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141027 5892728 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, a worker steps off the frame of an EMD SD40R with only the EMD 645 engine and alternator intact following thermal lancing to cut the frame up as GE AC6000 unit 6073 looks on.
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141027 5895596 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 unit 6071 serial 51063 is reduced to frame level with only the nose which contains the collision posts and the 6600 hp EVO motor and alternator awaiting the thermal lance.
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141027 5896560 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, a pile of bits from GE AC6000 unit 6071.
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141027 5912548 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of Hitachi ZAXIS 350 LCH excavator fitted with the huge hydraulically operated shears that are making a meal of former EMD SD40 and GE AC6000 locomotives. Besides it lays the remains of an EMD SD40R unit which has been reduced to a few frame part with the EMD 645 engine laying over, sister units 3095 wait for a similar fate.
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141027 5913636 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of Hitachi ZAXIS 350 LCH excavator fitted with the huge hydraulically operated shears that are making a meal of former EMD SD40 and GE AC6000 locomotives. Besides it lays the remains of an EMD SD40R unit which has been reduced to a few frame part with the EMD 645 engine laying over.
     
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