D-LACBAR3-06M         
The D-LACBAR3-06M creeps along at about 5 or 10 MPH on the North Vail Lead. The train is made up of four ES44DCs (two on the front and two on the back) and 26 DIT (dead in transit) Dash 8-40CWs. Having already come to the realization that I am aging with the retirment of Class One Dash 7s, now seeing a railroad completely rid itself of Dash 8s is all the worse. The units are going to be stored in Barstow for now, but are unlikely to ever turn another wheel for the BNSF.
Date: 7/6/2010 Location: Commerce, CA   Map Show Commerce on a rail map Views: 2455 Collection Of:   Charles Freericks
Locomotives: BNSF 7742(ES44DC)    Author:  Charles Freericks
D-LACBAR3-06M
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Ted Marshall General Nice catch, Charles. Those Dash-8s will most certainly find new life with another railroad. 7/12/2010 12:21:17 PM

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