The local Mendota power lays over for their next assignment.
Hey, this engine looks familiar! http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=144310 Bluebonnet GP30 2440 and Cascade green BN GP28M 1518 sit outside of Eola with a cut of cars.
My waiting pays off as the sun pops for the first time in a week!
Talk about an oddball lash-up, BNSF 2440, EMD 767, OHRC 8801, NS 9339, NS 9533, & BNSF 555.
Today's MBRCGAL: BNSF 2440, EMD 767, OHCR 8801, NS 9339, NS 9533, & BNSF 555 shot from the roof of the La Vergne Metra depot.
So much for the "Bigger Newer" part of the reporting marks on BNSF 2440, ex SF GP-30. Engine is parked with EMD and BN painted mates at the depot in Rochelle, Ill. This is the local power which ... (more)
Headed back to Richmond