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Photos by Bill Christopher
Photos of the little known MPEX demo, and also some of the first photos of #656 when the new paint scheme was first introduced.

Subject: MPEX Demo #2001 Front View
Location: Waukegan, IL
Date: 4/2/2003

Notes: In early 2003, this GP38M-4 from MPEX was loaned to the EJ&E as a demo for 60 days. It was originally Southern Pacific GP35E #6312, rebuilt with new computer control and other upgrades.

Subject: MPEX Demo #2001 Rear View
Location: Waukegan, IL
Date: 4/2/2003

Notes: Since this unit didn't stay long, it slipped past most fans.

Subject: #656 Leads a Train in the New Chevron Paint Scheme
Location: Rondout, IL
Date: 9/2/2001

Notes: This is one of the first photos taken of an EJ&E unit wearing the new chevron paint scheme. #656 was the first unit to receive the scheme.

Subject: #656 Leads a Train Through Leithon
Location: Leithton, IL
Date: 9/2/2001

Notes: Same train as above photo.

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