Two things these engines have in common: CN
I found this unlabeled photo from June of 2011 taken at Ayer MA on the MBTA Fitchburg line while combing through the archives and wondered what the story was with GMTX 9079. Turns out it's an SD60, originally built for Oakway in 1986 for lease by the hour purposes. IIRC It was generally used on BNSF but around 2008, 9079 became property of GMTX. In this photo, 9079 leads two nondescript NS D9s on a 28N auto train. But by 2012, GMTX 9079 became CN 5433 and given a coat of CN black/white/red paint. And the connection to MBTA 1112 is that it originally was built for CN as a GP40-2LW in the mid '70s before being remanned as a GP40MC 1997-98 timeframe for MBTA northside service.
Photographed by John Barlow, June 26, 2011.
Added to the photo archive by John Barlow, February 25, 2020.
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