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Owner: Providence and Worcester
Model:EMD GP38-2Built As:PW 2008 (GP38-2)
Serial Number:796356-2Order No:796356
Frame Number:796356-2Built:12/1980
Notes:Acquired new Dec 1980
Other locos with this serial:  PW 2008(GP38-2) PWRZ 2008(GP38-2)
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PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  Brand new 2008 at the Worcester engine house. Boy, she never looked so good!
Photo Date:  12/14/1980  Upload Date: 3/4/2006 5:30:19 PM
Location:  Worcester, MA
Author:  Philip M. Paradis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  826   Comments: 2
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  Locomotives resting on the main. The approach signal for Boston Switch set for the main. The dummy mast with reflector is for what is called the house track, now out of service at the bridge
Photo Date:  1/4/1981  Upload Date: 2/12/2006 12:27:22 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Philip M. Paradis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2005(M420R) PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  783   Comments: 1
PW 2007 and 2008
Title:  PW 2007 and 2008
Description:  2008 on the house track where the cross ties are today. 2007 on the main by the now defunct Peoples Coal
Photo Date:  1/22/1981  Upload Date: 2/12/2006 12:28:45 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Philip M. Paradis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2007(GP38-2) PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  972   Comments: 0
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  PL-1 waits on the old N&W for Amtk 168 to clear, before heading east on the Shore Line to Midway.
Photo Date:  12/29/1981  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 11:07:34 AM
Location:  Groton, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2) AMTK 210(F40PH)
Views:  742   Comments: 1
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  PL-1 arriving at Midway.
Photo Date:  12/29/1981  Upload Date: 7/25/2005 11:08:00 AM
Location:  Groton, CT
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  499   Comments: 1
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  Well we're at milepost 19.83 on the Gardner Branch. The 2008 leading a northbound circus train to Gardner. The 3rd locomotives was the BAR 84 on lease to the Providence and Worcester
Photo Date:  5/31/1982  Upload Date: 1/30/2006 6:38:55 PM
Location:  Hubbardston, MA
Author:  Philip M. Paradis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2) BAR 84(GP38) PW 2006(GP38-2)
Views:  818   Comments: 0
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  The "red" Barnum and Baily Circus train, heading up to Gardner, crossing Bald Hill Road in Princeton with 41 cars
Photo Date:  5/31/1982  Upload Date: 4/16/2006 5:38:07 PM
Location:  Princeton, MA
Author:  Philip M. Paradis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2) PW 2006(GP38-2) BAR 84(GP38)
Views:  1029   Comments: 2
BAR 84
Title:  BAR 84
Description:  With the circus train safely in the hands of the Boston and Maine in Gardner, the extra's southbound past the foggy Quinapoxet Resevoir on the way back to Worcester with some freight
Photo Date:  6/14/1982  Upload Date: 1/31/2006 11:23:39 AM
Location:  Holden, MA
Author:  Philip M. Paradis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BAR 84(GP38) PW 2006(GP38-2) PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  1047   Comments: 2
Circus Train
Title:  Circus Train
Description:  The 2008 at Holden, Massachusetts with a Barnum and Bailey circus train, with the 2008 sporting ghetto guards
Photo Date:  6/14/1982  Upload Date: 6/25/2006 10:57:15 AM
Location:  Holden, MA
Author:  Philip M. Paradis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2) PW 2006(GP38-2) BAR 84(GP38)
Views:  880   Comments: 1
Circus Train
Title:  Circus Train
Description:  The 2008 showing off its ghetto guards with the 2006 and the leased BAR unit
Photo Date:  6/14/1982  Upload Date: 6/25/2006 10:58:35 AM
Location:  Worcester, MA
Author:  Philip M. Paradis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2) PW 2006(GP38-2) BAR 84(GP38)
Views:  788   Comments: 0
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  the 2008 and 7205 team up on a pig train
Photo Date:  10/11/1982  Upload Date: 4/18/2006 6:25:59 PM
Location:  Northbridge, MA
Author:  Philip M. Paradis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2) PW 7205(GP9)
Views:  648   Comments: 0
PW 7205
Title:  PW 7205
Description:  on another day the 2008 and 7205 have a few trailers and general freight rolling southbound by the Millbury Cemetary
Photo Date:  3/1/1983  Upload Date: 4/30/2006 6:21:58 PM
Location:  Millbury, MA
Author:  Philip M. Paradis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 7205(GP9) PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  843   Comments: 1
PW 2003
Title:  PW 2003
Description:  M420 2003 and GP38-2 2008 resting over the weekend at the Worcester enginehouse
Photo Date:  12/14/1983  Upload Date: 4/24/2006 6:34:25 PM
Location:  Worcester, MA
Author:  Philip M. Paradis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2003(M420R) PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  428   Comments: 1
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  The train from the Boston and Maine at Gardner, back in its hometown, crossing the Southbridge Street bridge in Worcester
Photo Date:  6/21/1985  Upload Date: 5/14/2006 3:20:02 PM
Location:  Worcester, MA
Author:  Philip M. Paradis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2) PW 2006(GP38-2)
Views:  465   Comments: 1
PW 2006
Title:  PW 2006
Description:  Providence and Worcester train is at what some call the "Chair City" from all the furniture that was made there in its heyday. They're waiting to cross the Boston and Maine mainline at Gardner
Photo Date:  6/21/1985  Upload Date: 5/14/2006 3:15:26 PM
Location:  Gardner, MA
Author:  Philip M. Paradis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2006(GP38-2) PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  563   Comments: 1
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  The train gathered up from the Boston and Maine's, Gardner yard, they're on the way back home to Worcester
Photo Date:  6/21/1985  Upload Date: 5/14/2006 3:18:09 PM
Location:  Holden, MA
Author:  Philip M. Paradis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2) PW 2006(GP38-2)
Views:  493   Comments: 2
PW 2006
Title:  PW 2006
Description:  Pair of GP-38's at the engine house in Worcester, shot during a pause in the NHRHTA's Yankee Clipper fan trip, part of which is seen at left.
Photo Date:  6/22/1985  Upload Date: 1/20/2006 3:45:41 PM
Location:  Worcester, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2006(GP38-2) PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  418   Comments: 0
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/16/1985  Upload Date: 2/13/2011 9:08:10 AM
Location:  Worcester, MA
Author:  Stephie Kolata
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  405   Comments: 0
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  Exact date and location unknown
Photo Date:  1/1/1986  Upload Date: 12/23/2004 10:28:21 PM
Location:  Gardner, MA
Author:  Harry Frye
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  370   Comments: 0
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  In the lead n/b approaching Laurel Hill Tunnel on the Providence & Worcester Railroad Norwich Branch. Color print scan.
Photo Date:  2/23/1990  Upload Date: 4/24/2009 11:25:55 AM
Location:  Norwich, CT
Author:  Leighton Haeseler
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  418   Comments: 0
PW 2008 at Laurel Hill Tunnel
Title:  PW 2008 at Laurel Hill Tunnel
Description:  On the Providence & Worcester Railroad Norwich Branch. Entering Laurel Hill Tunnel n/b at Norwich, CT. Color print scan.
Photo Date:  2/23/1990  Upload Date: 4/25/2009 9:22:36 AM
Location:  Norwich, CT
Author:  Leighton Haeseler
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Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  480   Comments: 0
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  Well lots has changed in this scene! The 2008 and 2201 are now in the new scheme. The parking lot has been paved and there's a garage in front of the antenna for the night crew to park their cars. The tracks by the office are different also. The barn has been moved to about where Im standing, and Peoples Coal is gone.
Photo Date:  8/2/1990  Upload Date: 11/3/2005 10:33:35 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2) PW 2201(B23-7)
Views:  701   Comments: 0
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  2008 Next To The Mill Street Railroad Crossing In Cumberland, RI
Photo Date:  7/26/2004  Upload Date: 2/18/2009 9:37:18 AM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Michael Delage
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  267   Comments: 0
2008
Title:  2008
Description:  The power off of PR-3 done for the day.
Photo Date:  1/20/2005  Upload Date: 2/5/2006 7:41:01 PM
Location:  Pawtucket, RI
Author:  Nick Zabawar
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  263   Comments: 1
Done for the day
Title:  Done for the day
Description:  Power off of PR-3 heading into the enginehouse to warm up. They'll probably work on PRWO later in the evening.
Photo Date:  1/20/2005  Upload Date: 2/5/2006 7:41:02 PM
Location:  Pawtucket, RI
Author:  Nick Zabawar
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  272   Comments: 1
2008
Title:  2008
Description:  the 2008 next to the Valley Falls Operations Center.
Photo Date:  1/20/2005  Upload Date: 2/5/2006 7:41:03 PM
Location:  Pawtucket, RI
Author:  Nick Zabawar
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  228   Comments: 1
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  Train PR2 at the office in Valley Falls
Photo Date:  2/2/2005  Upload Date: 3/2/2005 2:23:24 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  365   Comments: 1
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  2008 Next To The Railroad Avenue Railroad Crossing In Plainfield, CT
Photo Date:  5/13/2005  Upload Date: 2/18/2009 11:27:44 AM
Location:  Plainfield, CT
Author:  Michael Delage
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  180   Comments: 0
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  Probably getting the locomotives ready for Sunday nights train - PRWO. The 4001 and 3007 will go in the barn while the 2008 will stay outside
Photo Date:  5/20/2005  Upload Date: 5/20/2005 7:16:46 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  384   Comments: 1
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  Part of the power for PRWO. They just started up in the enginehouse and are now pulling out to make up their train.
Photo Date:  5/26/2005  Upload Date: 7/4/2005 10:26:09 AM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Nick Zabawar
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  245   Comments: 0
PW 3902
Title:  PW 3902
Description:  the 3 locomotives from PR3 at the lower Valley Falls yard. That's PR2 in the distance
Photo Date:  6/1/2005  Upload Date: 10/6/2005 9:56:20 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 3902(B39-8E) PW 3008(B30-7AB) PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  493   Comments: 1
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  The 2008 at Chase's Lane in Central Falls with around 25 loaded coal cars and 20 or so general freight. Its not doing it alone, there's 2 other locomotives pushing
Photo Date:  6/1/2005  Upload Date: 6/23/2005 11:53:37 AM
Location:  Central Falls, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
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Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  336   Comments: 1
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  This mornings power, June 24th for PR2 - the 2008 and 2009. that's the 2007 from PR3 pulling away. The crew will probably Y one of these when they do the Moshassuck Valley this afternoon.
Photo Date:  6/24/2005  Upload Date: 6/24/2005 2:53:59 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  321   Comments: 1
PW 2008 Heads Out
Title:  PW 2008 Heads Out
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/29/2005  Upload Date: 7/6/2005 8:55:21 PM
Location:  Kingston, RI
Author:  Jon Huemmer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  334   Comments: 0
Now she is bringing up the rear
Title:  Now she is bringing up the rear
Description:  PW 2008 on the rear of PR-2, reversing roles of leading locomotive with the 2009.
Photo Date:  7/1/2005  Upload Date: 7/22/2005 6:42:09 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Nick Zabawar
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
Approaching CCL
Title:  Approaching CCL
Description:  PW 2008 leading the way to CCL.
Photo Date:  7/1/2005  Upload Date: 7/22/2005 6:42:59 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Nick Zabawar
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  234   Comments: 0
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  Back home in Valley Falls after its jaunt to West Springfield, Massachusetts last Friday. One of the GE's died and they used the 2008 as the lead locomotive. PR2 will use these locomotives today.
Photo Date:  7/5/2005  Upload Date: 7/5/2005 6:57:13 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  389   Comments: 1
PW 2008 and the Flamingo
Title:  PW 2008 and the Flamingo
Description:  Some railroad humor! I understand there was a mallard duck going for a ride also!
Photo Date:  7/5/2005  Upload Date: 7/5/2005 6:44:40 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  374   Comments: 0
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  Broadside shot of the 2008 leading PR-2 up the East Providence Secondary. The gate to the right sometimes sticks and is slow to come down. Not exactly sure of the date.
Photo Date:  7/8/2005  Upload Date: 7/22/2005 6:10:21 PM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Nick Zabawar
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  258   Comments: 0
PR-2
Title:  PR-2
Description:  PR-2 coming out of the Valley Yard onto the East Providence Secondary to do the days work. Not exactly sure of the date.
Photo Date:  7/8/2005  Upload Date: 7/22/2005 6:09:58 PM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Nick Zabawar
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  262   Comments: 0
Isn't it cute!  It thinks it's an ALCo.
Title:  Isn't it cute! It thinks it's an ALCo.
Description:  PW 2008 smoking it up as it shoves a cut of gondola cars in the Valley Falls Yard as it makes up PR-2.
Photo Date:  7/8/2005  Upload Date: 7/22/2005 6:09:42 PM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Nick Zabawar
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  336   Comments: 0
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  PW 2008 clearing Titus Street as it makes up PR-2.
Photo Date:  7/8/2005  Upload Date: 7/22/2005 6:09:17 PM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Nick Zabawar
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  258   Comments: 1
Pink Flamingo
Title:  Pink Flamingo
Description:  Pink Flamingo 2008 at the Valley Falls enginehouse. Exact date unknown. 6/2005
Photo Date:  7/8/2005  Upload Date: 9/8/2005 7:07:40 PM
Location:  Valley Falls, RI
Author:  Nick Zabawar
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  Here's Johnny, pulling the 2008 in the clear at Key Container on the Pawtucket Industrial Highway
Photo Date:  7/21/2005  Upload Date: 7/22/2005 6:39:39 PM
Location:  Pawtucket, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  375   Comments: 0
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  Providence and Worcester train PR2 on the (East Providence) Pawtucket Industrial Highway. Their at the old Darlington Yards and John's getting ready to swing down and flag the crossing.
Photo Date:  7/22/2005  Upload Date: 7/22/2005 5:31:27 PM
Location:  Pawtucket, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  340   Comments: 1
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  All the day's power together, PR3 with the 2008, but first a headlight that needs fixing
Photo Date:  8/9/2005  Upload Date: 8/13/2005 6:22:46 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  343   Comments: 1
Patiently Waiting
Title:  Patiently Waiting
Description:  Mechanical Department personnel working on the problem of a bad bulb. Its 7:30, and with the hot and humid weather we've been having, Brian's already cooking in the cab!
Photo Date:  8/9/2005  Upload Date: 8/13/2005 6:23:27 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  366   Comments: 0
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  The importance of the Bunge Corporation for the Providence and Worcester. These tank cars came down on WOPR, and those CN cars are for the Providence Journal
Photo Date:  9/13/2005  Upload Date: 9/15/2005 6:20:11 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2) PW 2010(GP38)
Views:  436   Comments: 1
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description:  Old Smokey tugging on some Bunge tank cars in the Valley yard. Bunge is a cooking oil processer
Photo Date:  9/13/2005  Upload Date: 11/11/2005 5:30:33 PM
Location:  Cumberland, RI
Author:  Ron Chouinard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  284   Comments: 1
PW 2008
Title:  PW 2008
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/13/2005  Upload Date: 3/7/2011 3:33:49 PM
Location:  Central Falls, RI
Author:  Christopher Esposito
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  PW 2008(GP38-2)
Views:  171   Comments: 0


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