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  1. Local Power

    Local Power

    These two GP's are the local power in Bend. One is GP40M number 3009, and the other is GP39-2 2723. The road crews use the road power to set out or pick up cars in Cascan. Then, the local crew goes to work making up a Northbound local every day. The local goes from Bend to Madras, OR, and...
  2. WC 3009 (GP40)

    WC 3009 (GP40)

    Not that long ago this sight would be unthinkable, back when WC engines stayed on WC rails and CN still had their 278 strong GP40-2LW fleet. Now that most of it has been retired (~60 left), with the need for 3000h.p. 4-axle power remaining, WC GP40's are brought up north to the rescue...




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