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Posted by IA and eastern on Saturday, March 5, 2022 12:47 PM

Does anyone have a picture of the GM sd40 with the small fuel tank? Gary

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Posted by JayBee on Saturday, March 5, 2022 4:24 PM

Plain SD40 or SD40-2, like those used by MILW?

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Posted by IA and eastern on Saturday, March 5, 2022 6:04 PM

GM is a SD40. Gary

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Posted by Backshop on Saturday, March 5, 2022 7:06 PM

IA and eastern

GM is a SD40. Gary

 

Huh? He asked if you wanted an SD40 or an SD40-2.

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Posted by 1019x on Saturday, March 5, 2022 7:35 PM

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IA and eastern

GM is a SD40. Gary

 

 I believe he is talking about Gainesville & Midland #10. An SD40 bought by the SAL for their GM subsidary.

 

Huh? He asked if you wanted an SD40 or an SD40-2.

 

 

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Posted by IA and eastern on Saturday, March 5, 2022 9:12 PM

Gainesville Midland had a SD40 with a small fuel tank that i wanted a picture of. Gary

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Posted by Backshop on Sunday, March 6, 2022 7:13 AM

There are plenty of pictures on the internet of it.  The fuel tank doesn't look that small to me.  Same with the A&SAB unit.

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Posted by IA and eastern on Sunday, March 6, 2022 12:55 PM

This locomotive started with a small fuel tank maybe a 1500 gallon tank. Gary

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Posted by Backshop on Monday, March 7, 2022 8:59 AM

The one photo I saw was from 1969 and had the larger fuel tank.  The locomotive was manufactured in 1966.  That would've been awfully fast.

The only second generation SDs that I can think of that came with extra small fuel tanks are the MILW SDL39s and the two Columbus & Greenville SD28s.

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Posted by BaltACD on Monday, March 7, 2022 11:19 PM

IA and eastern
Gainesville Midland had a SD40 with a small fuel tank that i wanted a picture of. Gary

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Posted by Backshop on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 7:34 AM

There are plenty of photos out there with that size fuel tank.  A 1500 gal tank would be about the size for an SW1500...very small.

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Posted by IA and eastern on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 5:29 PM

I think i got Gainesville Midland sd40 and C&G sd28 backwards. The Gainesville Midland had smaller fuel tank but not as small as i thought. Thank you. Gary

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