BNSF 4597 DPU         
I still find it curious that coal up here runs without DPUs but the grain trains sometimes do...
Date: 4/4/2005 Location: Larimore, ND   Map Show Larimore on a rail map Views: 231 Collection Of:   Chris Paulhamus
Locomotives: BNSF 4597(C44-9W)    Author:  Chris Paulhamus
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steven langsford General WHAT DOES DPU STAND FOR? 4/7/2005 10:44:38 PM
Chris Paulhamus General DPU= Distributed Power Unit. In other words, it's an unmanned engine providing power that's not up front like usual. In this case, this DPU (engine) is on the tail end of the train, which is moving from right to left. 4/7/2005 11:50:46 PM

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