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Old 10-22-2010, 01:57 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by Holloran Grade View Post
BNSF 7700 is part of the Barstow / LA power pool and I see it often - like last night leading a stack up the hill through Fullerton.

I don't think I submitted this one because it was too obvious.
Nice series... yeah, the 7700s are probably the worst looking locomotives on the BNSF. I've been told that being in the captive pool they are often subjected to very harsh chemical soaps to clean off the graffiti and this has caused the fading, but others have told me other stories on why they look that way (harsh water in Bartsow, cheap paint, etc.).
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