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West Tennessee GEs in GBW colors.

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West Tennessee GEs in GBW colors.
Posted by LensCapOn on Thursday, June 29, 2017 4:31 PM

So I buy the July issue a little late and take a look at the geezerly GE's in Tennessee. A bunch of them are clearly in GB&W colors. Anyone know the history and why thery are in that scheme? It looks good but clearly is not the simplest paint.

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Posted by LensCapOn on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 9:02 AM

Cricket, Cricket,

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Posted by LensCapOn on Monday, July 17, 2017 2:02 PM

Cricketer, Cricketer,

 

 

I remember when there was a deep well of knowledge in the comments to cover the many things I didn't know.

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Posted by BLS53 on Monday, July 17, 2017 3:04 PM

Lack of an answer probably has to do with the relatively sparse population area in which WTNN operates. I live reasonably close, and travel that area on occasion, but I've never seen one of their trains when I happen upon their tracks. Their northern terminus is Fulton KY, a small town that has considerable CN action, but I've never seen any WTNN movements. I suppose they have a place in Fulton where they service their power, but I've never found it. 

Most of these old IC spin-offs in the area, turned into short lines, don't have very frequent service. So railfanning them is difficult.

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