Posted by on April 30, 2011 
Sweet shot Freddy
Posted by A.J. Smith on May 1, 2011 
I caught this guy in Greensburg as well. I was waiting for the OCS when this even more interesting train came along. Sweet shot.
Posted by Andrew Hamblyn on May 1, 2011 
Interesting that all these brand new locos are presumably going to the same place, yet there are two styles of number board placement? Perhaps these were backlot clearance specials of cancelled orders from domestic customers?
Posted by Bob Rule, Jr. on May 1, 2011 
Very interesting picture!
Posted by A.J. Smith on May 1, 2011 
Interesting to see the mix of Dash-9 and ES58 units. You must have hauled to get from Ardara to the OCB. This guy came by me eastbound at Greensburg only about 10 minutes before the westbound OCS came by.
Posted by Dwayne on May 1, 2011 
I count 10 locomotives? Either way, it is an amazing site.
Posted by Robert A. Shook on May 1, 2011 
AJ I think he got held at Greensburg for a little while. Where is your 953 shot?
Posted by David Ulrich on May 1, 2011 
Andrew, I noticed the number boards too. Did you also notice that the boards that are mounted lower only have 3 digits while the one mounted at the top have 4 digits? An earlier photo of these units confirms this. See photo ID 361963.
Posted by Cristiano R. Oliveira on May 1, 2011 
These Dash 9's are going to EFVM (Estrada de Ferro Vitória à Minas) and the GEVOS are going to EFC (Estrada de Ferro Carajás), two different railroads but both operated by the same company VALE. All the EFVM's Dash 9 have the numberboards and headlights over the windshield, and the EFC's ES58ACi as the Dash 9's have them on the nose... Nice Catch!
Posted by Gabe Argenta on May 1, 2011 
I'd love to model an export locomotive shipment like this. Imagine seeing this train on your layout!
Posted by A.J. Smith on May 1, 2011 
Comments on my photo, and subsequent research of the EFVM roster suggest the late-1200 series are actually BB40-9WM (with two sets of four axle-trucks front and rear of the fuel tank). The 200 series show as ES58ACi.
Posted by Tony Kimmel on May 1, 2011 
There were 10 units, Five of both Models..
Posted by on May 1, 2011 
Kimmel is right. Everyone kept putting 9 and confused me!
Posted by Nick ODell on May 1, 2011 
What is amazing to me is that they are still using the old style cab (with the front door on the fireman's side). They put the door on the engineer's side for all US GEVO's at least a year ago. The other interesting thing, the headlights on the 4-digit units are up high and there is no square housing in the nose for a headlight, yet on all the new NS GEVO's, the headlight is up high and there's a big, stupid looking square in the nose where the old headlight used to be. I don't understand?
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