St. Lawrence & Hudson 5449
GM EMD SD40 diesel-electric locomotive
St. Lawrence & Hudson 5449 GM EMD SD40 diesel-electric locomotive running lite in the Schiller Park yard.
Canadian Pacific 5840 GM EMD SD40-2 diesel-electric locomotive and St. Lawrence & Hudson 5449 GM EMD SD40 diesel-electric locomotive running lite in the Schiller Park yard.
STLH 5449 is a 3,000 horsepower model SD40, built in 1971 by General Motors Electro Motive Division. [courtesy of The Official Locomotive Rosters & News, James W. Kerr, 2000 edition, ISBN 0-919295-32-0, August 1999]
STLH 5449: Builder: EMD, Model: SD40-2, B/N: 786264-5, B/D: 1980, Notes: NRE / DRGW-5402; sold. Units 5447-5449 were initially leased from NRE in May 1993, and were purchased in June 1994. All are rebuilds of units wrecked on their former roads. These three units arrived in various shades of primer/paint which they wear to this day. They were relettered STLH in Feb,Feb,Jan 1998 respectively. 5449 was originally built as an SD40T-2. [source Canadian Pacific Railway Diesel Locomotive Roster, compiled by William D. Miller, January 2000]
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