RailPictures.Net Photo: CSXT 8506 CSX Transportation (CSXT) EMD SD50 at Winchester, Kentucky by Ron Flanary
 
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CSX Transportation (CSXT) (more..)
EMD SD50 (more..)
Patio (more..)
Winchester, Kentucky, USA (more..)
October 03, 1986
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CSXT 8506 (more..)
Unknown
Ron Flanary (more..)
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A northbound unit coal train passes the old tower at Patio, KY (Winchester) on October 3, 1986. This was a pusher grade (from the bottom of the grade at the Kentucky River, at Ford) in steam days. The three SD50s, however, don't need a rear end shove. Lead unit 8506 was a member of the initial order of SD50s received by Seaboard System in 1983. The units were actually ordered by the L&N, but it ceased to exist as a corporation at the end of 1982, with its functions absorbed (along with SCL, Clinchfield, Georgia and West Point Route) into the new Seaboard System.
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