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Owner: Maine Central
Model:EMD GP38Built As:MEC 256 (GP38)
Serial Number:32665Order No:7946
Frame Number:7946-6Built:11/1966
Notes:blt 11/66
Other locos with this serial:  MEC 256(GP38) CORP 3815(GP38) TPW 2056(GP38)
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RY-2 with 256 -254-261 in winter.
Title:  RY-2 with 256 -254-261 in winter.
Description:  Close on the heels of the Plow Extra is RY-2, bound from Rigby Yard in South Portland to St Johnsbury. Up front are GP-38's #256-254-261.
Photo Date:  2/3/1967  Upload Date: 7/6/2013 12:54:06 PM
Location:  Crawford Notch, NH
Author:  Ted Houghton
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38) MEC 254(GP38) MEC 261(GP38)
Views:  622   Comments: 0
B-12 with 258-256-578
Title:  B-12 with 258-256-578
Description:  B-12, powered by #258-256-578, pauses in Waterville Yard
Photo Date:  5/27/1967  Upload Date: 7/9/2013 7:36:27 AM
Location:  Waterville, ME
Author:  Ted Houghton
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 258(GP38) MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  673   Comments: 1
B-12 with 258-256-578
Title:  B-12 with 258-256-578
Description:  B-12 heads across the Kennebec River into Winslow.
Photo Date:  5/27/1967  Upload Date: 7/9/2013 7:36:33 AM
Location:  Waterville, ME
Author:  Ted Houghton
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 258(GP38) MEC 256(GP38) MEC 578(GP7)
Views:  528   Comments: 0
MEC 256 at Rigby Yard
Title:  MEC 256 at Rigby Yard
Description:  256 at Rigby Yard
Photo Date:  8/21/1967  Upload Date: 7/9/2013 7:36:51 AM
Location:  South Portland, ME
Author:  Ted Houghton
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  391   Comments: 0
MEC Power
Title:  MEC Power
Description:  258;256;252
Photo Date:  7/19/1969  Upload Date: 7/9/2011 9:48:11 AM
Location:  South Portland, ME
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  MEC 258(GP38) MEC 256(GP38) MEC 252(GP38)
Views:  631   Comments: 2
RY-2
Title:  RY-2
Description:  256-252-257-259
Photo Date:  9/1/1970  Upload Date: 7/9/2011 10:17:50 AM
Location:  Notchland, NH
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  276   Comments: 0
MEC 256(GP-38)
Title:  MEC 256(GP-38)
Description:  on WB arriving Rigby
Photo Date:  12/12/1971  Upload Date: 7/9/2011 9:37:43 AM
Location:  South Portland, ME
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
MEC Power
Title:  MEC Power
Description:  256; 262
Photo Date:  5/14/1972  Upload Date: 7/9/2011 2:50:08 PM
Location:  South Portland, ME
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38) MEC 262(GP38)
Views:  265   Comments: 0
MEC 256
Title:  MEC 256
Description:  MEC 256 was later HLCX 3614, CORP 3815. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1974  Upload Date: 12/10/2010 4:51:40 PM
Location:  Portland, ME
Author:  David LeGloahec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  391   Comments: 0
RY-2
Title:  RY-2
Description:  256-258-262+2; and 568 Work-X
Photo Date:  8/1/1974  Upload Date: 7/9/2011 6:54:20 PM
Location:  Bartlett, NH
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38) MEC 568(GP7)
Views:  484   Comments: 0
MEC YR-X
Title:  MEC YR-X
Description:  256-801+5 others; extra power because of a derailment
Photo Date:  11/18/1974  Upload Date: 9/29/2011 9:52:55 AM
Location:  North Conway, NH
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  307   Comments: 0
MEC RY-2
Title:  MEC RY-2
Description:  256-802
Photo Date:  6/20/1975  Upload Date: 10/1/2011 10:25:34 AM
Location:  Crawfords, NH
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
MEC RY-2
Title:  MEC RY-2
Description:  256-802-257-258-259 at Crawford Depot
Photo Date:  6/20/1975  Upload Date: 10/1/2011 10:23:53 AM
Location:  Crawfords, NH
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  271   Comments: 0
MEC RY-2
Title:  MEC RY-2
Description:  256-802-257-258-259 at Fabyans
Photo Date:  6/20/1975  Upload Date: 10/1/2011 10:24:41 AM
Location:  Bretton Woods, NH
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  274   Comments: 0
Maine Central power under the pine tree sanding tower
Title:  Maine Central power under the pine tree sanding tower
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/1976  Upload Date: 11/30/2003 8:00:20 PM
Location:  Unknown, ME
Author:  Unknown
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 581(GP7) MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  1108   Comments: 0
MEC 256 and others at Rigby Yard
Title:  MEC 256 and others at Rigby Yard
Description:  This is the best I could do with this badly deteriorated negative
Photo Date:  1/1/1976  Upload Date: 11/30/2003 8:00:21 PM
Location:  South Portland, ME
Author:  Unknown
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  383   Comments: 1
MEC Hi-Wide Extra
Title:  MEC Hi-Wide Extra
Description:  256(GP-38) with a load from GE in South Portland,ME
Photo Date:  5/13/1976  Upload Date: 10/5/2011 3:04:04 PM
Location:  Bartlett, NH
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  297   Comments: 0
MEC GP38 256
Title:  MEC GP38 256
Description:  Maine Central Railroad GP38 256 at Bangor, Maine on June 25, 1977, Kalt slide by Jerry Lundeen, Chuck Zeiler collection.
Photo Date:  6/25/1977  Upload Date: 5/1/2017 5:11:15 PM
Location:  Bangor, ME
Author:  Jerry Lundeen
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  126   Comments: 0
MEC YR-1
Title:  MEC YR-1
Description:  256-562-401-251
Photo Date:  9/16/1977  Upload Date: 10/27/2011 2:42:59 PM
Location:  North Conway, NH
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
Maine Central Railroad EMD GP38 No. 256
Title:  Maine Central Railroad EMD GP38 No. 256
Description:  Waterville Yard
Photo Date:  8/22/1978  Upload Date: 1/14/2007 9:26:32 AM
Location:  Waterville, ME
Author:  Bill Rogerson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  361   Comments: 0
Maine Central Railroad EMD GP38 No. 256 as seen from the Fireman's Seat on 4-6-2 Steam Locomotive No. 470
Title:  Maine Central Railroad EMD GP38 No. 256 as seen from the Fireman's Seat on 4-6-2 Steam Locomotive No. 470
Description:  Waterville Yard
Photo Date:  8/22/1978  Upload Date: 1/15/2007 7:48:10 AM
Location:  Waterville, ME
Author:  Bill Rogerson
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  230   Comments: 0
MEC 401, 256, and 407 on YR-1
Title:  MEC 401, 256, and 407 on YR-1
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/1/1980  Upload Date: 8/1/2010 11:25:53 PM
Location:  Dover, NH
Author:  Wayne Allen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 401(U18B) MEC 256(GP38) MEC 407(U18B)
Views:  496   Comments: 0
MEC 256-575-576
Title:  MEC 256-575-576
Description:  RB-3 Power
Photo Date:  10/17/1980  Upload Date: 2/12/2012 4:13:02 PM
Location:  Bangor, ME
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  241   Comments: 1
256-262
Title:  256-262
Description:  on RS-1
Photo Date:  4/6/1981  Upload Date: 3/6/2012 5:00:43 PM
Location:  South Portland, ME
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  251   Comments: 0
MEC 256
Title:  MEC 256
Description:  MEC 256 approaches Jordan Ave on the Rockland Branch in Brunswick ME with a few log cars. Date is approximate.
Photo Date:  5/20/1981  Upload Date: 12/1/2007 8:24:46 PM
Location:  Brunswick, ME
Author:  Randy Kotuby
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  521   Comments: 0
256(GP-38)
Title:  256(GP-38)
Description:  for train ZO-2; turning on the wye track
Photo Date:  12/7/1981  Upload Date: 3/17/2012 11:33:57 AM
Location:  Bartlett, NH
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Winter,Yard
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  336   Comments: 0
ZO-2 256
Title:  ZO-2 256
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/7/1981  Upload Date: 3/17/2012 11:36:41 AM
Location:  Notchland, NH
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  195   Comments: 0
ZO-2 256
Title:  ZO-2 256
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/7/1981  Upload Date: 3/17/2012 11:36:01 AM
Location:  Sawyers River, NH
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  203   Comments: 0
ZO-2 256
Title:  ZO-2 256
Description:  switching
Photo Date:  12/7/1981  Upload Date: 3/17/2012 11:34:38 AM
Location:  Bartlett, NH
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Winter,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  295   Comments: 0
256(GP-38)
Title:  256(GP-38)
Description:  at Rigby engine terminal
Photo Date:  8/26/1982  Upload Date: 4/20/2012 2:12:05 PM
Location:  South Portland, ME
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Night,Yard
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  137   Comments: 0
SPCP
Title:  SPCP
Description:  SPCP heads for East Deerfield yard via the loop track from Deerfield Junction. That's CPSP at right on the Conn River main.
Photo Date:  5/21/1983  Upload Date: 3/31/2006 8:53:45 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38) BM 1749(GP9) BM 1722(GP9)
Views:  436   Comments: 0
CPSP
Title:  CPSP
Description:  CPSP's power reversing through Greenfield East.
Photo Date:  5/21/1983  Upload Date: 4/5/2006 9:57:37 PM
Location:  Greenfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38) BM 1749(GP9) BM 1722(GP9)
Views:  824   Comments: 1
CPSP
Title:  CPSP
Description:  CPSP's power reversing through Greenfield East.
Photo Date:  5/21/1983  Upload Date: 4/5/2006 9:58:52 PM
Location:  Greenfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38) BM 1749(GP9)
Views:  356   Comments: 0
MEC GP-38 #256 leads a freight
Title:  MEC GP-38 #256 leads a freight
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/11/1983  Upload Date: 8/14/2009 7:16:12 PM
Location:  Tunnel, NY
Author:  Michael Desoi
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  150   Comments: 0
MEC 256-463; 453
Title:  MEC 256-463; 453
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/19/1983  Upload Date: 5/22/2012 1:55:25 PM
Location:  Oneonta, NY
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  107   Comments: 0
RPPY MEC 256
Title:  RPPY MEC 256
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/19/1983  Upload Date: 5/22/2012 2:07:12 PM
Location:  Harpursville, NY
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  169   Comments: 0
RPPY MEC 256(GP-38)
Title:  RPPY MEC 256(GP-38)
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/19/1983  Upload Date: 5/22/2012 2:06:01 PM
Location:  Oneonta, NY
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  226   Comments: 0
RPPY MEC 256(GP-38)
Title:  RPPY MEC 256(GP-38)
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/19/1983  Upload Date: 5/22/2012 2:07:47 PM
Location:  Tunnel, NY
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Tunnel,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
PYRP
Title:  PYRP
Description:  MEC 256-7401-454
Photo Date:  9/20/1983  Upload Date: 5/23/2012 8:32:47 AM
Location:  Port Dickinson, NY
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  155   Comments: 0
MEC 256-7325-7405-756
Title:  MEC 256-7325-7405-756
Description:  on EDNW
Photo Date:  11/1/1983  Upload Date: 5/24/2012 2:33:40 PM
Location:  East Binghamton, NY
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  100   Comments: 0
MEC 263; 256
Title:  MEC 263; 256
Description:  Rigby engine terminal
Photo Date:  12/26/1983  Upload Date: 5/17/2012 9:09:10 AM
Location:  South Portland, ME
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
MEC 256
Title:  MEC 256
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/1984  Upload Date: 12/24/2007 8:34:11 AM
Location:  Binghamton, NY
Author:  Sam Botts
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38) BM 205(GP38-2) BM 1724(GP9) MEC 252(GP38)
Views:  1216   Comments: 1
MEC 256
Title:  MEC 256
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/1984  Upload Date: 12/21/2007 1:41:39 PM
Location:  Binghamton, NY
Author:  Sam Botts
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  419   Comments: 0
MEC 256
Title:  MEC 256
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/1984  Upload Date: 12/23/2007 1:26:06 AM
Location:  Conklin, NY
Author:  Sam Botts
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38) NW 1641(SD40-2) NW 1801(SD45)
Views:  749   Comments: 0
NW 1641
Title:  NW 1641
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/1984  Upload Date: 12/23/2007 1:24:30 AM
Location:  Conklin, NY
Author:  Sam Botts
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 1641(SD40-2) NS 6199(SD40-2) NS 6121(SD40-2) BM 692(SD39) MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  1077   Comments: 0
MELA
Title:  MELA
Description:  MELA arriving at East Deerfield west.
Photo Date:  6/23/1984  Upload Date: 7/13/2007 4:03:23 PM
Location:  East Deerfield, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38) DH 7419(GP39-2)
Views:  412   Comments: 1
MEC 256
Title:  MEC 256
Description:  First of POME on trestle
Photo Date:  8/1/1984  Upload Date: 4/3/2009 10:29:07 PM
Location:  Stillwater, NY
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38) DH 452(C424) DH 7320(GP38-2)
Views:  333   Comments: 0
MEC 256
Title:  MEC 256
Description:  D&H POME on trestle
Photo Date:  8/1/1984  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 7:45:38 AM
Location:  Stillwater, NY
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  584   Comments: 1
D&H SB
Title:  D&H SB
Description:  -MEC 256-259(GP-38)
Photo Date:  9/19/1984  Upload Date: 5/5/2011 10:13:33 AM
Location:  Nineveh, NY
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
256(GP-38)
Title:  256(GP-38)
Description:  MTN-X
Photo Date:  5/13/1986  Upload Date: 4/21/2011 4:54:48 PM
Location:  North Conway, NH
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  MEC 256(GP38)
Views:  295   Comments: 0


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