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N #44797 U-25-B PH 2b Diesel Loco, f/p GN Blue.
N #44798 U-25-B PH 2b Diesel Loco, f/p GN Blue.
Note: Both units have different Rd. Nos. and are DCC equipped.

N #44707 U-25-B PH 2b Diesel Loco, f/p GN Blue.
N #44708 U-25-B PH 2b Diesel Loco, f/p GN Blue.
Note: Standard model. GN units 2527 and 2528 were painted in the blue scheme.

0 #6656 INTERNATIONAL Std. Cupola Caboose, f/p Red (3-rail version).
0 #7556 INTERNATIONAL Std. Cupola Caboose, f/p Red (2-rail version).
Note: Road No. 72.

RED CABOOSE

The UP gondolas that R/C is painting in the GN scheme was erroneously reported, in the June issue, as being closest to the GN 75000-75499 series, bit. 1945. These gons are actually closest to the 75500-75999 series, blt. 1937. Thanks to Bill Williams for calling attention to the error.

STEWART

N BALDWIN VO-1000 Diesel Loco, f/p GN E/B.
Note: Due for release in fall 2003.

W&R ENTERPRISES

HO GN 0-6 2-8-2 Mikado Steam Loco, f/p Glacier w/2 versions.
Note: Delayed from May to Nov. 03.

BOOK

GREAT NORTHERN PICTORIAL, Volume Seven, by John R Strauss, Jr., from FOUR WAYS WEST PUBLICATIONS, 14618 Valley View Ave, La Mirada, CA. 90638. VISA or MC. - Fax: (714) 521-5664 Phone: (714) 521-4259. e-mail: jshine4449@aol.com.

M/P PHOTO SECTION

F45 #440 was a significant locomotive in GN history. It was the last locomotive delivered to GN prior to the BN merger. This photo was taken at Hillyard, WA in September 1969. This was 440's initial run from the Twin Cities to Seattle. The loco had stopped for a crew change at Hillyard. Your author was given an opportunity to go into the loco and "look around". This is a far cry from the way railfans are treated today.