A rare unit any way you cut it, but this one was even more rare. It was bought new by a shortline. Yes, it has a little boo boo on the pilot.
This was a tight-ship operation with a great variety of EMD units.
Wearing one of the worst rhinoplastys in locomotive history these units were a part on a once quite varied roster.
At probably the most immaculate engine facility I ever saw.
ASAB's series unit #500 leads the lineup for assignment.
roster photo ASB shops Panama City, FL
In the colors of it's new owner, Bay Line GP38-2 2010 basks in the afternoon sun at the shops in Panama City, Florida.
The Bay Line local rumbles north with a cut of tank cars to be dropped off just up the line, then the train will head to the chip mill in Abbeville.