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Owner: Bluegrass Railroad Museum
Model:Alco MRS-1Built As:USAX B2043 (MRS-1)
Serial Number:80359Order No:
Frame Number:GE # 31698Built:4/1953
Notes:USATC, BGRM, Versailles, KY
Other locos with this serial:  BGRM 2043(MRS-1)
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"Nice Alco-Or is it an EMD?"
Title:  "Nice Alco-Or is it an EMD?"
Description:  A very nice but immobile Alco/EMD MRS-1 (Military Road Switcher) sits at the Bluegrass Rail Museum in Versailles. This motive was built for the military by Alco through a subcontract with the military through EMD. It has adjustable width axles for any gauge track from 3-5 feet.
Photo Date:  1/10/2007  Upload Date: 2/3/2007 12:55:06 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  Matt Galati
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BGRM 2043(MRS-1)
Views:  737   Comments: 2
USA 2043
Title:  USA 2043
Description:  A nice looking Alco sits away at the Bluegrass Railroad Museum.
Photo Date:  4/26/2007  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 2:47:50 AM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  Darrell Krueger
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BGRM 2043(MRS-1)
Views:  447   Comments: 2
BGRR 2043
Title:  BGRR 2043
Description:  BGRR MRS-1 2043
Photo Date:  7/28/2007  Upload Date: 7/30/2007 11:11:39 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  Kevin Owens
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BGRM 2043(MRS-1)
Views:  386   Comments: 0
BGRR 2043
Title:  BGRR 2043
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 5/27/2008 3:19:19 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  David Porter
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BGRM 2043(MRS-1)
Views:  485   Comments: 0
New Duty
Title:  New Duty
Description:  While never called for their intended Overseas Duty, some these special units did see domestic action. In 1988, this unit lead the entire museum fleet from the Army Depot at Avon, over here to Versailles.
Photo Date:  11/1/2008  Upload Date: 11/1/2008 5:29:14 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BGRM 2043(MRS-1)
Views:  459   Comments: 2
BGRM 2043
Title:  BGRM 2043
Description:  Following the Ice Storm.
Photo Date:  1/28/2009  Upload Date: 2/4/2009 10:58:02 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Winter
Locomotives:  BGRM 2043(MRS-1)
Views:  214   Comments: 1
BGRM 2043
Title:  BGRM 2043
Description:  It's a shame that of the two Alcos, the one that's painted for the BGR doesn't run.
Photo Date:  4/20/2009  Upload Date: 4/20/2009 8:21:45 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BGRM 2043(MRS-1)
Views:  282   Comments: 0
BGRM 2043
Title:  BGRM 2043
Description:  This is where we parked everything to clear the main. The LN caboose is behind the black baggage car, then the normal 4 coaches, and in the distance you can make out the black NW 675, and the orange MSDR 7738
Photo Date:  4/20/2009  Upload Date: 4/20/2009 8:22:24 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BGRM 2043(MRS-1)
Views:  520   Comments: 0
BGRM 2043
Title:  BGRM 2043
Description:  A Cold War Relic looks on as the Corman local prepares to work Sylvania.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/23/2009 12:04:27 AM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BGRM 2043(MRS-1)
Views:  233   Comments: 0
BGRR 2043
Title:  BGRR 2043
Description:  Bluegrass Railroad MRS-1 2043 sits at the Versailles Depot.
Photo Date:  1/1/2010  Upload Date: 1/2/2010 12:06:39 AM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  John Owens
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BGRM 2043(MRS-1)
Views:  206   Comments: 0
BGRM 2043
Title:  BGRM 2043
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2010  Upload Date: 6/19/2010 1:50:44 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  Trey Holland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BGRM 2043(MRS-1)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
BGRM 2043
Title:  BGRM 2043
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/18/2010  Upload Date: 6/19/2010 1:50:45 PM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  Trey Holland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BGRM 2043(MRS-1)
Views:  156   Comments: 0
BGRM 2043
Title:  BGRM 2043
Description:  A simple photo shoot, getting some stock images of the Army locomotives sporting American classification flags.
Photo Date:  11/13/2012  Upload Date: 1/21/2013 11:24:38 AM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  James Hinman
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BGRM 2043(MRS-1)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
BGRM 2043
Title:  BGRM 2043
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/5/2017  Upload Date: 6/1/2017 8:50:27 AM
Location:  Versailles, KY
Author:  G Gerard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BGRM 2043(MRS-1)
Views:  38   Comments: 0


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