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GE Dash 8-39B
SP 8033 19921006 IL Eola.jpg
SP 8033, a Dash 8-39B, leads an EMD SD40T-2 and another GE locomotive westbound through Aurora, Illinois.
Type and origin
Power type Diesel-electric
Builder GE Transportation Systems
Model Dash 8-39B
Specifications
AAR wheel arr. B-B
Gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Career
Locale North America

A GE Dash 8-39B (sometimes referred to as a B39-8) is a 4-axle diesel-electric locomotive built by GE Transportation Systems. It is part of the GE Dash 8 Series of freight locomotives.


Railroad Quantity Road numbers Notes
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway 3 7400-7402
General Electric (demonstrator) 1 808 model B39-8E, rebuilt from the unique B36-8
General Electric Leasing (LMX) 102 8500-8599, 8503 (2nd), 8540 (2nd) model B39-8E, long term lease units for Burlington Northern Railroad. Original 8503 and 8540 returned to GE to become GECX 8000-8001
Southern Pacific Railroad 40 8000-8039

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • McDonnell, Greg (2008). Locomotives: The Modern Diesel and Electric Reference. Erin, Ontario: Boston Mills Press. ISBN 978-1550464931. 
  • Solomon, Brian (2003). GE Locomotives: 110 Years of General Electric Motive Power. St. Paul, MN, USA: MBI Publishing. ISBN 9780760313619. 
  • Solomon, Brian (2010). Modern Locomotives: High Horsepower Diesels 1966–2000. New York: Crestline. ISBN 978-0785826811. 

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