Taplines
December of 1998
Whitcomb Locomotives
Part Two
by
Don Hensley
Black & White Photographs by Mac Connery
Color Photographs by Don Hensley
All from original negatives in my collection.



65 Tons
Beef up the 50 tonner and you get these fine engines.
IMC 101
IMC Fertilizer 101
Phosphoria Mine, Bartow, FL 1989
Built 11/1947  c/n 60742
IMC 103
IMC Fertilizer 103
Clear Springs Mine, Bartow, FL 1989


80 Tons
The 80 tonners were popular with shortlines and large industrial concerns.
W R Grace
W.R. Grace Co. - Nitrex Division
May 11, 1978  Wilmington, NC
built 7/1944 c/n 60391
model 80DE5c
Beaufort & Morehead RR 75
Beaufort & Morehead RR # 75
September 16, 1980 Beaufort, NC
built 7/1947 c/n 60739
model 80DE7b
Original Steelton & Highspire # 37 (PA)
Beaufort & Morehead RR 85
Beaufort & Morehead RR # 85
September 16, 1980 Beaufort, NC
built 6/1944 c/n 60511
model 80DE7b
Original USNavy Ammunition Depot, Earls, NJ
Beaufort & Morehead RR 95
Beaufort & Morehead RR # 95
May 27, 1981 Beaufort, NC
Radio Island Yard
built 5/1946 c/n 60682
model 80DE7b
acquired 7/1970
ex USNavy 65-00010


RS4-TC
These are the military models put out by Baldwin/Whitcomb
Defence Logistics Agency
Defence General Supply Center
August 6, 1981  Richmond, VA
built 3/1954 c/n 61234
ex US Army 4004
had been used in Germany

USAF 07
USAF # 4007
 Shaw Air Force Base
built 3/1955 c/n 61237
arrived 1984 from Tooele Army Depot (Utah)

usaf 10
USAF # 4010
July 29, 1982 Sumter, SC
Shaw Air Force Base
built 3/1954 c/n 61240
500 h.p.
usaf 44
USAF # 4044
July 29, 1982  Sumter, SC
Shaw Air Force Base
built 2/1954 c/n 61287



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