GP40-2 No. 3109
As of February 2002
Rio Grande's GP40-2s came in several groups, as shown in this table.
|Number Range||Date Purchased||Comments|
|3094 - 3105||Apr 1972||All GP40-2s delivered in the billboard "Rio Grande" scheme.|
|3106 - 3115||Dec 1972|
|3116 - 3127||Sept 1974|
|3128||Nov 1974||Replaced wrecked GP40 No. 3063.|
|3129 - 3130||1983||Also wreck replacements. Have many updated features similar to EMD's GP50 model.|
Specific information for individual units may be found on the Rio Grande Modeling & Historical Society's GP40-2 page.
(Sorry about the motion blur! It was rather dim that day)
(1) Mars Light on low nose
(2) Nathan M3 air horn
(3) Union Pacific - style ditch lights
(4) Dash-2 style extended-range dynamic brake blister
(5) Ditch lights on rear of unit (shown here on No. 3097)
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