Owner: Maine Central
Model:Alco RS3Built As:MEC 557 (RS3)
Serial Number:80567Order No:
Frame Number:Built:11/1953
Notes:restoration started years ago
Other locos with this serial:  CPLX 557(RS3) GWIN 1(RS3) MEC 557(RS3) GRI 1(RS3)
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MEC 557
Title:  MEC 557
Description:  556 and 557 frequently ran as a pair. In fact I don't ever recall seeing one of MEC's RS2s or RS3s ever running as an individula locomotive except in this setting. /DL
Photo Date:  1/1/1965  Upload Date: 2/7/2011 8:44:20 PM
Location:  Bangor, ME
Author:  Fred Byerly
Categories:  Bridge,Station,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 557(RS3)
Views:  994   Comments: 0
MEC 557
Title:  MEC 557
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/1/1970  Upload Date: 2/7/2011 8:44:30 PM
Location:  Bangor, ME
Author:  Author Unknown
Categories:  Bridge,Station,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 557(RS3)
Views:  430   Comments: 0
MEC 557
Title:  MEC 557
Description:  In a later & simpler livery. /DL
Photo Date:  2/1/1972  Upload Date: 2/7/2011 8:44:33 PM
Location:  Bangor, ME
Author:  Author Unknown
Categories:  Bridge,Station,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 557(RS3)
Views:  953   Comments: 0
MEC 554+; 557
Title:  MEC 554+; 557
Description:  RS-2; RS-3
Photo Date:  6/11/1975  Upload Date: 10/1/2011 10:00:59 AM
Location:  Bangor, ME
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  MEC 554(RS2) MEC 557(RS3)
Views:  634   Comments: 0
MEC 554; 557+
Title:  MEC 554; 557+
Description:  RS-2; RS-3+
Photo Date:  6/11/1975  Upload Date: 10/1/2011 10:01:43 AM
Location:  Bangor, ME
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  MEC 557(RS3)
Views:  470   Comments: 0
MEC 557-573
Title:  MEC 557-573
Description:  (RS-3; GP-7)
Photo Date:  6/11/1975  Upload Date: 10/1/2011 10:02:58 AM
Location:  Bangor, ME
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  MEC 557(RS3)
Views:  476   Comments: 0
Wolfeboro 101(RS-3)
Title:  Wolfeboro 101(RS-3)
Description:  ex MEC 557
Photo Date:  1/20/1976  Upload Date: 10/4/2011 3:11:00 PM
Location:  South Portland, ME
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  MEC 557(RS3)
Views:  522   Comments: 0
MEC 557
Title:  MEC 557
Description:  ex MEC RS-3 #557 taken in August of 08 as it currently sits at RMNE.
Photo Date:  8/21/2008  Upload Date: 9/5/2009 11:27:27 AM
Location:  Waterville, CT
Author:  Jason Hartmann
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 557(RS3)
Views:  1680   Comments: 2
MEC 557
Title:  MEC 557
Description:  ex MEC RS-3 #557 as it sits stored in the RMNE's Waterville yard.
Photo Date:  8/21/2008  Upload Date: 9/5/2009 11:27:46 AM
Location:  Waterville, CT
Author:  Jason Hartmann
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 557(RS3)
Views:  419   Comments: 0
MEC 557
Title:  MEC 557
Description:  The last surviving RS unit of the Maine Central Railroad.
Photo Date:  6/15/2010  Upload Date: 6/11/2011 11:22:28 PM
Location:  Waterville, CT
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 557(RS3)
Views:  427   Comments: 0
MEC RS3 557
Title:  MEC RS3 557
Description:  At the RR Museum of New England
Photo Date:  6/9/2013  Upload Date: 6/9/2013 7:58:43 PM
Location:  Thomaston, CT
Author:  Marty Bernard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 557(RS3)
Views:  626   Comments: 0
MEC 557 at Railroad Museum of New England
Title:  MEC 557 at Railroad Museum of New England
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/7/2013  Upload Date: 8/7/2013 7:56:25 PM
Location:  Thomaston, CT
Author:  Marty Bernard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 557(RS3)
Views:  2635   Comments: 0
Ex P&W power
Title:  Ex P&W power
Description:  Now in the shop area, this ex-Providence & Worcester unit sits on the main shop track.
Photo Date:  8/11/2013  Upload Date: 8/13/2013 10:15:04 AM
Location:  Thomaston, CT
Author:  Jeff Wilson
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Track
Locomotives:  PW 2203(U23B) NAUG 2203(U23B) MEC 557(RS3)
Views:  379   Comments: 1
Unpainted side
Title:  Unpainted side
Description:  This side of MEC557 has not been painted yet
Photo Date:  8/11/2013  Upload Date: 8/13/2013 10:30:07 AM
Location:  Thomaston, CT
Author:  Jeff Wilson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  MEC 557(RS3)
Views:  249   Comments: 0
Painted side
Title:  Painted side
Description:  This engine is being repainted by hand, one small section at a time, by one single member of the museum
Photo Date:  8/11/2013  Upload Date: 8/13/2013 10:32:33 AM
Location:  Thomaston, CT
Author:  Jeff Wilson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  MEC 557(RS3)
Views:  402   Comments: 1
New and old
Title:  New and old
Description:  The power for the excursion train and a shop project sit in front of the RMNE shops
Photo Date:  8/11/2013  Upload Date: 8/13/2013 10:35:08 AM
Location:  Thomaston, CT
Author:  Jeff Wilson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  MEC 557(RS3) NAUG 2203(U23B)
Views:  505   Comments: 1
MEC 557
Title:  MEC 557
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/4/2013  Upload Date: 12/5/2013 11:35:09 PM
Location:  Thomaston, CT
Author:  Ted Krug
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 557(RS3)
Views:  407   Comments: 1
CDOT 2002 & MEC 557
Title:  CDOT 2002 & MEC 557
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/4/2013  Upload Date: 12/5/2013 11:37:20 PM
Location:  Thomaston, CT
Author:  Ted Krug
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CDOT 2002(FL9) MEC 557(RS3)
Views:  490   Comments: 0


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