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» Frisco (more..)
» EMD GP38AC (more..)
» Gribble 
» Dallas, Texas, USA (more..)
» June 02, 1979
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» 659 (more..)
» Unknown
» Bill Marvel (more..)
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On the northwest edge of Dallas, Gribble in 1979 is an area of swamps and gravel pits where a railfan is as likely to encounter a water moccasin as a train. But with a puff of exhaust this humid June afternoon, Frisco GP38AC 659 accelerates away from Royal Lane with a southbound freight, headed for Irving, where it will turn west to Fort Worth. The lead unit is essentially a 2,000-hp GP38, but with twin Roots blowers in place a turbocharger (perhaps the reason for the smoke) and an alternator instead of a generator.
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