Electro-Motive Division’s BL2 was one of the strangest looking diesels of the mid-20th century.
On my visit to Bangor & Aroostook’s Northern Maine Junction yard (near Bangor, Maine) in July 1983, I made a variety of photos of stored diesels.
At the time, most of Bangor & Aroostook’s BL2 and F3 fleet was out of service. I was fascinated by these antiques.
Working with my Leica 3A, I made this study of the rear-end of BL2 number 55 surrounded by other stored diesels.
Although bizarre in appearance, EMD’s BL2 was mechanically and electrically very similar to the model F3,
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