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mtrails
07-30-2005, 12:27 AM
Does anybody have information regarding this rare EMDX paint scheme? This is the only pic I have found in the database. I am curious of the time period used, and it's significance. Thanks!

(I had to crop and reduce the pic to save file attatchment space)

BNSF_SD40-2B
07-30-2005, 02:21 AM
BN bought 3 SD60s in November of 1985 and numbered them 8300-8302.They were all sold to EMD and kept the same number,they were later sold to CSX and renumbered 8787-8789.

Guilford350
07-30-2005, 03:21 PM
BN bought 3 SD60s in November of 1985 and numbered them 8300-8302.They were all sold to EMD and kept the same number,they were later sold to CSX and renumbered 8787-8789.

I've always wondered what happened to those BN SD60's.

http://archive.trainpix.com/BN/EMDORIG/SD60/8300.HTM

mtrails
07-30-2005, 09:15 PM
Thanks for the info.

The EMD scheme looked better than the orange on the BN!

lucky77
08-08-2005, 08:39 PM
This isn't all that rare a paint scheme... EMD used it on their SD70M demonstrators and SD70M lease units (though some of the leasers just got dip maroon). Other than the SD60s, I don't know of any other EMDX units painted in this scheme, and EMD Leasing became part of LLPX along with GATX Leasing around that time. (Just from what I remember... can't guarantee accuracy! :p )

Donna
08-08-2005, 10:04 PM
Former EMDX 6381/Soo Line 6381/Milwaukee Road 171. Leased by the W&LE in May 2001, then purchased in April 2002. Unit is painted in EMD Leasing red, silver and gray scheme with Electro-Motive lettering on the long hood sides. Unit is equipped with dynamic braking.

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Owned by Wheeling & Lake Erie. Taken May 8, 2004 in Fostoria, OH