The Long  Island Rail Road C Liners:
Fairbanks-Morse CPA-20-5, CPA-24-5
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LIRR #2008 FM CPA-20-5 "Tichy" scheme
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LIRR #2001 FM CPA-20-5 "Goodfellow" scheme

Graphics by: Will Anderson's Train Art 

Fairbanks-Morse CPA-20-5
Numbers           Built                    Serial               Heritage           Class
2001-2008   6/08/1950    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 on top of cab.


FM CPA24-5  Demonstrator #4801 - Morris Park  5/27/1950 (Votava-Bola
nd)
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FM CPA24-5  Demonstrator #4802  - Huntington  6/04/1950 Photo: Gary Everhart

LIRR  Purchase Order - Fairbanks, Morse & Co. data sheet
LIRR FM-CPA20-5  #2001-2008 built June, 1950 Archive: Dave Morrison

FM CPA24-5  Demonstrator #4802 - Train #635 Port Jefferson to Jamaica  6/1950 (Votava-Bol
and)

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Fairbanks-Morse C-liner Ad - Saturday Evening Post 11/18/1950
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LIRR #2001 eastbound passing "B" Tower Bethpage 8/27/1950 

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

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LIRR #2001 Tichy scheme - Morris Park Shops 
Note: Newly arrived unit 6/08/1950 photo
Archive: Gary Everhart


LIRR #2001, #2004 "Dashing Dan" scheme  c.1960+ Archive: Mike Boland

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LIRR #2002 receiving orders eastbound on Port Jefferson Branch 
at DIVIDE Tower c.1957 (John Krause-Gary Everhart)

A panned shot of #2002 in the Goodfellow scheme pulling the "Cannonball" eastbound past the east end of the storage yard at Babylon during the summer of 1957 (J. P. Krzenski photo, Dave Keller archive) 
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LIRR #2003 westbound at NASSAU Tower 1/1955 Photo/Archive: Art Huneke
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LIRR #2003 eastbound at NASSAU Tower 1/1955 Photo/Archive: Art Huneke
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LIRR #2003 "Goodfellow Scheme" at Morris Park Shops 9/27/55
Archive: Dave Keller


LIRR #2003 Port Jefferson 3/09/1958 (Vot
ava-Boland)
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LIRR #2004 westbound MP36 Deer Park Ave., Babylon 1963 Photo/Archive: Art Huneke

LIRR #2004 Morris Park c.1957 (Ziel-Boland)

FM-CPA20-5 #2005 in the Goodfellow scheme  being turned on the
Ronkonkoma wye in 1957. (J. P. Krzenski photo, Dave Keller archive)
 

LIRR #2005 Ronkonkoma 9/01/1958 (Votava-Boland)
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LIRR #2006 on steel trestle Port Jefferson branch c.1950+ 
(John Krause-Gary Everhart)

 

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LIRR #2006 FM-CPA20-5 Morris Park shops c.1955
Archive: Joseph Bacchi
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LIRR #2006 FM-CPA20-5 westbound at 
Port Jefferson Station view NE c.1963

LIRR #2007 Union Hall St. 5/1958 (Zahn-Boland)

LIRR #2007 Ronkonkoma2/22/1956  (Votava-Boland)
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LIRR #2007 FM-CPA20-5 Morris Park shops turntable c.1963

LIRR #2008 Goodfellow Scheme Jamaica 8/1958 passing HALL Tower eastbound 

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LIRR #2008 at Montauk c.1950+ 
Archive: Gary Everhart


LIRR #2008  FM-CPA20-5 Archive: Dave Morrison

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LIRR #2008 eastbound passing West Yard, 
Port Jefferson c.1950+ Archive: Gary Everhart

 

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LIRR #2008 westbound approaching station platform Jamaica c.1962 (John Krause-Gary Everhart)

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CPA20-5 #2008 backing up a train past Jamaica Station view W 6/24/55 (Will Faxon-Dave Keller)

LIRR #2008 c.1958 (Zahn-Boland)
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LIRR #2008 FM-CPA20-5 c.1962  Archive: Dave Keller

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.

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LIRR #2401 FM CPA24-5  Richmond Hill  view NW 1957


LIRR #2402 Jamaica c.1957 (Ziel-Boland)

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LIRR #2402 FM CPA24-5 approaching turntable Oyster Bay 
03/14/53 (Faxon-Keller)

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LIRR #2402 FM CPA24-5 on turntable 
Oyster Bay 03/14/53 (Faxon-Keller)

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LIRR #2402 Morris Park  Shops c.1950+ Archive: John Dziobko

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LIRR  #2402 FM-CPA24-5 Greenlawn c.1963 in Goodfellow scheme

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LIRR #2402 westbound at Stony Brook "BK" semaphore block signals behind train, 
Pedestrian crossing for SUNY-campus in foreground c.1950+  (John Krause-Gary Everhart)
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 LIRR #2402 Mineola 11/25/1951 (Votava-Boland)
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LIRR #2403 Hicksville (Votava-Boland)

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LIRR #2403 FM-CPA24-5 Tichy Black Roof, Morris Park  Shops 
12/03/1957 (Dave Keller archive)

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LIRR FM #2403 Tichy Black Roof (right)
FM H16-44 #1504, Alco RS3 #1556 Morris Park 03/1959 


LIRR #2403 FM-CPA24-5 Archive: Dave Morrison


LIRR #2403 FM-CPA24-5 data sheet Archive: Dave Morrison

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LIRR #2404 receiving orders eastbound on Port Jefferson Branch at  
DIVIDE Tower c.1950+ Archive: Gary Everhart
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LIRR #2404 Hicksville 2/10/1952 (Votava-Boland)

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LIRR #2404 at West Yard - Port Jefferson view E towards Remz Feeds. c.1950+ 
Archive: Gary Everhart 

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LIRR  #2404 FM-CPA24-5 c.1950+
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FM #2404, and FM #?, ALCO RS3 #1554 laying
up in West Yard west of station - Port Jefferson 1957  
(J. P. Krzenski - Dave Keller)
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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 
(W. A. Higginbotham - Dave Keller)