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Started working on BNSF's Napier Sub Monday; today I got a pic of the local tied up in Hamburg, Iowa.

Both units are former ATSF


Lead unit is BNSF 2235 former ATSF 2345


Trailing unit is BNSF 2598; built as ATSF 1398, Class 1300, in July 1965, #30112, FN 7809-14. It was renumbered 3398, Class 3300 in 1970 and rebuilt at Cleburne in October 1981 as 2897, Class 2800. It later became BNSF 2598 on January 28, 2000. It was rebuilt by Relco as 2691, Class GP39-3R, in January 2014.

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