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Charles Stookey's Collection
 
12/12/2018
 
 
 
 
 
Owner: Missouri-Kansas-Texas
Model:EMD GP40Built As:PC 3109 (GP40)
Serial Number:34286Order No:7127
Frame Number:7127-5Built:8/1968
Notes:Ex-CR, Exx-PC
Other locos with this serial:  UP 9953(GP40) PC 3109(GP40) CR 3109(GP40) MKT 235(GP40) MKT 3109(GP40) EMDX 35(GP40)
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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:  1957   Comments: 6
MKT (OKT) 3109
Title:  MKT (OKT) 3109
Description:  EL RENO OK June 17 1984 -- Oklahoma Kansas Texas 3109's crew has cutoff from their train and gone to lunch. I believe this unit is CR 3109 which became MKT 235, then UP 670 and finally UP 9953. Please correct me if I am wrong. The building at the left is the former division headquarters for the Rock Island.( Roster information from thecrhs.org and utahrails.net)
Photo Date:  6/17/1984  Upload Date: 1/21/2012 5:08:00 PM
Location:  El Reno, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MKT 3109(GP40) MKT 171(GP40)
Views:  1019   Comments: 2


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