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IAIS GP8 #479

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UNIT DETAIL
Model:GP8
Built:Apr 1953 (EMD)
Rebuilt:Dec 1969
Horsepower:1600
Frame #:6496-12
Builders #:17738
IAIS Acqd:Jan 1985
IAIS Paint:Jul 1987

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IAIS 469 HISTORY
Rept MarksFromToNotes
DBGX 479???PresentSwitcher in Dimmitt, TX
IAIS 4791987Sep 1994Returned to Helm as part of 1994 power refinance
IAIS 7979Jan 19851987 
ICG 7979Dec 1969Jan 1985Rebuilt to GP8 at Paducah and renumbered 7979
IC 8979Apr 1953Dec 1969Built as GP7

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Notes:

  • The unit is currently working for DeBruce Grain as their elevator switcher in Dimmitt, TX. It's still in worn and faded IAIS paint but lacking lettering on the long hood and with a "DBG" on the cab side.

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