One of these things is not like the other... The Yard 5 lineup for Diesel Day's at IRM. From the left, TTI 260 (GE U28B), BN 5383 (GE U30C), UP 1848 (GE B40-8) and AMTK 945 (EMD/ASEA AEM 7).
IRM's "dash 8" sits on station track 1 for the night during diesel weekend .
UP 1848 rests at IRM before diesel days.
1848 holds at IRM.
UP 1848 holds along with some other equipment at IRM.
UP 1848 stands in station track 1 at IRM.
UP B40-8 1848 sits on display at the IRM.
A work train dumping rock on an obscure UP branch line? Think again. This contemporary railroad scene was brought to you by the Illinois Railway Museum, which has seen fit to preserve a 1988-bui... (more)
The first B40-8 to be preserved in a museum rests with other diesel units from the IRM's collection. This unit is only 3 years older than me and it's in a museum!