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    Can someone please tell me what this rebuild is?

    Yeah, I think I might have been barking up the wrong tree. (Sorry, bnsf971!) I think I have incorrectly assumed that Mid West were the rebuilder. The 'Green Plains' misled me; it probably isn't a Tier 4 repower at all, because Don Ross's page shows some old photos of this unit in the same...
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    Can someone please tell me what this rebuild is?

    MWLX is the reporting mark for Mid West Locomotive Works. Given that it has standard AAR-type trucks, it may well have been rebuilt from an Alco, but Mid-West, like the other locomotive rebuilders, tend to apply their own model designations to the locomotives they rebuild. This one has obviously...
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    CLC CFA-16-4

    That's the one!. Thank you. Looks like it's stored under cover, in a museum, so the future (however distant it may be) looks assured.
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    CLC CFA-16-4

    Check out this blog. In it, there's mention of a C-liner 'preserved' in Ottawa. "These cars are now essentially empty inside. The owner was hoping to cosmetically...
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    Texas and Northern

    Yeah, I noticed that too. I asked why, on one of the pictures. No answer yet.
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    Texas and Northern

    Hi folks. It's come to my attention that the T&N had quite a number of modified Alcos. This is the one that first attracted my attention; But there were others as well, which can be found here; Can anyone tell me, please, what happened to any...
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    Comment by 'Steve Young' in media 'Brandt Energy's GenXt'

    What happened to this unit? Hasn't been seen since 2013, apparently.
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    Comment by 'Steve Young' in media 'Hopewell virginia'

    It's a Republic RX500. I've never seen any photos of these 'in the wild'. Thanks for posting!
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    Cut-down GP39-2s

    Hi folks. I came across these pictures on rrpicturearchives via a Facebook group. If you scroll from top to bottom you'll see the history of these units. As you can see, the most recent photos are 2014, fairly soon after the time they were... 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.