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White Pass & Yukon #114
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White Pass & Yukon #114

WP&Ys #114 MLW 105 ton 1200 H.P. Loc setting lashed to a flat car on the east side oh the Balmer hump yard in Seattle Wa. Dont know much about this wreck,saw on the forum side that it wrecked at Bennett,BC,Killing one and injuring 3 and may have been a runaway?I have rode this line and its one hell of a climb up to the border at Lake Bennett,out of the yard at Skagway AK.
My 2006 Canadian Trackside Guide says it is a BBD (bombardier) RSD-35W, built in 9/1982, serial number M6123-04. It also states that it was stored in Montreal QC, from 1982 until 1995.

To me, it looks like a MLW M-420(w) or a BBD HR412(w)....... see this link, near the bottom of the page, the 3500's, for comparison : http://www.trainweb.org/rosters/KPR.html
 
Dont know took it out ,off my 2004 Edition The official locomtive roster&news I do have a Trains magazine that has a pcs. about these locs. and the ones they sold i think to Az. mine co. or somthing ,will look for it and post info. Thanks for you input.
 
Just before they shut down the ore side of things from up in the Anvil Range ,they order 4 units from Bombardier x(MLR)In 1982 & they sat there in Montreal ,till U.S. Gypsum bought #112&113 and ship them two Plaster City Ca.where they total wreaked #113 beyond repair,they went back up north & bought #111&112,When WP&Y started up again they picked up #114 They are DL535E (RSD35) C-C trucks.USG never repainded them they where still in WP&Y colors in the desert in 1993.
 

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