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The Renton Rocket

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There is a GP9 former BNSF/BN/NP locomotive in Tacoma that has been sprayed painted GN1600 was BNSF 1600

Today as I passed Balmer i saw 3 SD9 former BNSF/BN/GN one being the former BN 6125 now GN 1730 that is still setup as long hood forward anyone have a idea about the GN lettering?

SD9 GN1729,SD9 GN1730,SD9 GN1732

Thay have been sitting someplace since there is green "moss or slime" growing on at least one side of each of them


What is your malfunction?
Those are the same SD9's that has been sitting there the past couple of years but those were sitting further down towards the center of that same track, they brought it out for renumbering a couple of months ago. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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