C40-8

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  1. Triplex

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    The C40-8 replaced the C39-8E in GE's catalog. It can only be distinguished from the earlier model by the latches on the doors below the cab on the right side: some doors open up, and some open down.

    http://www.appalachianrailroadmodeling.com/modelphotos/nsc4082lh.jpg The doors (yes, it's a model, but the relevant details are correct)
    http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=13781 C39-8E doors for comparison

    http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=160963 UP
    http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=156283 CSX stealth
    http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=160759 CSX yellow nose
    http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=160747 CSX bright future
    http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=146046 CSX dark future
    http://crcyc.railfan.net/locos/ge/8c40/cr6034cr.jpg Conrail
    http://crcyc.railfan.net/locos/ge/8c40/cr6036qef.jpg Conrail Quality
    http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=142641 Conrail patched to NS
    http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=157558 NS
    http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=154313 CNW
    http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=133887 CNW patched to UP

    The C40-8W was a version of the C40-8 that introduced GE's new widenose cab.

    http://www.sd45.com/up/pages/up9394.htm UP
    http://www.trainpix.com/ATSF/GE/C40-8W/824.HTM ATSF Warbonnet
    http://www.trainpix.com/BNSF/ACTION/808XL.HTM ATSF patched to BNSF
    http://www.trainpix.com/BNSF/GEORIG/C40-8W/892.HTM BNSF Heritage II
    http://www.locophotos.com/PhotoDetails.php?PhotoID=40881 BNSF Heritage III
    http://crcyc.railfan.net/locos/ge/8c40w/cr6076cf.jpg Conrail
    http://crcyc.railfan.net/locos/ge/8c40w/cr6214qef.jpg Conrail Quality
    http://crcyc.railfan.net/locos/ge/8c40w/lms720ef.jpg LMS
    http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=87602 CN (IC) ex-LMS