U23-B 2798 leads westbound tonnage around the horseshoe curve in Middlefield, MA. in June, 1979. The 2798 is the last "U-Boat" or "Universal series" locomotive buit by GE for domestic service. The 2798 was one of a group of U23-B's that went to the P&W in 1997 and became their 2203. In 2002 the P&W gave up the 2203 and it was then acquired by the Railroad Museum of New England because of it's historical significance.
Photo Date
Photo Location Name
near MP 129
Conrail Road Number
General Electric

42.313709, -72.99401

Submitted by CRHS Admin on Sat, 09/26/2020 - 23:20