Posted by Greg Poston on April 21, 2010 
How very sad! I love seeing these massive beasts roaming the rails.
Posted by Joe Musolf on April 21, 2010 
So that's where they are. I hope they get a majority of them back in service.
Posted by Brian Hiscock on April 21, 2010 
The four units on the far left (SD90-MAC-H) should be the ones that are up for auction on CP's website and have been for quite awhile now.
Posted by Aaron Keller on April 22, 2010 
I've heard from sources at other railroads that the SD90MACs were not preferred for various reasons. Does anyone know why? The UP also seemed to be storing or purging many SD90MACs from its roster.
Posted by Marty Bernard on April 22, 2010 
Also it's a great picture, even if you are not a train buff. Very interesting composition with the lower left diagonals and how the sun has melted the snow on each unit. PCA from me.
Posted by ONR 2001 on April 22, 2010 
It is great to hear that some have made it back in to service. While other roads are just cutting them up.
Posted by Rahkshi Poopi on April 22, 2010 
I don't see any more updates about the CP SD90MAC (or SD9043MAC) dated with the year "2010" on this site, and RRPictureArchives yet. =P
Posted by K100DS on April 22, 2010 
This reminds me of one of AT&T's "more bars in more places" advertisements.
Posted by Jeff Terry on April 28, 2010 
One of the worst locomotives I've ever had the pleasure of running. Bumpy, nasty ride. I hope they stay in storage.
Posted by Scott Jackson on May 8, 2010 
Is there a reason other than crew comfort that 10's of millions of dollars worth of relatively new equipment is sidelined?? Is there a technical or economic shortcoming to the SD90 series?
Posted by Patrick Smith (Railwolf) on May 9, 2010 
The units on the far left are not SD90's, but SD70ACe's or SD70M-2's. The squared-off nose is the telltale.
Posted by Paul Sincerny on May 11, 2010 
To clarify the comment made by Patrick Smith, the units on the far left are SD90MAC-H-II models numbered 9300 - 9303. CP only purchased 4 of them. These units were plagued with problems from the start mainly with software and electrical problems. Check out RailPics photo ID #76281 by John Rice.
Posted by on June 23, 2010 
I heard a rumour that these units we're taken out of service because of exploding turbos. Crews we're warned not to leave the cab when the units we're under heavy load because they could be hit by flying metal if the turbo exploded while they we're walking by it.
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