Friday, February 28, 2014

Burlington Northern #5383

Burlington Northern U30C #5383 at the Illinois Railway Museum on May 23, 2004

Burlington Northern #5383 is a 3000 horsepower U30C built by General Electric in Erie, Pennsylvania in November 1974, one of an order of 50. General Electric built a total of 596 U30C locomotives between 1966 and 1976, when the model was replaced by the new C30-7. Burlington Northern was the largest owner of U30Cs, eventually owning 181 of the locomotives. #5383 was placed in storage in April 1994, and was donated to the Illinois Railway Museum on September 24, 1994.

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