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Owner: Chicago South Shore And South Bend
Model:Alco-GE R-2 BoxcabBuilt As:NYC 340 (R-2 Boxcab)
Serial Number:68268Order No:GE #11191
Frame Number:Built:0/1931
Notes:Alco/GE ex-NYC 340 reblt 1957
Other locos with this serial:  CSS 705(R-2 Boxcab)
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CSS & SB 705
Title:  CSS & SB 705
Description:  unknown date
Photo Date:  6/1/1950  Upload Date: 9/13/2008 9:50:58 AM
Location:  Burnham, IL
Author:  Jack Smith
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSS 705(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  689   Comments: 3
CSS 705 - Chicago South Shore & South Bend
Title:  CSS 705 - Chicago South Shore & South Bend
Description:  Ex-NYC #340 heads up what appears to be a fan trip. Built by Alco and delivered to the NYC as #340 in June of 1931, it was transferred to the Chicago South Shore electrified line in the mid-1950's. No exact date or photographer was listed for this photo so an approximate date was used.
Photo Date:  9/4/1961  Upload Date: 9/7/2015 5:35:10 AM
Location:  Michigan City, IN
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CSS 705(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  154   Comments: 0
CSS Boxcab 705 - Chicago South Shore & South Bend
Title:  CSS Boxcab 705 - Chicago South Shore & South Bend
Description:  Built by Alco/GE for the New York Central as their R2 class #1240 in June of 1931 (bldr #68268/11191), it was renumbered 340 in August 1936 and sold to CSS&SB in 1955. It was then rebuilt to serve the CSS as 754 in 1956 and finally scrapped in April 1976. Unknown photographer on a fan trip took this photo as the unit stopped near Wagner Road in Porter County, IN.
Photo Date:  9/4/1961  Upload Date: 9/25/2016 4:00:54 AM
Location:  Porter County, IN
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  CSS 705(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  165   Comments: 1
CSS 705 & 701
Title:  CSS 705 & 701
Description:  A pair of former NYC Alco-GE R-2 boxcabs now wearing Chicago, South Shore & South Bend colors run under the wire at Burnham, IL with a string of freight cars. No photographer was listed for the original negative.
Photo Date:  4/6/1963  Upload Date: 6/6/2020 4:42:39 PM
Location:  Burnham, IL
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CSS 705(R-2 Boxcab) CSS 701(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  55   Comments: 0
CSS 705 & 704
Title:  CSS 705 & 704
Description:  The two former NYC Alco-GE R-2 boxcabs purchased by the Chicago, South Shore & South Bend were critical in moving freight during the late 1950's and 1960's. The negative is from an unknown photographer.
Photo Date:  6/1/1963  Upload Date: 6/6/2020 4:43:03 PM
Location:  Burnham, IL
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CSS 705(R-2 Boxcab) CSS 704(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  46   Comments: 0
CSS&SB 705
Title:  CSS&SB 705
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/26/1963  Upload Date: 11/9/2008 10:13:19 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  Marty Bernard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSS 705(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  580   Comments: 2
CSS&SB 705
Title:  CSS&SB 705
Description:  (Location unknown)
Photo Date:  3/29/1969  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 10:05:06 PM
Location:  Unknown, IN
Author:  Robert Farkas
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CSS 705(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  220   Comments: 5
CSSB WB
Title:  CSSB WB
Description:  Electric 705
Photo Date:  12/28/1970  Upload Date: 6/12/2011 8:24:56 AM
Location:  Hammond, IN
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSS 705(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  346   Comments: 1
CSS 705 & 704
Title:  CSS 705 & 704
Description:  Chicago, South Shore & South Bend #705 & 704 rest a moment at the Michigan City shoips area. These Alco-GE R-2 boxcabs were purchased from NYC in the late 1950's and they along with their 3 other sisters helped to handle the increasing freight load. No photographer's name was given with the original negative used for the print.
Photo Date:  6/1/1971  Upload Date: 6/6/2020 4:43:06 PM
Location:  Michigan City, IN
Author:  Gary Everhart
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CSS 705(R-2 Boxcab) CSS 704(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  67   Comments: 1
CSS&SB WB freight
Title:  CSS&SB WB freight
Description:  705-704 Electric Motors
Photo Date:  12/28/1971  Upload Date: 9/10/2011 4:47:36 PM
Location:  State Line Crossing, IN
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSS 705(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  440   Comments: 1
CSS 705
Title:  CSS 705
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/13/1974  Upload Date: 2/3/2010 9:17:09 PM
Location:  Gary, IN
Author:  Tom Golden
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSS 705(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  308   Comments: 0
Chicago, South Shore & South Bend Freight Box Motor #705
Title:  Chicago, South Shore & South Bend Freight Box Motor #705
Description:  Digital image from Kim E. Piersol original 35mm Kodachrome transparency
Photo Date:  11/28/1974  Upload Date: 3/31/2006 9:44:10 PM
Location:  Burnham, IL
Author:  Kim Piersol
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSS 705(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  495   Comments: 1
CSS 705
Title:  CSS 705
Description:  CSS 705
Photo Date:  3/22/1975  Upload Date: 4/28/2011 7:43:32 AM
Location:  Michigan City, IN
Author:  Tim Vermande
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSS 705(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  351   Comments: 1
CSS Fan Trip
Title:  CSS Fan Trip
Description:  Consisted of cars 1 through 5.
Photo Date:  4/19/1975  Upload Date: 4/15/2009 11:16:25 PM
Location:  Michigan City, IN
Author:  Tom Golden
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSS 705(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  490   Comments: 1
CSS 705
Title:  CSS 705
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/1975  Upload Date: 12/19/2010 12:03:23 AM
Location:  Michigan City, IN
Author:  Tom Golden
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSS 705(R-2 Boxcab)
Views:  709   Comments: 1


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