RailPictures.Net Photo: LSRC 6301 Lake State Railway EMD SD40-2 at Saginaw, Michigan by Kevin Burkholder
 
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Lake State Railway (more..)
EMD SD40-2 (more..)
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Saginaw, Michigan, USA (more..)
December 05, 2013
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LSRC 6301 (more..)
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The Lake State Railway quietly unveiled its new corporate scheme on December 5, when a former CITX SD40-2 that the company purchased recently was rolled out in the modernized lightning stripe image. If anyone remembers my Great Lakes Eastern Railroad (GLE - HO Scale) paint scheme, this should look quite familiar. I was consulted to develop the new paint scheme that will be applied to the several SD40-2s and all units that are in need of painting on the Lake State Railway. The scheme is an adaptation of the model railroad scheme used for the GLE and I am grateful for the LSRC to give me the opportunity for developing the scheme. The LSRC 6301 is the former CITX 3062 and the first of at least three SD40-2s that will get this paint. Following the 6-axle painting, work will commence next on the grey GP40-2s and proceed to the remainder of the fleet - obviously leaving units blue already alone until in need of paint or significant repairs. (Reminder to folks - this shot was taken with permission of the LSRC and with appropriate safety briefings - I am asked to remind everyone not to trespass on the LSRC property). For what it is worth, the unit is currently being used mainly at night on the Saginaw - Flint turn.
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