The SDL39s were about 10 feet shorther than an SD38/SD40. The frame was possibly used previously in EMD export locomotives. The units did use a lightweight version of the Flexicoil truck.
GOLDEN-ARM wrote:If those were those old Milwaukee junkers we had on the Soo Line, I believe they were sitting on SD-38/40 frames. Really lightweight engines, not unlike the branchline SD-18's we had there, as well. Regards
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