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Two SOO SD60s lead a CP SD40-2 B unit on a grain train off the PNL. To compare, todays 344 has an AC4400CW leading and trailing in DPU mode yuck! Sadly all these engines are off roster now:
SOO 6014 - off long-term lease, to CIT Group (CEFX lessor) in 2006
SOO 6009 off long-term lease, to...
Today when GE ES44DCs have taken over CN, while SD40-2s & SD50Fs are being retired in droves, its hard to believe that earlier this year CN was still leasing 50 Alstom SD40-3s, all ex-CN SD40s. Power policy sure changed quickly!
Back in 2004 I managed to catch three trio sets working the...
Kind of looks like a European diesel, complete with a funky headlight! Aside from cranes & Rail grinders, still the biggest MOW single piece Ive seen to date. Note the two arrows on the body, indicating where the front is? Be odd to see that on locomotive frames instead of the usual F, R...
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