News Wire: Illinois Railway Museum restores Santa Fe No. 92

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Posted by Brian Schmidt on Wednesday, June 06, 2018 9:46 AM

UNION, Ill. — One of Santa Fe's last locomotives to haul the Super Chief is now running again at the Illinois Railway Museum. In a Tuesday news release, museum officials say they've restored and successfully tested Santa Fe FP45 No. 92. Offic...

http://trn.trains.com/news/news-wire/2018/06/05-illinois-railway-museum-restores-santa-fe-no-92

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Posted by CMStPnP on Thursday, June 07, 2018 12:07 PM

Happy they preserved a FP-45 it was designed as a transitional locomotive, in my view.

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Posted by JimBaker on Monday, June 18, 2018 9:32 PM

Orange Empire Railway Museum, California is also working in gettingt their '45 ready to run.

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Posted by CSSHEGEWISCH on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 7:11 AM

CMStPnP

Happy they preserved a FP-45 it was designed as a transitional locomotive, in my view.

 
The FP45 was hardly a transitional design, it was an SDP45 placed in a full-width carbody to satisfy Santa Fe's proclivities about appearance and accomplish unit reduction on passenger trains.
The daily commute is part of everyday life but I get two rides a day out of it. Paul

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