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W&LE EMD GP40-3 #304 Photos

This page was last updated on December 19, 2018.



On November 19, 2018, WE 304 was severely damaged in a head-on collision between
a remote control consist and a standing train just east of the yard at Akron, OH.




Prior to being wrecked at Akron:



On January 30, 2015, WE 304 received heavy damage to the low short hood and front
pilot after it was involved in a collision and derailment between Pittsburgh Jct.
and Jewett, Ohio.  The wreck damage was repaired at Brewster and the 304 received
a replacement front to the short hood, new pilot, coupler/draft gear, steps, plow, etc.

This photo shows the 304, after it was released from the shop following repairs in April:



Photos prior to the collision/derailment - note the D&RGW notched nose:









Prior to being rebuilt (as WE GP40 3080):




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