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The AC designation implies that the unit is fitted with an alternator and rectifier instead of the usual DC transmission. You are right about the AC's coming before the straight GP/SD-38 and the dash 2 models. The GP-38AC models were produced in 1971, and the SD-38AC were produced from...
Judging by the shadows, you showed up just after I finished conditioning the power for DP. The power is for C-DKMNWE0-03 due into Auburn around 2100 tonight. The C-DKMNWE0-01 is due in aorund 1800 tomorrow.
The normal routing for these trains is through Sweet Grass, MT (BNSF-CP-CN); there is some maintenance that needs to be done on the Sweet Grass Sub first. The memo I read said that they would be running up here for the next month or so. I'm not sure how many trains a week but the line up is...
C-DKMNWE0-02 (Decker, MT to New Westminster, BC) is at Auburn and has been worked by the carmen. The power will be in a 3x1 configuration; this is how the CN said they want it set up. The 1800 Tacoma K crew is scheduled to take the train north to Everett this evening. The next Decker train is...
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