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First time I've seen one of these through town, although it makes sense given the GT & WC Geeps coming through. With so many retirements CN is mixing up all the predecessor power to fill in the gaps. 18 of these units were sold off in 2000/2001, in turn re-built into the LLPX 22xx GP38-2...
CN 104, with a pretty crappy consist, is leaving the city, with competition (CP 104 naturally) only a couples miles back.
Note the web patch under the CN NA logo, first time I've seen CN squeze one under there!
Oct 31 '07
9:11am CN 104?, 147 cars
CN 2517-5722 (CN NA + web - web)
Two Dash 9-44CW's, CN 2674 & BC Rail 4644 (http://www.railroadforums.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=25354&cat=500&page=2) lead a lumber train into the city. A decade ago you wouldn't even dream of CN running all GE alsh-ups with BC Rail units as regulars.
More then 30 years ago CN invented the Canadian Safety cab, which has created such oddballs such as the GP40-2L(W), SD40-2(W) and the GP38-2(W) that don't look even close to their regular versions. Don't forget that draper tapers, namely Dash 8-40CM, SD50F, SD50AF and SD60F have this cab as...
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