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Locomotive #4004 was part of auto-train's first batch of locomotives -- a U36B built by GE in November 1971 (builder's number 38035) to specifications of the SCL.

Wrecked and scrapped March 1973.

Image: Stan Jackowski

Auto-Train Corporation GE U36B 4004


It came with Blomberg trucks, but was Outfitted with GE FB-2 hi-adhesion trucks (for testing) in July 1972, as seen here.

Image: Stan Jackowski

Auto-Train Corporation GE U-36B 4004  

Photographed November 12, 1972 at Lorton, once again with Blomberg trucks

Image: Richard Wright


Locomotive 4004, photographed March 1, 1973 -- twelve days before being lost.

Image: Don Jaworski

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