We'll last night at 11:00PM I officially finished GP30 #974. If you have not been following the posts on how I built and painted this in the Inspection Pit, here is a photo. I started with an Atlas GP30 and added BLMA cut levers, MU's, Grab Irons and JnJ Wipers, Shades, Lift Rings, Speed Recorder and Precision Craft Air Hoses. The engineer or 'Vern' as he is called was installed with a little bit of work to the cab. The story: In 1964 in the town of Galesburg IL, a famous picture was taken in which a line up of past and then present CB&Q locomotives were lined up. The GP30 was at the time one of the roads newest "motors". This picture was to celebrate the 100 years of the CB&Q. 42 years later this locomotive is still working the rails as a rebuilt Morrison Knudson GP39M and is now wearing Cascade Green and black, lettered for BNSF as #2824.