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On Monday, May 26, 1941, 76 years ago...
First EMC's FT demonstrator set arrives on property The first mainline freight diesel, EMC's FT, arrives on Southern property. Southern would eventually purchase the 4 unit set, renumbering 103A as 6100. This unit was restored to its original demonstrator paint scheme and is currently displayed at Museum of Transportation in St. Louis.
   

 

 

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