RailPictures.Net Photo: BN 6242 Burlington Northern Railroad EMD SD24 at Grand Forks, North Dakota by Cody White Collection
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» Burlington Northern Railroad (more..)
» EMD SD24 (more..)
» Grand Forks Roundhouse 
» Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA (more..)
» April 30, 1970
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» BN 6242 (more..)
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Burlington Northern SD24 6242 is spotted by the sand tower at Grand Forks ND April 1970. The 6242 was built in May 1959 as CB&Q 502 and retired in June 1982 and traded in to General Electric. This unit was repainted cascade green in October 1971. The SD24 was EMD's first attempt at a turbocharged engine and 224 examples were built including 45 B Units built for Union Pacific. The SD24 is considered the first stepping stone to the massive success EMD achieved in the 60s and 70s. J.W. Stubblefield Photo from my Collection.
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