“Off the Showroom Floor. Almost.” By October 21, 1984, this pair of Chessie System units looks to have seen some very limited revenue service, but, having just been built in August, they certainly haven’t been on the property for long, when photographed at Brunswick yard. CS/B&O SD50 8593, built 08/84, S# 837081-18 CS/B&O SD50 8590, built 08/84, S# 837081-15
(photographed with permission, Kodachrome)
The EMD SD (special duty) series are a strong and reliable kind of locomotive which still serve America's rails today. They have proved themselves by clocking in several million miles of freight service.