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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1440 on: December 18, 2011, 01:05:48 AM »
I always thought these looked a little odd


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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1441 on: December 18, 2011, 04:47:26 AM »
It's the BQ23-7's big brother! :puke:

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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1442 on: December 18, 2011, 10:36:01 AM »
It looks like a C40-9
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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1443 on: December 20, 2011, 12:20:00 AM »
It looks like a C40-9

It's an Aussie C39-8M (or something like that), basically a rebuilt M636 with the "Pilbara" style cab. Personally I always though they looked a hell of a lot better that the BQ23-7's.
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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1444 on: December 20, 2011, 12:24:38 AM »
yea i was gonna say it looks like a dash 8, at least from the frame up... the cab... i dunno man.


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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1445 on: December 20, 2011, 02:48:33 AM »
Found some info on it, It's a heavily edited edition of the C40-8,but now called a CM40-8 for Robe river iron railways in austrailia.

the trucks look weird too, here's a closeup

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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1446 on: December 20, 2011, 11:17:27 AM »
well the bottom is obviously ALCO.


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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1447 on: December 27, 2011, 06:53:01 PM »
I know it's a Photoshop, but still...


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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1448 on: December 27, 2011, 09:16:23 PM »
Damn good thing that that isn't real, because you'd be better off operating it blindfolded with that visibility.
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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1449 on: December 28, 2011, 03:32:31 PM »
No less visibility than a GP7 or GP9.
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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1450 on: December 28, 2011, 04:03:24 PM »
Actually less visibility because the front windows are half the size as the GP 7 or 9.  Its different looking though.

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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1451 on: December 30, 2011, 04:16:06 PM »
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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1452 on: December 31, 2011, 12:01:03 AM »
That was Photoshopped.  Were the door seam runs through most of the letters in the upper word unless I see something to prove otherwise.

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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1453 on: December 31, 2011, 02:02:03 AM »
nah Bill I'm afraid not.

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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1454 on: December 31, 2011, 03:00:39 AM »
-Wow i thought it was fake too!

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