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Old 10-26-2010, 01:58 AM   #66
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Not widely known, but in addition to leasing companies and bank trusts, individual batches of locomotives could be financed by any private party that the railroad was willing to work with. In the 1970's, Diana Ross and The Supremes, looking for a good investment for their recording income, financed a small batch of GP38's for Grand Trunk Western.

Also, for the record, the CNW duo is leased, not owned by UP, and the lease is up for expiration next year.

John,

I found the reporting marks for the Temptations, Four Tops, and Gladys Knight and the Pips, but I'm having trouble with Diana Ross and the Supremes. Any help?
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