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Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway

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Builders number 090, the Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway #1001 was a 37.5 Ton, 70′ Motor Car with a baggage section, and seating for 84 passengers.  The car was sold to the Deer River Railroad in 1917, then sold to the Narragansett Pier and it became the #8 in 1921.  The car is believed to have been scrapped in 1930.

McKeen Motor Car #1001 “Comet” which ran on the Buffalo, Rochester, and Pittsburgh Railway.

An Artist’s impression of the McKeen Car at the Scottsville Station in New York.

Photo Courtesy of the Salamanca Rail Museum

Front view of the #1001 Possibly taken at the LeRoy Station in New York.

Photo Courtesy of the Salamanca Rail Museum

A rear view taken at the same time as the photo above.

A low quality copy of a postcard showing the “Comet” on the first run to Springville, May 17th, 1910.

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