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Jon Bentz

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It also has to be 1996 or later, not 1992. The well cars have BNSF logos on them - unless its a Santa Fe logo. Then I'm completely wrong.....


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It can't be too much later as these were repainted into the EMD leasing burgundy gray & silver scheme for a couple of years before moving on to becoming CSX property in the great year 2000 loco swap with GMTX. The EMD leasing tri-color scheme was introduced on EMDX 2000 and used on the Demo SD70Ms in 1992 and was pretty much abandoned halfway though the leaser SD70Ms built in 2/95 in favor of cheaper all-burgundy. So they had to be in EMDX tri-color before 1995.


It is a BNSF well car; Santa Fe never used a scheme like that, and none of their well cars would have been traveling east on BN rails in pre-merger days. Also, IIRC 8302 was still in full BN paint in 1992, so this has to be later than the date mentioned.


Under the aurora....
Hey, Flint Creek, that is Java Creek Trestle, not Two Medicine Bridge. Wrong side of the continental divide. ;)

KevinD, thanks for the confirmation that those SD60s were painted in the burgundy scheme as I remember seeing them in Sheridan, WY in the mid-90s.


I can't answer the engine question, but I think this is the Java Creek trestle, not Two Medicine bridge. Oh those pesky details. HAR



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