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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...
Now that most of MRL's older SD45's, the "flares", have been retired,
It is nice to see one still alive and earning its keep.
NIWX 375 works for the Eastern Washington Gateway Railroad and
is seen on the Geiger Spur on 7/28/2011.
This unit was ordered by the Pennsy in 1968...
A sudden surge in inbound steel resulted in some creative railroading as these loads need to be PUSHED into the industry spot. A 4-car runaround track adds a lot of time to the runaround. As a result, two SD45s, 375 and 8925, pulled the loads with GP7 1617 along for the ride buried 8 cars...
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