| BNSF 2809 was built by EMD in August 1962 as a GP30 numbered UP 829
(serial number 27538). It was re-engined in April 1989 with a 2300 hp
prime mover by Morrison-Knudsen and re-classed as GP39M (M for MK to
differentiate from the EMD conversions know as GP39E).
BNSF 2809 (GP39M) was the trailing unit of three in freight 399 passing mile 18.1 on the Dundas on Monday September 25th, 2006.