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Date: 11/23/22 14:40
6 of Freight Trains With Different Railroad's Power
Author: MartyBernard

1. BN GP7 1614 built December 1953 as CBQ 258 in Galesburg, IL on October 21, 1976, Larry Anglund photo.

2. EMDX GP38-2 770 built in June 1972 as PC 7970 with 4 more units and a train, no location or date, Larry Anglund collection.

3. GTW SD40 5924 built August 1970 with UP U30C 2912 and with UP SD40-2 3476 with train at Galesburg, IL on August 9, 1979, Larry Anglund photo.



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Date: 11/23/22 14:45
Re: 6 of Freight Trains With Different Railroad's Power
Author: MartyBernard

4. NS SD70M-2 2676 built in 2005 and sold to Progress Rail in March 2021 with NS SD60M 6802 built as CR 5568 and sold to Progress Rail in June 2019 with 2 more units and train, no location or date, Larry Anglund collection.

5. SP SD40R 7343 built as SP SD40 8430 in April 1966 with SP SD40T-2 8316 built March 1978 and with SP SD40T-2 8361 built Februsry 1978 and a sister with train on May 28, 1981, no location, Larry Anglund collection.

6. Wisconsin Central SD45 6572 built October 1971 as C&S 870 with WC SD45 6511 built June 1971 as BN 6511 and with WC SD45 6677 built September 1969 as SLSF 929 at Byron, WI July 3, 1988, Larry Anglund photo.



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Date: 11/23/22 15:24
Re: 6 of Freight Trains With Different Railroad's Power
Author: 3rdswitch

Great  variety Marty. I don't recall ever seeing those wide stripes on a WC unit before?
JB



Date: 11/23/22 21:18
Re: 6 of Freight Trains With Different Railroad's Power
Author: ironmtn

Great set, Marty and Larry. Especially like that triple of the Grand Trunk Western SD40 leading UP power on the Burlington. Now that's what I call a distinctive run-though!

MC



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