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Locomotive Pictures #2: P-40/42-8 & GP-60M #4967
10/25/01 12:05 AM
10/25/01 12:05 AM
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Here are the second ones for tonight! As said before, I can post specifications later on.
Feel free to discuss / comment any or all of these units [locomotives].

* GE's [General Electric] Model P-42-8 [4000 HP]. Taken at Various points, circa 1995-98:

[Linked Image]

Shot of Me [Scott35] in Cab of Model P-40-8 [AKA "Dash 8"] at the right hand side control panel - the traditional Engineer's side. Taken at ATSF's Barstow Yard circa 1995.

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Front right, or Fireman's side view of P-42-8, taken at SP's Paso Robles Yard, circa 1998.
This unit is very similar to the P-40-8 "Dash 8" unit, in which I am shown inside the cab [above photo].


* GM's Electro-Motive Division [EMD] model GP-60M. Taken at BNSF's 3rd District near Fullerton, CA. and near the old Advance Transformer California Distribution Center. Circa 04/ 2001:

[Linked Image]

Left, or Engineer's side - front view

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Left, or Engineer's side - rear view
Note: Paint Scheme is "Silver with Red Warbonnet".

Posted 10/24/2001 @ 21:03:00 by Scott "SET"


Scott " 35 " Thompson
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Re: Locomotive Pictures #2: P-40/42-8 & GP-60M #4968
10/25/01 01:15 AM
10/25/01 01:15 AM
sparky66wv  Offline
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Hey! I'm glad to see that someone else isn't afraid to show their face around here!

Cool stuff...


[This message has been edited by sparky66wv (edited 10-25-2001).]


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Re: Locomotive Pictures #2: P-40/42-8 & GP-60M #4969
10/27/01 04:40 AM
10/27/01 04:40 AM
Scott35  Offline
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Hope you all aren't frightened by my appearance [Linked Image]

Scott SET


Scott " 35 " Thompson
Just Say NO To Green Eggs And Ham!
Re: Locomotive Pictures #2: P-40/42-8 & GP-60M #4970
10/27/01 11:25 AM
10/27/01 11:25 AM
sparky66wv  Offline
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West Virginia
Naw, you look like a "good ol' boy", fairly normal...

Now if you had been in suit and tie... (Or a pink tu-tu...) that would be scary...

[Linked Image]

[This message has been edited by sparky66wv (edited 10-27-2001).]


-Virgil
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Re: Locomotive Pictures #2: P-40/42-8 & GP-60M #4971
10/27/01 01:36 PM
10/27/01 01:36 PM
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Now a group shot .....that might be scary
[Linked Image]
could get those red cross dudes worried...


[This message has been edited by sparky (edited 10-27-2001).]


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