While CN Dash 9-44CW rtosters are common with more then 200 running around, this one has to be King! It\'s the newest and the baddest one out there! At least until the new units arrive.
CN 2727 (2005 Dash 9-44CW, rebuild CN 2667) & BC Rail 763 (SD40-2) lead a westbound intermodal.
UP 2411 on duty on the Crestmore job out of the Montclair, CA yard. GP38-3s are rebuilds of GP40s, with a 2000 HP engine, fully reconditioned cabs, new traction motors and alternators, and extended range dynamic brakes.
(Locomotive Info Source: Mr. Don Strack's 2001 Union Pacific Locomotive...
Today when GE ES44DCs have taken over CN, while SD40-2s & SD50Fs are being retired in droves, its hard to believe that earlier this year CN was still leasing 50 Alstom SD40-3s, all ex-CN SD40s. Power policy sure changed quickly!
Back in 2004 I managed to catch three trio sets working the...
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