Big Macs coming to MMA?

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Re: Big Macs coming to MMA?

Postby CN9634 » Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:48 pm

Did you happen to see CIT loco 3091? Last I saw it the fuel tank was removed...
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Re: Big Macs coming to MMA?

Postby mulfreak » Tue Dec 31, 2013 6:36 pm

There were 4 that passed thru lowell yesterday at 2 PM. Towed by 4 various Pan -PM , MEC and HLCX along with 25? mixed cars in tow headed west. The 8555 UP had no engine cowlings. The J that is hand painted under the windows on some of them? I've seen tighter graphitti. I did Not notice the missing gas tank. They are headed somewhere. Good train spotting there mates.
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Re: Big Macs coming to MMA?

Postby GP40MC1118 » Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:45 am

You saw the ex-UP SD90MAC's with JLCX reporting marks. Headed to Chicago for
scrap. They are currently in E. Deerfield.

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Re: Big Macs coming to MMA?

Postby thebigham » Wed Jan 01, 2014 11:00 am

UTUconductor1 wrote:Stored out of service at Derby
Rail World SD40-2 locos 5364 and 5374 (not running), F40PH locos 293 and 302 (stored serviceable)
MMA GP7 or GP9 21, 22, 79 and 100 (all stored bad order)
MMA C30-7 locos 3609, 3613, 5017 and 5021 (all stored bad order)
MMA C39-8 8207 (stored bad order)
MMA B39-8 locos 8544, 8561, 856 and 8592 (all stored bad order)

Leased CIT SD40-3 locos 3053, 3057, 3082, 3071, 3101 and 3166 (all (?) stored serviceable)


Thanks! That's 13 stored bad order.
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Re: Big Macs coming to MMA?

Postby rootsblown » Thu Jan 02, 2014 7:15 pm

How does someone that did work for the MMA ,but not now, find out all this information about all these bad order locomotives with these precise defects . Was possibly a manager of some sort, my guess.
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Re: Big Macs coming to MMA?

Postby MEC407 » Fri Jan 03, 2014 10:44 am

Or maybe he just keeps in contact with people who still work there. I know plenty of former/retired railroaders who keep in touch with their buddies who are still working, and they get all the inside dirt. We're fortunate to have a few of them as members. :wink:
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Re: Big Macs coming to MMA?

Postby MEC407 » Tue Jul 15, 2014 12:58 pm

The SD90MACs are being parted out and scrapped in Chicago. Photo by Steven McKay:

http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=489647
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