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Owner: New Hope and Ivyland Rail Road
Model:EMD GP30Built As:PRR 2250 (GP30)
Serial Number:28158Order No:7643
Frame Number:7643-51Built:5/1963
Notes:ex-PRR 2250
Other locos with this serial:  CR 2198(GP30) NHIR 2198(GP30) PC 2198(GP30) NHI 2198(GP30) NHRR 2198(GP30) PRR 2250(GP30)
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Arrival
Title:  Arrival
Description:  Ex-PRR Geep leads the train into the Lahaska station.
Photo Date:  6/5/2005  Upload Date: 5/18/2008 6:59:47 PM
Location:  Lahaska, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  280   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  In its usual spot in front of the engine house.
Photo Date:  12/4/2005  Upload Date: 6/22/2008 11:55:00 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  268   Comments: 0
Rounding The Curve
Title:  Rounding The Curve
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2006  Upload Date: 5/18/2008 7:01:32 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
Headin' Out.
Title:  Headin' Out.
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2006  Upload Date: 4/29/2008 10:26:01 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
Heading For The Bridge
Title:  Heading For The Bridge
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2006  Upload Date: 5/18/2008 7:01:41 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  160   Comments: 0
Waiting At The Station
Title:  Waiting At The Station
Description:  Ex-PRR Geep on ex-RDG rails.
Photo Date:  10/8/2006  Upload Date: 5/14/2008 3:23:49 PM
Location:  Warminster, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
Through the Station
Title:  Through the Station
Description:  NHRR 2198 leads the northbound train passed the old Reading depot at Wycombe.
Photo Date:  10/8/2006  Upload Date: 1/17/2008 7:58:03 PM
Location:  Wycombe, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  215   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2006  Upload Date: 6/10/2008 8:30:21 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
Preparing for Departure
Title:  Preparing for Departure
Description:  NHRR 2198 backs down on its train prior to departure from New Hope.
Photo Date:  10/8/2006  Upload Date: 4/29/2008 10:26:35 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/8/2006  Upload Date: 6/10/2008 8:28:18 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
Resting
Title:  Resting
Description:  NHRR 2198 suns itself outside the enginehouse on a warm summer day.
Photo Date:  8/4/2007  Upload Date: 5/14/2008 3:30:27 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
Laying Over
Title:  Laying Over
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/27/2008  Upload Date: 5/16/2008 3:35:32 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/9/2008  Upload Date: 7/10/2008 11:00:46 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  As soon as the steam train left the station, the crew members in the yard did a little car shuffling with the former Pennsy Geep.
Photo Date:  7/9/2008  Upload Date: 7/9/2008 11:15:50 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  NHRR 2198 pushes the train over Street Road back to New Hope. The Geep is still on the south end since the passing track is blocked by 40.
Photo Date:  11/2/2008  Upload Date: 11/2/2008 10:33:18 PM
Location:  Lahaska, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  134   Comments: 0
Steam and Diesel
Title:  Steam and Diesel
Description:  NHRR 40 limps back to the engine house after spending most of the day getting a part replaced on one of its drivers at Lahaska. 2198 sits at the platform ready to take the last train of the day.
Photo Date:  11/2/2008  Upload Date: 11/2/2008 10:29:27 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 40(2-8-0) NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  194   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Very surprised to see the train heading backwards and the Geep on the back pushing. Seeing as the train was heading north at this time of the day was a clue that something was going on.
Photo Date:  11/2/2008  Upload Date: 11/2/2008 10:32:50 PM
Location:  Reeder, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  NHRR 2198 takes over the excursions for the afternoon while 40 is sidelined with water problems.
Photo Date:  11/16/2008  Upload Date: 11/16/2008 7:50:07 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
Arriving Back
Title:  Arriving Back
Description:  GP30 2198 arrives back at the station as the next group of passengers waits in the shadow of the old Reading Company freight house.
Photo Date:  11/16/2008  Upload Date: 11/16/2008 7:56:05 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
Steam to Diesel
Title:  Steam to Diesel
Description:  While 40 waits to be put away for the night, 2198 runs around its train for the 3:00 PM trip to Lahaska.
Photo Date:  11/16/2008  Upload Date: 11/16/2008 7:56:43 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 40(2-8-0) NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Lower Mountain Road heading south.
Photo Date:  11/16/2008  Upload Date: 11/16/2008 7:57:51 PM
Location:  Solebury, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  146   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Arriving at Lahaska.
Photo Date:  11/16/2008  Upload Date: 11/16/2008 8:06:13 PM
Location:  Lahaska, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
Switching
Title:  Switching
Description:  Blocking Street Road as the Geep switches tracks.
Photo Date:  11/16/2008  Upload Date: 11/16/2008 8:06:34 PM
Location:  Lahaska, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  About to depart.
Photo Date:  11/16/2008  Upload Date: 11/16/2008 8:08:22 PM
Location:  Lahaska, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Crossing the trestle back into town.
Photo Date:  11/16/2008  Upload Date: 11/16/2008 8:06:55 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  147   Comments: 0
Pauline's Trestle
Title:  Pauline's Trestle
Description:  The Geep crosses Pauline's Trestle with the last train of the day.
Photo Date:  11/16/2008  Upload Date: 11/16/2008 8:05:43 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  426   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Parelleling West Mechanic Street on the way back into town.
Photo Date:  11/16/2008  Upload Date: 11/16/2008 8:07:39 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
Heading Home
Title:  Heading Home
Description:  He's heading home and so am I.
Photo Date:  11/16/2008  Upload Date: 11/16/2008 8:07:54 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  138   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  The big Geep eases out of New Hope with the Evening Star Dinner Train to Buckingham Valley.
Photo Date:  8/7/2010  Upload Date: 6/19/2011 10:56:52 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  128   Comments: 0
NHRR 40
Title:  NHRR 40
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/26/2010  Upload Date: 7/17/2011 9:36:12 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 40(2-8-0) NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Freshly repainted NHRR 2198 trails on the south end of the 300 special.
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 5/15/2011 10:59:46 PM
Location:  Hatboro, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
SPAX 70
Title:  SPAX 70
Description:  SEPTA's Genset unit was used on the SEPTA portion of the excursion as a pilot unit as well as for cab signal requirements. The unit was dropped at Warminster for the northbound trip to New Hope.
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 5/15/2011 11:00:04 PM
Location:  Hatboro, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SPAX 70(2GS14B) NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  235   Comments: 1
SPAX 70
Title:  SPAX 70
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 5/15/2011 11:08:21 PM
Location:  Hatboro, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SPAX 70(2GS14B) NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Rare visitor to the southern end of the line now that the railroad has acquired a lot of six axle diesel power to work freight with.
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 5/15/2011 11:12:33 PM
Location:  Ivyland, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  166   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Passing the old RDG Rushland passenger station in need of a little TLC.
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 5/15/2011 11:17:23 PM
Location:  Rushland, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  141   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  You could still smell the fresh paint on this one.
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 5/15/2011 11:35:52 PM
Location:  Buckingham Valley, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  193   Comments: 1
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 6:00:34 PM
Location:  Lahaska, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  138   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 7/5/2011 8:50:23 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Although it looks as though NHRR 2198 is heading out of New Hope, it is actually shoving the Willow Grove 300 special into the station.
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 7/5/2011 8:50:50 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  141   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  NHRR 2198 rests at the New Hope depot as passengers from Willow Grove detrain to explore the town.
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 12:10:10 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Showing off the new paint applied a few days before.
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 7/5/2011 8:53:02 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  124   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Pulling to the north end of the yard to wait until it's time for the return trip south.
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 5/20/2011 10:45:37 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  114   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  NHRR 2198 takes the head of the train as the Willow Grove 300 special reboards for the return trip south to Willow Grove.
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 7/5/2011 8:54:20 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  116   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  The Willow Grove 300 special arrives at Lahaska to meet the regularly scheduled excursion.
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 5/20/2011 11:03:02 PM
Location:  Lahaska, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  148   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Passing the newly restored former RDG station at Wycombe. The Geep had actually stalled north of Wycombe, hence the headlight being out. PNRR 8211 would power the whole train until the Geep was restarted near Rushland.
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 5/20/2011 11:17:04 PM
Location:  Wycombe, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  By this time the Geep has been restarted as it pulls the train over the famed Rushland trestle.
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 7/5/2011 9:06:19 PM
Location:  Rushland, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  158   Comments: 0
In the Distance
Title:  In the Distance
Description:  The quiet of the little community of Ivyland is about to be shattered as the bells start to ring and a horn blowing announces the train's arrival.
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 7/5/2011 9:29:13 PM
Location:  Ivyland, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  167   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Entering Ivyland, passing the former RR caboose and RDG era crossing signals.
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 5/20/2011 11:27:56 PM
Location:  Ivyland, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Ex-PRR Geep on former RDG tracks passes the RDG era crossing signals, the only public crossing on the NHRR not upgraded with modern crossing signals. Truly a scene undisturbed by time.
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 7/5/2011 9:29:40 PM
Location:  Ivyland, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
SPAX 70
Title:  SPAX 70
Description:  SPAX 70 takes the lead on the final leg of the journey between Warminster and Willow Grove. Seen passing a long line of Silverliner IV MU cars awaiting Monday morning rush.
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 5/16/2011 12:23:11 AM
Location:  Warminster, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SPAX 70(2GS14B) NHRR 2198(GP30) SPAX 294(Silverliner IV)
Views:  192   Comments: 0


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