RailPictures.Net Photo: 1800 National Locomotive Alco RS-36 at Morristown, New Jersey by Charles Freericks
 
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» National Locomotive (more..)
» Alco RS-36 (more..)
» M&E Yard 
» Morristown, New Jersey, USA (more..)
» June 21, 1978
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» 1800 (more..)
» Unknown
» Charles Freericks (more..)
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National Locomotive was a start up locomotive rebuilder on the propery of the Morristown & Erie Railroad in Morristown NJ. They had a bunch of retired Norfolk & Western RS36s and RS11s that they were going to rebuild (maybe to create a lease fleet). RS36 #1800, seen here on a rainy June 21, 1978 in Morristown, was the first unit completed. From what I was told (have no firsthand knowledge of this myself), 1800 was sent to Elizabethport where it was load tested by Conrail and unfortunately the prime mover blew. I believe that was pretty much the end of National Locomotive.
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