Help: Identify this EMD

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Help: Identify this EMD
Posted by RailEagle on Friday, June 22, 2018 7:04 PM

I took this photo in Fort Stockton TX at the Texas Pacifico Yard and I could not identify it. As far as I know they do not own any locomotives. They lease a few from CIT and those are painted blue or in the colours of their former owner. Plus there is a Ferromex locomotive every now and then. Thanks to anybody who has any ideas.

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Posted by RailEagle on Friday, June 22, 2018 7:08 PM

 Since the photo won’t post here are some basic details about the locomotive. 

Cab: Standard

Color: Black (White Lettering)

Air Conditioning: Yes

Number of Axles: Unknown

Tunnel Motor: No

Spotted: Fort Stockton Tx. 

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Posted by samfp1943 on Friday, June 22, 2018 11:31 PM

Not sure if these will fit, but posting to see?  It would seem like not many black and white units would get out in that area; except posibly, as a transit point from, or to, an end user. or maintenance facility? 

Here is a link to a photo of a Motive Power unit, an MP20C-3 of PHL:

@ http://www.trainweb.org/greengoats/features/not_rp5_mp20c-3.jpg

Here is a linked photo of another PHL SD20 (ICRR Heritage)

@ http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=58796&nseq=111

Sam

 

 


 

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Posted by RailEagle on Friday, June 22, 2018 11:43 PM

No unfortunately not. It did not have the tiger stripes. The only lettering it had was the reporting marks and numbers and a white logo and/or graffiti. Thanks anyway.

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Posted by RailEagle on Saturday, June 23, 2018 12:02 AM

I was able to get a link to my photo of the locomotive.

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Posted by RailEagle on Saturday, June 23, 2018 12:03 AM
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Posted by SSW9389 on Saturday, June 23, 2018 4:22 AM

Round up the usual suspects. It appears to be some type of GP40. See https://atsfinroswell.wordpress.com/tag/texas-pacifico/ 

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Posted by DSchmitt on Saturday, June 23, 2018 4:33 AM

There are two locomotives back to back. Can see both cabs and stripes on the rear of one. 

The firt time I clicked the photo link it worked, but now am getting an error message saying "image linked incorrectly" 

I tried to sell my two cents worth, but no one would give me a plug nickel for it.

I don't have a leg to stand on.

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Posted by RailEagle on Saturday, June 23, 2018 8:10 AM

Thank. I did a bit of research based off that article and found it is CIT Leasing (CBFX) GP40 and is Ex-PRLX,WP,CMNW, and WC. I had previously looked through CITXs roster but I did not no that they had multiple reporting marks. Thanks to everyone who contributed.

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