RailPictures.Net Photo: BNSF 6602 BNSF Railway GE ES44C4 at Scenic, Washington by Gregory Weirich
 
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BNSF Railway (more..)
GE ES44C4 (more..)
East Scenic (more..)
Scenic, Washington, USA (more..)
March 17, 2009
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BNSF 6602 (more..)
BNSF SSEACHI117A (more..)
Gregory Weirich (more..)
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A working roster shot of one of the new ES44C4s. the cylinders in the middle of the truck is what GE calls "Dynamic Weight Management." The center axle doesn't have a traction motor. These cylinders will engage below 15 mph to lift the center axle as much as an inch and a half to concentrate more weght on the other two axles. The locomotives seem to handle just fine on the 2.2% grade.
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