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.
scrapped March 1973.
came with Blomberg trucks, but was Outfitted with GE FB-2
hi-adhesion trucks (for testing) in July 1972, as seen here.
November 12, 1972 at Lorton, once again with Blomberg trucks
photographed March 1, 1973 -- twelve days before being lost.
Image: Don Jaworski