ARMCO B-71         
The Westinghouse Hi Visibility locomotive was built in 1930 and delivered to ARMCO ( American Rolling Mills Co ) as there B-71. It is an extremely rare beast as only 4 of this type were ever built.
Date: 6/15/1975 Location: Lake City, MI   Map Show Lake City on a rail map Views: 1520 Collection Of:   Jack Smith
Locomotives: ASCX B71(Steeple Cab)    Author:  Jack Smith
Picture Categories: Roster This picture is part of album:  Centercabs & Goats
User Comments
Name Type Comments Date
T.J. Gaffney General I understood this was scrapped on site and not moved, circa 1980 or so. Anyone know for sure? 6/1/2012 12:41:03 AM
Dan Rohrback General According to their Website, B-71 is currently stored at the Minnesota Transportation Museum, Jackson Street Roundhouse. 7/29/2012 1:16:11 PM
Alex Huff General Scan down and see the B71 at its presumably final home at Illinois Railway Museum. This photo was taken when the locomotive was being prepped for shipment. Note the headlight and builder's plate have been removed. Its next stop was Jonesville, MI. It was pulled off the Missaukee Junction, MI interchange by Michigan Northern which had just taken over the ex-PC, nee-GR&I line between Grand Rapids and Mackinaw City, MI on 4/1/76. 5/25/2017 4:38:32 PM

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