4005
No. 4005 the "Spirit of Girdwood" was assembled at EMD's Juniata Plant in Altoona, Pennsylvania.  It  arrived in Anchorage on February 25, 2000.
March 8, 2000 marked the second revenue run for the ARR SD70MACs. 4005 lead the consist with sisters 4002 and 4006 in tow.  They departed Anchorage at 10:25 p.m. with a load of 66 coal hoppers.  This time the train passed the Divide test with flying colors, achieving a speed of nearly 7 mph up the hill.  Arrival time in Seward was approximately 7:15 a.m.  The total length (including consist) was 3892 feet while the total weight (including consist) was 8579(9125) tons.
For more information, see my ARR SD70MAC page.

 

 
 

Photo courtesy of Richard Wise
Photo taken at Anchorage ARRC shops on March 22, 2000, 9:00 p.m.