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Take a good look at this train, as you'll never see the cars it's hauling again. This is the end of the line! CP 1127 & 3027 (GP35 Slug & GP38-2) are the switcher set regularly assigned to this job.
Note open hopper #120 at the side, its of many open hoppers owned by Mandak for...
CSX yard job shoves a long cut of autoracks over the hump, and into the classification yard at CSX's Selkirk Classification Yard in Selkirk, NY. In the background you can see the bowl of the yard where the cars are classified for outbound trains. Canon EOS Elan 7, Fuji Provia 100F
Build in 1946, went into service in 1947, most of the fleet retired in 1973. Looking at how well it is preserved, I'm guessing it spend the last 30 years in a sliding somewhere. Now it's at the scrapyard, waiting to be scrapped. I've seen a lot of relics there, but this has to be the best!
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