RailPictures.Net Photo: LMX 8596 General Electric Leasing (LMX) GE B39-8E (Dash 8-39BE) at Galesburg, Illinois by Ray Peacock heartlandrails.com
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General Electric Leasing (LMX) (more..)
GE B39-8E (Dash 8-39BE) (more..)
ATSF-BN connector (more..)
Galesburg, Illinois, USA (more..)
August 29, 1993
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
LMX 8596 (more..)
151-Q57 (more..)
Ray Peacock heartlandrails.com (more..)
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This hardly-ever used connection track between the BN and ATSF at Galesburg became a strategic flood detour route in the summer of '93, as many of the Mississippi River crossings between Illinois and Missouri were out of service. Here a BN combo 151 & Q57 gets on the Santa Fe for the trip west to KC, utilizing the Ft. Madison bridge which was one bridge that remained open to traffic. This predated the Cameron connection.
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Looking back down memory lane at the last generation of GE spartan cab which includes the six axles C series and four axles B series throughout the various of Class 1 Railroads in North America throughout the years.
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