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Eugene Cain's Collection
 
9/25/2017
 
 
 
 
 
Owner: Seaboard System
Model:EMD SD40-2Built As:SCL 8092 (SD40-2)
Serial Number:796334-6Order No:796334
Frame Number:796334-6Built:5/1980
Notes:ex-SCL 8092
Other locos with this serial:  CSX 8092(SD40-2) SBD 8092(SD40-2) CSX 4040(SD40-3)
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Port Royal Sub Action
Title:  Port Royal Sub Action
Description:  Port Royal-Augusta Local Train arrives at Yemassee, SC and will head west to Augusta after picking up some Cars. It is Summer, 1984 and SBD has posted a notice of their intent to abandon the Branch to Port Royal. I have been documenting as many Trains as possible. At this time, I do not know that the Railroad is being sold. Service would continue with the SC Ports Authority. The Train is about to cross one of three Diamonds here in Yemassee. They would be removed in less than a year as they would no longer be needed. The Local will still operate from Augusta, but will begin running north to Charleston. The heavy SD40-2 was somewhat unusual on the Branch, as the Rail was light. But I saw an SD45 on the line one time as well.
Photo Date:  8/14/1984  Upload Date: 4/11/2011 5:39:43 PM
Location:  Yemassee, SC
Author:  Eugene Cain
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SBD 8092(SD40-2)
Views:  382   Comments: 3
Monster Power Move, Train 690
Title:  Monster Power Move, Train 690
Description:  Train 690 is diverging onto the Columbia Sub at Central Junction with a Monster Power move enroute to Augusta and Spartanburg. No CSX Paint yet, but soon.
Photo Date:  12/15/1985  Upload Date: 4/6/2011 3:56:35 PM
Location:  Savannah, GA
Author:  Eugene Cain
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SBD 8059(SD40-2) SBD 8092(SD40-2)
Views:  1933   Comments: 19


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