RailPictures.Net Photo: MERR 100 Muskingum Electric Railroad E50C at Reinersville, Ohio by Nate Murry
 
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Muskingum Electric Railroad (more..)
E50C (more..)
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Reinersville, Ohio, USA (more..)
April 18, 1990
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MERR 100 (more..)
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Nate Murry (more..)
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The E50C is a variant of the E44, one of two built by GE in 1968 at the Erie plant, specifically for the MERR. It is a fully remote control unit, and apparently went over the road remotely, (USGS, 2014). Anecdotal research suggested that a crew member was in the cab over the road, but not in yard/tipple operations. The railroad ceased operations in 2002, and the two E50C units were scrapped in 2004. A David Baer original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
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