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Reply to "Besides Alco PA's, Did Lehigh Valley Have Any Other Diesel Locomotives Equipped With Steam Generators For Passenger Service?"

To answer the question put forth in the header of this post:  Yes.  There were other steam generator-equipped units on Lehigh Valley.

Alco-GE RS2's 210, 213, and 214 were equipped.  2nd 211, which came second-hand from the Pennsylvania RR, was a "hammerhead" -- an uncommon variant of the Alco-GE RS3 with full-height short hood, which contained a steam generator.

It does not appear that these units were commonly used on LV passenger trains, as there was an adequate number of Alco-GE PA1's to power the shrinking fleet of passenger trains, including engines receiving scheduled maintenance, under normal circumstances.

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