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Updated:   19 Feb 2014; 00:30 ET
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    original AT&T Worldnet Website begun 30 May 1996.]
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GE-IR
(NOT ALCo)
Foley Bros. #110-1 Boxcab
Continuation Photo Page

I-R 60-ton Demo

A new type of locomotive!
Ingersoll-Rand 1925 Demonstrator #9681
(later CNJ #1000)
(ALCo builders photo S-1484 - source uncertain;
possibly from 1980s AAR flyer)

 

 

ALCo-GE-IR BOXCAB

Oil-Electric ("Diesel") Locomotives

(American Locomotive Company - General Electric - Ingersoll-Rand)

INDEX to Boxcabs Pages:

note-rt.gif   The primary Boxcabs Index has been moved to a separate page, together with links and credits.

Boxcab Help - A service for boxcab afficionados,
posting reasonable questions (at my sole discretion).

There are now more than seventy-five (75) BOXCAB pages;
see the full INDEX, now on a separate page.

[A new "bugaboo" has reared its ugly head - complexity of organization -
see COMPLEXITY on my main index page.]

GE-IR Foley Bros. #110-1 BOXCAB
(NOT ALCo)
Oil-Electric Locomotive

(General Electric - Ingersoll-Rand)

 

Foley
(Image from TRAIN SHED CYCLOPEDIA #43)

IMAGE-INTENSIVE PAGE

PAGE INDEX:

This page is unindexed, except for a linked photo index, itself a continuation of the index on the previous (main photo) page; scroll away;
there is also now a roof detail photo index.


Refer to the main SURVIVORS page for the full

ROSTER OF SURVIVING ALCo-GE-INGERSOLL-RAND
BOXCAB OIL-ELECTRIC (DIESEL) LOCOMOTIVES

[in no particular order (yet) but eventually to be in order built]

This page is a special page added 13 Jun 2004 just to present 28 earlier detailed photos of the Foley Bros. 1929 Boxcab Oil-Electric Locomotive #110-1, which, amazingly, survives today exactly as when her engine was last shut down ca. 196_{?}.

In addition, roof and other details were added to the previous page.

There is similar detailed photo coverage of the original production single-engined 300HP, 60-ton, AGEIR boxcab, CNJ #1000 at the B&O RR Museum in Baltimore.



SPECIAL COPYRIGHT NOTICE:  Please be advised that the images shown on this page, unless otherwise noted, are reproduced here by special permission of the Portola Railroad Museum and may NOT be reproduced further in any form, or for any purpose, without without prior written permission of the photographer, S. Berliner, III, AND of the Feather River Rail Society or the Portola Railroad Museum.



The 60-ton, 300-hp CNJ #1000 at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, is the very first production diesel locomotive and the Long Island Rail Road's (now-scrapped) 100-ton, 600-hp, #401 was the very first diesel road switcher, the first production locomotive to haul a revenue train over a long distance on a Class 1 main line [the LIRR later got a second 100-tonner #402 (2nd), to which the later #110-1 was very similar, as was The Red River Lumber Co. #502].  After GE and ALCo parted company, GE built several 100-tonners, one of which was for Foley Bros., built under GE Builder #11047 and completed during October 1929.

The #110-1 survives at the Portola Railroad Museum in Portola, California, 'way up over Donner Pass in the High Sierras, near Lake Tahoe, Nevada.  The Museum is operated by the Feather River Rail Society, a group primarily devoted to the Western Pacific RR.

Foley Bros. #110-1 is the only surviving 100-ton (nominal - actually 108-ton) oil-electric boxcab!

Now, at long last, here are the remaining 13 photos I took (except for the roof picture taken for me from the cab roof of the adjoining switcher by a staffer) in Portola on 13 Aug 98.

Because there are so many photos and they are so big, here is a linked index, with captions, from the preceding (main photo) page and this page:

Foley Bros. #110-1 Photo Index:

    [preceding (main photo) page:]

Photo #01 - #2 end, right rear.
Photo #02 - #2 end, left rear
Photo #03 - #2 end, left rear
Photo #04 - #1 end, roof detail (from cab of adjoining loco)
Photo #05 - #2 end, left stacks (sort of)
Photo #06 - #2 end, rear truck - left
Photo #07 - #2 end, left rear poling pocket area
Photo #08 - #2 end, left rear step (vertical)
Photo #09 - #2 end, rear truck - left rear journal
Photo #10 - #2 end, left rear #2 stencil; repro builder's plate
Photo #11 - #1 end, left front "B" stencil
Photo #12 - #1 end, left front "F1" stencil
Photo #13 - left side, upper main lettering
Photo #14 - #1 end, left front
Photo #15 - left side, upper main lettering and cooling coils
Photo #16 - #2 end, left rear step (horizontal)
Photo #17 - left side, rear truck - left forward journal
Photo #18 - left side, air tank end
Photo #19 - left side, battery/tool box {?}
Photo #20 - left side, front truck - left rear journal
Photo #21 - left side, side view of rear platform
Photo #22 - rear, top view of rear platform
Photo #23 - front, left side of control stand
Photo #24 - front, engineer's corner - lower
Photo #25 - front, engineer's corner - upper
Photo #26 - front, engineer's seat box
Photo #27 - inside left, back of "A" generator
Photo #28 - inside left, back of "A" engine
Photo #29 - inside right, front of "B" engine
Photo #30 - inside right, fuel pumps
Photo #31 - inside right, compressor mufflers {?}
Photo #32 - inside right, back of compressor motor
Photo #33 - inside right, distributing valve and dirt collector
Photo #34 - inside right, front of "B" engine heads/cylinders
Photo #35 - inside right, front of "B" engine crankcase

    [this page:]

[Formerly-missing third roll]

Photo #36 - inside right, rear of "B" engine crankcase
Photo #37 - inside right, rear of "B" engine block
Photo #38 - inside rear, floor walkways over piping
Photo #39 - inside left rear, water heater {?}
Photo #40 - inside left, rear of "A" engine block
Photo #41 - outside rear, brakestand
Photo #42 - outside left, rear of rear truck
Photo #43 - outside left, front of rear truck
    and left side of air reservoir
Photo #44 - outside left, rear of front truck and
    front of battery box
Photo #45 - outside left, front of front truck
Photo #46 - outside left, rear of front truck
Photo #47 - outside, rear deck, steps
Photo #48 - inside right, front control stand
Photo #49 - inside right rear, window sashes

These are IMAGE-INTENSIVE; I didn't want to bother making thumbnails so I put them up on this new page.

I also did not want to cut down on the resolution or have pop-up ads, so these and the CNJ #1000 detail photos are costing me dearly in storage space and money!  You'd BETTER enjoy all this, which took me yet another day to scan and load!

note-rt.gif - I got my conventions WRONG on many of the old photos; the front of the loco is the "F1" end and the rear (where the brakestand is located) is the "2" end, so the "right" side is the "A" side or right looking from "2" to "F1" and the "left" side is the "B" side or left looking from "2" to "F1"; supposedly, I relabeled all the erroneous captions (where have you heard THAT before?).

Boxcab Conventions
(05 Aug 2002 sketch, rev. 16 May 2004 and 18 Feb 2014, by and © S. Berliner, III 2002, 2004, 2014 - all rights reserved)

Because of the nomenclature nonsense, I made up a diagram just for #110-1 and the other 108-ton units:   new (18 Feb 2014)

108tDiagram
(18 Feb 2014 image created by SB,III - all rights reserved)

and was horrified to realize that I've had the A and B sides reversed on my generic 60-ton diagram scattered around these many boxcab pages since 2004 (and no one picked up on it)!
Worse yet, it would appear that, per Foley Bros. #110-1, the B engine and generator are on the A side and vice-versa!

Further, by re-arranging where all the many components fit, ALCo was able to reduce the wheelbase and length of the 108-ton units from that of #401, while still moving the two engines further apart longitudinally to make more (and safer) passageway between them.



I had stopped at a hardware store near Portola (not realizing how big a town Portola would turn out to be!) and bought a folding rule and pair of yardsticks, one of which I cut up with my penknife (you could carry them on an airplane, then!) into 12" segments, to give scale to my detailed photos:


110-1 Portola 36
Photo #36
- inside right, rear of "B" engine crankcase
(13 Aug 98 photos by and © S. Berliner, III 1998, 2004 - all rights reserved)

110-1 Portola 37
Photo #37 - inside right, rear of "B" engine block.

110-1 Portola 38
Photo #38 - inside rear, floor walkways over piping.

110-1 Portola 39
Photo #39 - inside left rear, water heater {?}.

110-1 Portola 40
Photo #40 - inside left, rear of "A" engine block.

110-1 Portola 41
Photo #41 - outside rear, brakestand.

110-1 Portola 42
Photo #42 - outside left, rear of rear truck.

110-1 Portola 43
Photo #43 - outside left, front of rear truck
and left side of air reservoir.

110-1 Portola 44
Photo #44 - outside left, rear of front truck and
front of battery box.

110-1 Portola 45
Photo #45 - outside left, front of front truck.

110-1 Portola 46
Photo #46 - outside left, rear of front truck.

110-1 Portola 47
Photo #47 - outside, rear deck, steps.

110-1 Portola 48
Photo #48 - inside right, front control stand.

110-1 Portola 49
Photo #49 - #49
- inside right rear, window sashes.
(13 Aug 98 photos by and © S. Berliner, III 1998, 2004 - all rights reserved)



That's it; this is that third California roll from 13 Aug 98.



SPECIAL COPYRIGHT NOTICE:  Please be advised that the images shown on this page, unless otherwise noted, are reproduced here by special permission of the Portola Railroad Museum and may NOT be reproduced further in any form, or for any purpose, without without prior written permission of the photographer, S. Berliner, III, AND of the Feather River Rail Society or the Portola Railroad Museum.

BIG NEWS! - While in California for my younger daughter's wedding, I drove the 260 miles out to Portola from my daughter's place in San Carlos on 04 May 2004 and got a fairly complete set of pictures of the roof details, especially of the transverse blown radiators; on 16 May 2004, I scanned them in and they are on the preceding page.

Foley Bros. #110-1 Roof Details Photo Index:

Photo R01 - a nice shot of my shadow on the ground!
Photo R02 - #F/1 (front) headlight from ground.
Photo R03 - #2 (rear) end from trailing diesel roof.
Photo R04 - #2 (rear) end from trailing diesel roof.
Photo R05 - Rear of clerestory.
Photo R06 - A-side (left) piping.
Photo R07 - right rear air cleaner.
Photo R08 - rear exhaust mufflers.
Photo R09 - all four mufflers.
Photo R10 - front blower and radiators.
Photo R11 - front blower, right front radiator, filler cap (which?), and odd open pipe.
Photo R12 - front blower and left front radiator.
Photo R13 - that odd open pipe and the filler cap.
Photo R14 - right front sand filler and cooling coil.
Photo R15 - front headlight and blower detail.
Photo R16 - more right front sand filler and cooling coil detail (note hose in vent pipe).
Photo R17 - plumbing at rear of front radiator.
Photo R18 - front headlight.
Photo R19 - front of right front radiator.
Photo R20 - A (left) side from atop adjoining boxcar - overall.
Photo R21 - A (left) side from atop adjoining boxcar - forward.
Photo R22 - A (left) side from atop adjoining boxcar - rear.
Photo R23 - A (left) side from atop adjoining boxcar - center.
Photo R24 - right front, showing poling pocket.
Photo R25 - right rear, showing poling pocket.
Photo R26 - #2 end (rear), showing brakestand and brakewheel.



I'll have to look at (and to scan in) that I-R manual and see if I can identify some of the details about which I am unsure.

If you catch me out in any errors (quite likely); please let me know.


Each survivor has, or will have, its own separate page on this site.

Assuming possible duplications are wrong, there are at least 8 ALCo-GE-IR (and just GE-IR) boxcab units surviving and, if they are all right, there are at least 7 units surviving.

In addition there are three (3) Baldwin-Westinghouse ARMCO units and CNR #77 and CP #7000.

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LEGACY

  What happens to all this when I DIE or (heaven forfend!) lose interest?  See LEGACY.


There are now more than seventy-five (75) BOXCAB pages;
see the full INDEX, now on a separate page.


COPYRIGHT NOTICE

See Copyright Notice on primary home page.



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To tour the Boxcabs pages in sequence, the arrows take you from the Boxcabs index page to this first Boxcabs page, to continuation pages 3 and up, then 100-tonner LIRR #401 and her sisters, survivor boxcabs (with map) and survivor notes, survivor CNJ #1000 (the very first), Ingersoll-Rand boxcabs (with instruction manual), other (non-ALCo/GE/I-R) boxcabs, Baldwin-Westinghouse boxcabs, odd boxcabs, and finally model boxcabs.

I deliberately have NOT included this page of detailed photos of Foley Bros. #110-1 in this tour;
they are so image-intensive that you should only have come here intentionally.



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