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Date: 09/11/19 14:05
B&O 4119
Author: refarkas

B&O 4119 is eastbound in Akron, Ohio forty years ago in April 1979.

Date: 09/11/19 14:22
Re: B&O 4119
Author: ns2557

Nice shot. Ya got one of the GP40-2's with the large lettering on cab side. B&O GP40-2's 4100-4131 were the only units delievered to the B&O with the large "B&O" on cab side. Have a few in my collection but always tried to find them while out and about way back then. Thanks for sharing. Ben

Date: 09/11/19 16:35
Re: B&O 4119
Author: stevelv

Nice look back Bob.  In the words of a great TO contributor (you),  the long train of trailers makes the shot even better.
Steve B.

Date: 09/11/19 16:39
Re: B&O 4119
Author: krm152

Nice action photo.  The TOFC trains were still the intermodal kings in  1979.
Thanks for the interesting posting.

Date: 09/11/19 16:51
Re: B&O 4119
Author: WrongMain

Great look at a typical Chessie Trailer Jet.  The Big Cat loved its GP40's and GP40-2's.

Date: 09/12/19 11:14
Re: B&O 4119
Author: CSX602

Thanks for sharing the purrrrfect trailer jet shot Bob!

Date: 09/12/19 11:17
Re: B&O 4119
Author: Roadjob

Loved that area! I see that the old EL main was still intact at that point. Nicely done action shot!

Bill Rettberg
Bel Air, MD
commercial photography

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