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Owner: New Orleans Public Belt Railroad
Model:BLW DS44-660Built As:NOPB 47 (DS44-660)
Serial Number:73895Order No:
Frame Number:Built:2/1949
Other locos with this serial:  NOPB 47(DS44-660)
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NOPB DS-4-4-660 47
Title:  NOPB DS-4-4-660 47
Description:  New Orleans Public Belt Railroad number 47 was switching the south end of Claiborne Yard, along the west side of the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal. The smokestacks identified the location of the Lone Star cement plant, and were landmarks in this neighborhood for many years. The 47 was a Baldwin DS-4-4-660 built in January 1949 for $73,950. It was traded-in to EMD the year after this photo was taken and it was scrapped in New Orleans. (approximate day)
Photo Date:  10/10/1970  Upload Date: 2/20/2017 11:44:36 AM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  James H. Selzer, Jr. photo
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NOPB 47(DS44-660)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
NOPB Baldwins
Title:  NOPB Baldwins
Description:  New Orleans Public Belt Baldwin DS-4-4-660 units 47 and 48 were parked inside of the railroad's roundhouse. The locomotives had been built in January 1949 at a cost of $73,950 each; and were near then end of their careers, as they were traded-in to EMD for new units which arrived in August 1971. (approximate date)
Photo Date:  6/6/1971  Upload Date: 4/29/2019 12:15:54 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  JAMES H. SELZER, JR. photo
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  NOPB 47(DS44-660) NOPB 48(DS44-660)
Views:  71   Comments: 0
NOPB Roundhouse October 1971
Title:  NOPB Roundhouse October 1971
Description:  Two of the Belt's Baldwins in for service. NOPB 47 and 48 are DS44-660's. For roughly 50 years the Belts roster was entirely Baldwin built steam and diesel models.
Photo Date:  5/24/1998  Upload Date: 7/17/2009 1:58:59 AM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Jim Selzer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NOPB 47(DS44-660) NOPB 48(DS44-660)
Views:  725   Comments: 0


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