John L Mathis

Railroad Photography

Highlight for January 2018.

BNSF 2040 leaves Corson , SD on February 4, 2016.


CNSF GP38-2 2040 is leaving Corson, SD on February 4, 2016 with the Sioux Falls - Garretson, SD local. It has just picked up cars from the car repair/inspection facility in Corson and is now on its way to Garretson. The lead unit will be 50 years old in 2019. It started out as Penn Central GP38 7721. It retained its same number with Conrail. It was rebuilt as a GP38-2 and became LLPX 2608 and GMTX 2608.


Olympus OMD E-M1 1/2500 sec. ISO 400 f/6.3 50-200mm SWD Zuiko lens @50mm (eff. 100mm). Processed with Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop CS6



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