RailPictures.Net Photo: DWP 3614 Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific Railway Alco RS-11 at Duluth, Minnesota by Bill Edgar
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» Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific Railway (more..)
» Alco RS-11 (more..)
» West Duluth DW&P engine facility 
» Duluth, Minnesota, USA (more..)
» August, 1976
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» DWP 3614 (more..)
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» Bill Edgar (more..)
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Duluth Winnipeg & Pacific Ry. was part of the Grand Trunk system of US railroads owned by Canadian National. During the post-steam era DW&P operated their railway primarily with Alto RS-11s acquired new in August/September 1956. They were all delivered in CN's green and yellow scheme with DW&P lettering. They got repainted into the CN 1961 red and black scheme and as shown here, some got the mid 70s zebra scheme. However, DW&P parted with CN's image as seen here with a solid red-orange livery w/black roof, and later would adopt GT's blue & red-orange scheme and a new delivered with pride logo. Several of the RS-11s were leased to Central Vermont in the mid 60s, then returned to DW&P. Later as traffic grew and SD40s and GP38s were acquired the RS-11s were retired and some sold to CV. Now DW&P is a major link for CN's mainline into the US connecting Winnipeg to Chicago which was assemble along with DM&IR and WC in the early 2000s.
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