Norfolk Southern Juniata Locomotive
Shop - Photo Tour
Photos taken at Employee
Appreciation Day event 09/05/2016
Page 17 - NS RP-M4C Slugs - NS 625 undergoing assembly
NS 625 was being assembled in the Smith
This slug is in the early stages
of assembly. The large steel box that has been attached to the top
the frame will be filled with concrete for additional weight, since the
slug does not have an engine or
generator. The fuel tank under the frame has been sealed and is
also ballasted for additional weight.
The total weight of a finished RP-M4C Slug is 268,000 pounds.
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