National Railway Equipment Co.

VMV SDP45

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National Railway Equipment Co.

According to their Web site:

National Railway Equipment Co. (NREC), headquartered in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, is a privately owned, vertically integrated provider of new and remanufactured locomotives, locomotive products and wheel services. Founded by Lawrence Beal in 1984, National Railway Equipment Co. has grown to become the world's largest supplier of remanufactured locomotives, new and rebuilt mechanical and electrical systems and components. The company also provides locomotive field service and technical support. NREC delivers locomotives and services to customers throughout North America and worldwide.

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VMV Paducahbilt

According to their Web site:

VMV Paducahbilt, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NREC, has a rich, 70-year heritage of performance and quality locomotive work. Ideally located in Paducah, Kentucky, VMV has over 450,000 square feet of covered manufacturing space on 114 acres.

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VMV 6694 EMD SDP45
VMV SDP45 (ex-CR) 6694 on an SP train at Manteca, CA on Feb. 20, 1989.
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