Discussion in 'Trainspotter ID' started by Triplex, Dec 21, 2006.

  1. Triplex

    Triplex Active Member

    The C32-8 replaced the C30-7A in GE's catalog. 10 were built, all for Conrail - the only buyer of the C30-7A.

    The C32-8 shared the angular body style of the recently introduced C39-8. However, the C32-8 is 3' shorter. More obvious than this is the fact that the 32 has a 12-cylinder engine, so there are only 6 full-height hood doors per side.

    http://crcyc.railfan.net/locos/ge/8c32/cr6612tankbe.jpg The 6 doors
    http://crcyc.railfan.net/locos/ge/8c39/cr6015logo.jpg C39-8 for comparison

    http://crcyc.railfan.net/locos/ge/8c32/cr6617cf.jpg Conrail
    http://crcyc.railfan.net/locos/ge/8c32/cr6610becf.jpg Conrail Ballast Express
    http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=105043 Conrail Ballast Express patched to Junction City Mining
    http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=135199 Brasil Ferrovias (regauged to 5'3")

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