BNSF 1555         
Still wondering about the designation SD38P... "P" for passenger?
Date: 2/1/2013 Location: Birmingham, AL   Map Show Birmingham on a rail map Views: 325 Collection Of:   Robert Duncan Sr.
Locomotives: BNSF 1555(SD38P)    Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
BNSF 1555
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  Thefireman Out & About: Winter - Spring 2013
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Name Type Comments Date
Radisson McGuire General Ive seen that out at East Thomas a few time was it hooked up to that werd Slug? 2/3/2013 10:31:45 PM
Butch Getz General Found this info: technically BNSF owns 4 SD38-2's (ex Frisco) and 7 SD38P's (former SD35's rebuilt to SD38-2 standards by VMV). The SD38P classification is a BNSF designation for the units that are equiped as slug mothers, and this designation carries over from the BN days. And nice photo. 2/4/2013 9:03:59 AM
Gerald Altizer General The "P" designates a Paducah (VMV) rebuild. There are only two left; 1555 and 1558, which is in Albia. 2/4/2013 1:19:24 PM

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