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Owner: Grafton and Upton Railroad Company
Model:Alco S4Built As:MRS 212 (S4)
Serial Number:78835Order No:
Frame Number:Built:8/1951
Notes:Built August 1951
Other locos with this serial:  GU 212(S4) MRS 212(S4)
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St Louis Union Station #212 -  1 of 7
Title:  St Louis Union Station #212 - 1 of 7
Description:  Enroute to Grafton & Upton, this loco was set off, I believe at Brimfield on B&A with a hotbox. Why lettered for St. Louis? Was this a display when station was redicated?
Photo Date:  9/15/1993  Upload Date: 2/28/2012 9:04:39 AM
Location:  Brimfield, MA
Author:  Frank A. Phillips Jt.
Categories:  Roster,Model
Locomotives:  MRS 212(S4) GU 212(S4)
Views:  755   Comments: 2
Manufacturers Railway 212 to Grafton & Upton
Title:  Manufacturers Railway 212 to Grafton & Upton
Description:  photo 5 of 7 - see 1 for description
Photo Date:  9/15/1993  Upload Date: 2/28/2012 9:16:53 AM
Location:  Brimfield, MA
Author:  Frank A. Phillips Jr.
Categories:  Roster,Model
Locomotives:  MRS 212(S4) GU 212(S4)
Views:  249   Comments: 0
Alco S4 MRS 212 enroute to become GU 212
Title:  Alco S4 MRS 212 enroute to become GU 212
Description:  Photo 2 of 7 See photo 1 for description
Photo Date:  9/15/1993  Upload Date: 2/28/2012 9:11:08 AM
Location:  Brimfield, MA
Author:  Frank A. Phillips Jr.
Categories:  Roster,Model
Locomotives:  MRS 212(S4) GU 212(S4)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
Front of Alco S4 212 - Manufactures Railway and Graton & Upton
Title:  Front of Alco S4 212 - Manufactures Railway and Graton & Upton
Description:  Photo 3 of 7
Photo Date:  9/15/1993  Upload Date: 2/28/2012 9:13:07 AM
Location:  Brimfield, MA
Author:  Frank A. Phillips Jr.
Categories:  Roster,Model
Locomotives:  MRS 212(S4) GU 212(S4)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
Cab end of Alco S4 212 - MRS enroute to G&U
Title:  Cab end of Alco S4 212 - MRS enroute to G&U
Description:  Photo 4 of 7
Photo Date:  9/15/1993  Upload Date: 2/28/2012 9:14:46 AM
Location:  Brimfield, MA
Author:  Frank A. Phillips Jr.
Categories:  Roster,Model
Locomotives:  MRS 212(S4) GU 212(S4)
Views:  400   Comments: 0
Enroute to Grafton & Upton - 1993
Title:  Enroute to Grafton & Upton - 1993
Description:  photo 6 of 7 - see #1 for description
Photo Date:  9/15/1993  Upload Date: 2/28/2012 9:18:41 AM
Location:  Brimfield, MA
Author:  Frank A. Phillips Jr.
Categories:  Roster,Model
Locomotives:  MRS 212(S4) GU 212(S4)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
Enroute to Grafton & Upton - set off with hotbox
Title:  Enroute to Grafton & Upton - set off with hotbox
Description:  Photo 7 of 7 - see #1 for description - Date approximate - might be August 1993
Photo Date:  9/15/1993  Upload Date: 2/28/2012 9:20:44 AM
Location:  Brimfield, MA
Author:  Frank A. Phillips
Categories:  Roster,Model
Locomotives:  MRS 212(S4) GU 212(S4)
Views:  201   Comments: 0
GU 212
Title:  GU 212
Description:  Grafton & Upton Railroad Co Engine 0212 A Alco S2 At Washington Mills 20 North Main Street North Grafton, MA
Photo Date:  11/22/2006  Upload Date: 2/22/2009 11:09:08 PM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Michael Delage
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  342   Comments: 0
GU 212
Title:  GU 212
Description:  Grafton & Upton Railroad Co Engine 0212 A Alco S2 At Washington Mills 20 North Main Street North Grafton, MA
Photo Date:  11/22/2006  Upload Date: 2/22/2009 11:09:54 PM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Michael Delage
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
GU 212
Title:  GU 212
Description:  Grafton & Upton Railroad Co Engine 0212 A Alco S2 At Washington Mills 20 North Main Street North Grafton, MA
Photo Date:  11/22/2006  Upload Date: 2/22/2009 11:10:32 PM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Michael Delage
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  264   Comments: 0
GU 212
Title:  GU 212
Description:  Grafton & Upton Railroad Co Engine 0212 A Alco S2 At Washington Mills 20 North Main Street North Grafton, MA
Photo Date:  11/22/2006  Upload Date: 2/22/2009 11:11:02 PM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Michael Delage
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  400   Comments: 1
GU 212
Title:  GU 212
Description:  Grafton & Upton Railroad Co Engine 0212 A Alco S2 At Washington Mills 20 North Main Street North Grafton, MA
Photo Date:  11/22/2006  Upload Date: 2/22/2009 11:11:38 PM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Michael Delage
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
GU 212
Title:  GU 212
Description:  Grafton & Upton Railroad Co Engine 0212 A Alco S2 At Washington Mills 20 North Main Street North Grafton, MA
Photo Date:  11/22/2006  Upload Date: 2/22/2009 11:12:10 PM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Michael Delage
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
GU 212
Title:  GU 212
Description:  Grafton & Upton Railroad Co Engine 0212 A Alco S2 At Washington Mills 20 North Main Street North Grafton, MA
Photo Date:  11/22/2006  Upload Date: 2/22/2009 11:12:52 PM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Michael Delage
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  349   Comments: 0
G&U 212
Title:  G&U 212
Description:  G&U has picked up more bussiness as of late resulting in more switching in N.Grafton,MA.
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/28/2006 10:25:46 AM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Robert J. Grubinskas
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  1160   Comments: 4
Alco smoke show.
Title:  Alco smoke show.
Description:  I love this very rare scene you just do not see anymore. I also love that there is no ditch lights.
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/28/2006 10:41:15 AM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Robert J. Grubinskas
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  1006   Comments: 1
Lite Engine.
Title:  Lite Engine.
Description:  The 212 gets a workout this morning.
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/28/2006 10:54:21 AM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Robert J. Grubinskas
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  719   Comments: 1
Washington Mills
Title:  Washington Mills
Description:  Shoving back towards Washington Mills.
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/28/2006 11:02:06 AM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Robert J. Grubinskas
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  780   Comments: 0
End of the line at Washington Mills.
Title:  End of the line at Washington Mills.
Description:  Ernie is shoving 2 cars back next to 4 others. This train is on the mainline to Hopedale,MA.
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/28/2006 11:21:10 AM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Robert J. Grubinskas
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  896   Comments: 0
Washington Mills
Title:  Washington Mills
Description:  Getting the boxcar.
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/28/2006 11:33:12 AM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Robert J. Grubinskas
Categories:  Model
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  734   Comments: 0
In the house.
Title:  In the house.
Description:  Preparing to pull the boxcar out.
Photo Date:  12/28/2006  Upload Date: 12/28/2006 11:28:35 AM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Robert J. Grubinskas
Categories:  Model
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  860   Comments: 0
Faded Alco 212
Title:  Faded Alco 212
Description:  Big plans are happining with the new owner. Get this alco now, sounds like it will be replaced.
Photo Date:  4/2/2008  Upload Date: 4/2/2008 2:25:46 PM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Robert Grubinskas
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  657   Comments: 0
Switching
Title:  Switching
Description:  The paint is fading fast on this unit and is still a class act. Swapping out wheatabix.
Photo Date:  4/2/2008  Upload Date: 4/2/2008 2:30:40 PM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Robert Grubinskas
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  566   Comments: 0
In the siding.
Title:  In the siding.
Description:  G&U 212 spotting the last car of the day.
Photo Date:  4/5/2008  Upload Date: 4/2/2008 2:34:50 PM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Robert Grubinskas
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  379   Comments: 0
G&U Replacement Power.
Title:  G&U Replacement Power.
Description:  Here is the new wreck on the property. Needs alot of TLC.
Photo Date:  4/28/2008  Upload Date: 4/28/2008 11:55:30 AM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Robert Grubinskas
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GU 2443(CF7) GU 212(S4)
Views:  1200   Comments: 0
G&U
Title:  G&U
Description:  For better or for worse. I will take the Alco any day.
Photo Date:  4/28/2008  Upload Date: 4/28/2008 12:03:17 PM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Robert Grubinskas
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4) GU 2443(CF7)
Views:  1130   Comments: 3
Working Alco
Title:  Working Alco
Description:  Shoving into Washington Mills.
Photo Date:  5/12/2008  Upload Date: 5/12/2008 4:30:14 PM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Robert J. Grubinskas
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  516   Comments: 1
GU 212
Title:  GU 212
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/30/2008  Upload Date: 12/30/2009 4:02:06 PM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  Michael Wheeler
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  194   Comments: 0
Grafton and Upton
Title:  Grafton and Upton
Description:  Grafton and Upton spotting a car at the transloading facility.
Photo Date:  6/19/2009  Upload Date: 8/15/2009 7:29:24 PM
Location:  Grafton, MA
Author:  Jeremiah Cahill
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  275   Comments: 0
Grafton and Upton
Title:  Grafton and Upton
Description:  Grafton and Upton returning to the mill.
Photo Date:  6/19/2009  Upload Date: 8/15/2009 7:29:25 PM
Location:  Grafton, MA
Author:  Jeremiah Cahill
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  280   Comments: 1
Grafton and Upton
Title:  Grafton and Upton
Description:  Grafton and Upton returning to the mill.
Photo Date:  6/19/2009  Upload Date: 8/15/2009 7:29:25 PM
Location:  Grafton, MA
Author:  Jeremiah Cahill
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  255   Comments: 0
CSX  Local
Title:  CSX Local
Description:  The local with one car for the G&U.
Photo Date:  8/10/2009  Upload Date: 8/12/2009 10:42:41 PM
Location:  Grafton, MA
Author:  john kloczkowski
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CSX 6206(GP40-2) GU 212(S4)
Views:  628   Comments: 0
Alco S-4
Title:  Alco S-4
Description:  Now retired the 212 days are numbered.
Photo Date:  8/10/2009  Upload Date: 3/27/2010 12:21:23 PM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  john kloczkowski
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  542   Comments: 0
G&U 212
Title:  G&U 212
Description:  All of the G&U power is now parked in North Grafton Ma.
Photo Date:  8/10/2009  Upload Date: 8/12/2009 10:37:15 PM
Location:  Grafton, MA
Author:  john kloczkowski
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  577   Comments: 1
Grafton & Upton (GU)-original shortline
Title:  Grafton & Upton (GU)-original shortline
Description:  212 was cut up just a couple of weeks after I was there, despite being a runner.......
Photo Date:  9/10/2009  Upload Date: 7/13/2014 7:33:26 PM
Location:  North Grafton, MA
Author:  John Schumann
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
Alco S-4
Title:  Alco S-4
Description:  The 212 await it's fate in West Upton Yard.
Photo Date:  1/17/2010  Upload Date: 3/27/2010 12:23:57 PM
Location:  West Upton, MA
Author:  john kloczkowski
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  335   Comments: 0
Alco S-4
Title:  Alco S-4
Description:  All that is left of a the 212.
Photo Date:  3/25/2010  Upload Date: 3/27/2010 12:25:16 PM
Location:  West Upton, MA
Author:  john kloczkowski
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  1006   Comments: 0
S-4 Prime Mover
Title:  S-4 Prime Mover
Description:  A close up shot of the power plant.
Photo Date:  3/25/2010  Upload Date: 3/27/2010 12:35:22 PM
Location:  West Upton, MA
Author:  john kloczkowski
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  GU 212(S4)
Views:  817   Comments: 2


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