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UP 3220
Title:  UP 3220
Description:  CAJON CA Sept 7 1983 -- Union Pacific SD40-2 3720 leads a TOFC-COFC train. EMD built the 3720 (b/n 796297-62) in February 1980. It was retired in December 1980. (Roster information from http://utahrails.net/up-diesel-roster/up-diesel-roster-46.php)
Photo Date:  9/6/1983  Upload Date: 5/20/2013 8:28:31 PM
Location:  Cajon, CA
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 3720(SD40-2)
Views:  725   Comments: 2
MKT 3109
Title:  MKT 3109
Description:  OKARCHE OK Jan 17 1983 -- Katy 3109 and GP40 171 are switching cars at a bulk loading facility. This was the Rock Islands north-south line which Katy took over and operated a the Missouri Kansas Texas. EMD built the 3109 (s/n 34286) For Penn Central as PC 3109 in August 1968 and later became Conrail 3109. Katy acquired it after the Conrail lease expired and renumbered it MKT 235. This photo shows the unit patched for MKT but not yet renumbered. When Union Pacific took over it became UP 670 on May 19 1990 and was to be renumbered UP 9953 to free up the number for a GP38-2. UP retired the 670 on April 18 2000. It was photographed by Brandon Warnick in Paducah KY on Oct 1 2011 and was reported by Mark Gillings as en route to Progress Rail in Tacoma WA on March 24 2012. (Roster information from http://www.edisaurus.com/rr/mkt_roster.htm, http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/34200.htm, http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-13.php#gp40-667 and http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=2751588)
Photo Date:  1/17/1983  Upload Date: 9/19/2012 10:06:25 PM
Location:  Okarche, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MKT 3109(GP40)
Views:  1822   Comments: 6
CRIP 4318
Title:  CRIP 4318
Description:  OKLAHOMA CITY OK July 1977 -- In this undated photo Rock Island GP38-2 4318 (David L. Boren) is passing the Oklahoma State Fair grounds on its way to El Reno. EMD built the unit in October 1976. When the Rock Island shut down in 1980 it went to Missouri Pacific as MP 2256 and then to Union Pacific as UP 2256 and later renumbered to UP 756. It was retired on Nov 27 2006, acquired by GATX Rail Locomotive Group where it became GMTX 2128. (Date of photo approximate, roster information from rits.org, utahrails.net, dieselshop.us.
Photo Date:  7/1/1977  Upload Date: 2/25/2012 5:19:05 PM
Location:  Oklahoma City, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 4318(GP38-2)
Views:  1218   Comments: 5
CRIP 4373
Title:  CRIP 4373
Description:  HENNESSEY OK June 18 1979 -- Rock Island GP38-2 4373, and U33B 298 head south with a grain train. EMD built the 4373 in November 1978. Upon shutdown of the Rock Island it went to Grand Trunk Western as 5855 and then to Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific as 5856. (Roster information from thedieselshop.us and rits.org)
Photo Date:  6/1/1979  Upload Date: 2/15/2012 8:46:36 PM
Location:  Hennessey, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 4373(GP38-2)
Views:  1478   Comments: 12
SLSF 604
Title:  SLSF 604
Description:  MADILL OK July 1974 -- This undated photo shows Frisco GP7 604 pulling into the yard with a mixed freight. (Date approximate)
Photo Date:  7/1/1974  Upload Date: 2/9/2012 8:19:41 PM
Location:  Madill, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  SLSF 604(GP7)
Views:  1000   Comments: 4
ATSF 8035
Title:  ATSF 8035
Description:  BELVA OK April 27 1980 -- Santa Fe C30-7 8035 rounds the curve at Belva on a westbound train. GE built the unit in June 1978. It was leased to GE before December 1989 and then traded to GE in December 1989. In July 1996 it was sold to Cycle Systems and scrapped.
Photo Date:  4/27/1980  Upload Date: 2/8/2012 9:26:22 PM
Location:  Belva, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 8035(C30-7)
Views:  907   Comments: 7
ATSF 2591
Title:  ATSF 2591
Description:  NORMAN OK July 18 1980 -- If only they were still F units. A crew member is on the ground preparing to give a rollby inspection to a westbound (compass south) train on the main line. Santa Fe CF7 2591 is in charge of this eastbound (compass north) mixed freight. The 2591 was originally F7A 235L built by EMD in April 1950. It was rebuilt into a CF7 at the Cleburne (Texas) shops Dec 7 1972. It was retired Oct 13 1986, sold to National Railroad Equipment Dec 7 1987, sold to Midsouth Rail Corp. (KCS) mid-December 1987 as MSRC 7005, sold to Kansas City Southern Jan 1994 as KCS 7005, and sold to Louisiana & Delta in February 1994 as LDRR 7005. (Roster information from atsfrr.net)
Photo Date:  7/18/1980  Upload Date: 1/29/2012 8:15:17 PM
Location:  Norman, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 2591(CF7)
Views:  993   Comments: 7
ATSF 5947
Title:  ATSF 5947
Description:  NORMAN OK May 1978 -- Santa Fe FP45 5947 and GP38 3550 roll toward the Lindsay Street crossing from the south with an empty grain train in tow. Very close to this location railroad surveyor Abner Norman made camp and the town is named for him. EMD Built the 5947 as passenger unit 107 in December 1967. It was renumbered 5947 in the general 1969-70 renumbering. In September 1982 it was renumbered 5997. It was rebuilt to an SDFP45 in December 1982. In 1985-1986 it wore SPSF paint but regained Santa Fe paint before Oct. 1 1990. It also wore silver with red warbonnet paint and was renumbered to 5997 and then to 97. It was retired after May 6 1999 and donated to the Age of Steam Railroad Museum in December 1999. (Photo date approximate, roster information from atsfrr.net)
Photo Date:  5/1/1978  Upload Date: 1/21/2012 5:22:59 PM
Location:  Norman, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 5947(FP45)
Views:  737   Comments: 4
ATSF 5019
Title:  ATSF 5019
Description:  CLOVIS NM Dec 26 1975 -- Santa Fe SD40 5019 leads a mixed freight into the west end of the Clovis Yard. EMD built the unit as ATSF 1719 in April 1966. During the 1969-70 general renumbering it became ATSF 5019. In July 1981 it was rebuilt as an SD40u and on May 11 1998 it was relettered and renumbered to BNSF 6317.
Photo Date:  12/26/1975  Upload Date: 1/11/2012 8:45:08 PM
Location:  Clovis, NM
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 5019(SD40)
Views:  1036   Comments: 3
SP 7446
Title:  SP 7446
Description:  VAUGHN NM Sept 3 1983 -- Southern Pacific SD45r 7446 sits on the Golden State Route just short of the underpass at the Santa Fe's Transcon. Note the train order stand beside the third unit. No. 7446 was built as SP SD45 8882 in March 1967 and rebuilt to an SD45r in July 1982. It was sold to Boise Locomotive Co, Boise ID, on Sept 30 1999. (Roster information from utahrails.net)
Photo Date:  9/3/1983  Upload Date: 1/1/2012 7:11:17 PM
Location:  Vaughn, NM
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  SP 7446(SD45R)
Views:  772   Comments: 6
Sou 2654
Title:  Sou 2654
Description:  FAIRFIELD IL Aug 6 1983 -- As one crewman jumps off the head end another bends down to unlock a switch. Southern GP35 2654 was built by EMD in 1965.
Photo Date:  8/6/1986  Upload Date: 12/11/2011 3:37:08 PM
Location:  Fairfield, IL
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SOU 2654(GP35)
Views:  587   Comments: 6
MKT 217 arriving
Title:  MKT 217 arriving
Description:  CUSHING OK Sept 1977 -- Katy GP40 217, an empty car and a caboose have arrived at the stub branch to Cushing. The station is abandoned but still accessible. Papers were strewn everywhere.
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 9/4/2011 1:24:17 AM
Location:  Cushing, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  MKT 217(GP40)
Views:  1125   Comments: 6
ATSF 5042
Title:  ATSF 5042
Description:  TEXICO NM May 24 1980 -- SD40-2 5042 leads train 288 as it rounds the curve at the Texico station on its way west to a fuel stop in Clovis.
Photo Date:  5/24/1980  Upload Date: 8/23/2011 2:51:30 PM
Location:  Texico, NM
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 5042(SD40-2)
Views:  737   Comments: 4
CRIP 4432 fan trip
Title:  CRIP 4432 fan trip
Description:  El RENO OK Sept 19 1976 -- The Central Oklahoma Railfan Association operated a fan trip West out of El Reno. Here, CRIP GP7R 4432 prepares to depart the El Reno station with fans aboard. In the engineer's seat is Oklahoma State Representative and Rock Island Engineer Jim Townsend.
Photo Date:  9/19/1976  Upload Date: 8/14/2011 9:49:18 PM
Location:  El Reno, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 4432(GP7R)
Views:  1319   Comments: 8
ATSF 5909
Title:  ATSF 5909
Description:  CLOVIS NM Dec 26 1975-- Santa Fe FP45 and an SD45 high ball out of Clovis. Note the jointed rail.
Photo Date:  12/26/1975  Upload Date: 8/13/2011 12:51:52 PM
Location:  Clovis, NM
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 5909(F45)
Views:  827   Comments: 5


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