SD40-2's # 1625-1652 questions
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> From: NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org>
> Subject: SD40-2's # 1625-1652 questions
> To: "NWHS" <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org>
> Date: Monday, February 16, 2009, 6:05 PM
> Hi Listers,
> Will somebody straighten me out on what paint scheme
> the SD40-2's #'s 1625-1652 were delivered in?
> According to the Withers and Bowers 2nd Gen. Diesel book the
> GP38AC's (1975) were the first in scheme "F6"
> but I thought that "F6" was adopted in 1971 and
> the SD40-2's are from 9-73. I also gather that the
> 1625-1652 are the only SD40-2 high hood units...correct?
> Thanks in advance,
> John Hecker_______
All of 1625-1652 were delivered in Black with the large "NW" on the long hood.
1625-1635 were the last high nose locos received by N&W. Units 1636-1652 were low nose.
The GP38ACs came in 1971, not 1975.
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