"Blue Bonnets" sunning in the yard         
I woke up early to shoot some Stockton Sub action on this morning, but unfortunately I was greeted by empty tracks. I did luck out to find this great pair of elderly GEEPS out in the open in Riverbank Yard (and being photographed by some other fans). GP39-2 #2845 was delivered to the Santa Fe as their #3649 in March of 1975. It became SPSF #3148 in July of 1985, only to be renumbered back to ATSF #3649 before December of 1987. It was rebuilt into a GP39-2u and renumbered #3445 at that time. It became BNSF #2845 in September of 1999. GP30u #2466 began life as ATSF #2768 in April of 1963. It also wore #1268 and #3268 before becoming SPSF #2768 in 1982. It was rebuilt in December of 1980, and it became BNSF #2466 in May of 1999.
Date: 8/29/2004 Location: Riverbank, CA   Map Show Riverbank on a rail map Views: 730 Collection Of:   Charles Freericks
Locomotives: BNSF 2845(GP39-2) BNSF 2466(GP30u)    Author:  Charles Freericks
"Blue Bonnets" sunning in the yard
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  Freericks 2000 - 2005
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Allen Moser General Great shot of ole Blues!!!!!!!!! 10/15/2008 2:41:51 AM

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