The Long  Island Rail Road C Liners:
Fairbanks-Morse CPA-20-5, CPA-24-5

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FM C Liner close-up of cab, LIRR logo, Engineer c. 1954  Archive: Dave Keller

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LIRR #2007 FM-CPA20-5 Morris Park shops turntable 1969

Fairbanks-Morse CPA-20-5
Numbers Built Serial Heritage Class
2001-2008 6/8-1950 21L331-21L338 New FP-20SC
(F=Fairbanks Morse, P= Passenger, 20=2000HP, S= Steam Generator, C= Speed Control)

All had 5 axles. A-A, A-1-A configuration 3 chime Nathan-Air chime M3R1 mounted on top of cab.

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CPA20-5 #2008 backing up a train past Jamaica Station - View west - 6/24/55  (Will Faxon photo, Dave Keller archive)

Fairbanks-Morse CPA-24-5
Numbers   Built      Serial   Heritage Class
2401-2404 10-1951 24L497-24L500 New FP-24SC
(F=Fairbanks Morse, P= Passenger, 24=2400HP, S= Steam Generator, C= Speed Control)
All had 5 axles. A-A, A-1-A configuration 3 chime Nathan-Air chime M3R1 mounted on top of cab.

CPA24-5-2402 on Turntable-Oyster Bay - 03-14-53 (Faxon-Keller) Seq 1.jpg (115394 bytes)
LIRR #2402 FM CPA24-5 approaching turntable Oyster Bay 03/14/53 (Faxon-Keller)
CPA24-5-2402 on Turntable-Oyster Bay - 03-14-53 (Faxon-Keller) Seq 3.jpg (102099 bytes)
LIRR #2402 FM CPA24-5 on turntable 
Oyster Bay 03/14/53 (Faxon-Keller)
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LIRR  #2402 FM-CPA24-5 Greenlawn 11/23/1961
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LIRR #2403 FM-CPA24-5 Tichy Black Roof, Morris Park  Shops 12/03/1957
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LIRR FM #2403 Tichy Black Roof (right), FM H16-44 #1504, Alco RS3 #1556
Morris Park 03/1959 
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LIRR  #2404 FM-CPA24-5
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FM #2404, FM #?, ALCO RS3 #1554 laying
up in West Yard west of station - Port Jefferson 1957  J. P. Krzenski photo, Dave Keller archive
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FM #2404 and train westbound under Sheep Pasture Road overpass west of Port Jefferson 1957 (J. P. Krzenski photo, Dave Keller archive)  
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LIRR #2404 FM-CPA24-5 Train #621 
westbound Flowerfield 08/26/1955

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LIRR #2408 FM-CPA24-5