Alexander Seal

Maine Central EMD GP38s

EMD developed the GP38 as a simpler and less expensive alternative to the turbocharged GP40, expecting it to appeal to smaller roads that didn't need the extra speed and power of a turbocharged engine. Externally similar to the GP40, the GP38 was rated at 2,000 horsepower from their normally aspirated 645 prime mover. The Bangor & Aroostook purchased a pair of GP38s in March 1966, some of the very first built. The MEC looked on with much interest, acknowledging that their F3s were near the end of their usefulness. That summer, a test using BAR 81 and 82 was arranged and from June 11 to 22, the pair ran just over 2000 miles on the MEC covering Vanceboro to St. Johnsbury and the Calais and Rumford Branches. Judged a sucess, the road's largest diesel order ever was placed for 12 dynamic brake equiped GP38s in August. Arriving in November and December 1966, the units introduced the yellow and green colours to locomotives and drew a mark in time seperating the "post-B&M, post passenger MEC...

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https://shop.atlasrr.com/c-723-n69.aspx

http://archive.atlasrr.com/NLoco/arc-ngp3840.htm

http://www.spookshow.net/loco/atlasgp3840.html

No. Built Serial No. Livery Manufacturer Standard DCC Released
251 Nov 1966 32660          
252 Nov 1966 32661 Harvest Gold / Green "Circle Herald" Atlas 48926 48988 May 2007
253 Nov 1966 32662 Harvest Gold / Green Atlas 48920 48984 April 2005
254 Nov 1966 32663 Harvest Gold / Green "Circle Herald" Atlas 48927 48989 May 2007
255 Nov 1966 32664          
256 Nov 1966 32665          
257 Nov 1966 32666          
258 Nov 1966 32667          
259 Nov 1966 32668          
260 Nov 1966 32669 Harvest Gold / Green Atlas 48921 48985 April 2005
261 Nov 1966 32670 Harvest Gold / Green Atlas 48908 48976 March 2002
262 Nov 1966 32671          
263 Sep 1967 33280 Harvest Gold / Green Atlas 48909 48977 March 2002
-     Harvest Gold / Green Atlas 48910 - March 2002
-     Harvest Gold / Green Atlas 48910 - April 2005
-     Harvest Gold / Green "Circle Herald" Atlas 48928 - May 2007

Conway Scenic

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