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NIWX 2891 & WRIX 3000 east of Reardan WA

These two units escaped from Western Rail's Airway Heights facility. NIWX 2891 was built Jul 1975 as D&RGW 5362, Builder Number 756046-7. It became UP 4049, then 8619, finally 2891. Purchased by NIWX, using SD45 8925 as a trade-in.

WRIX 3000 was built as UP 3164, Feb 1972, Builder Number 7334-42, retired by UP on 1/24/2008 and sold to dealer Larrys Truck Electric. It came to the Utah Southern (USRC) on 10/16/2008. It and sister 3001 have been at Dealer Western Rail for several months. It is leased to EWG.

Roster information courtesy of Don Strack at utahrails.net

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