Hostling power at West Colton in 1987         
Date: 2/15/1987 Location: Colton, CA   Map Show Colton on a rail map Views: 3722 Collection Of:   Tom Fassett
Locomotives: SP 4403(SD9E) SP 6309(GP35R) SP 8524(SD40T-2) SP 7323(SD40R) SSW 9377(SD45T-2)    Author:  Tom Fassett
Hostling power at West Colton in 1987
Picture Categories: Yard,Action This picture is part of album:  Railroad Yards of the Southwest
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Name Type Comments Date
Jerry Krug General Wouldn't it be great to see something like this nowadays? 1/26/2007 1:03:50 PM
Tom Fassett General Now it's all that "yellow" stuff... ;- ) 1/27/2007 1:50:46 AM
Greg Hurt General awesome photo!! nice mix of power.. its to bad those days are gone. 9/5/2007 10:29:02 PM
J. Williams General Nice, EMD's Yea buddy! 6/23/2008 4:39:50 PM
John Huey General No Place like Pepper Avenue, those were the days! Nice shot! 8/25/2008 2:14:58 AM
Tom Fassett General I just got a similar "current" shot over the weekend with ex SP SD40M-2s and UP SD40-2s. 9/18/2008 8:48:23 PM
Steve Evers General You can all mourn the loss of the SP, but I will not miss their greasy, grimy, unwashed, paint burned off the flanks power ! 11/23/2008 6:41:38 PM
Southern Railroad General The Grease and Grime made the SP what it was... Nothing better than a very dirty SD45T-2 on the point in my mind... 12/23/2008 7:13:53 PM
Tom Fassett General Makes it a challenge to model the SP but I enjoy "griming" up my models... ;- ) 1/2/2009 5:58:15 PM
steven langsford General Awsome photo!!! what does the E stand four in SD9E 1/28/2009 3:30:40 PM
Tom Fassett General The E designation was to denote that it was rebuilt. 1/29/2009 6:42:25 AM
Wyatt McCoy General Nice, too bad UP had to destroy them. Oh well nothing lasts forever. 2/14/2009 9:22:20 PM
David Nutter General Awesome shot! 2/23/2009 9:30:58 PM
Rodney J. Sorensen General Good action shot of the SP1 I miss them 3/25/2009 8:32:37 PM
Ted Marshall General Oh yeah, baby!!! Nice shot of some awesome engines. 6/4/2009 6:45:24 PM
Jim Gavin General Fantastic shot !!! 1/30/2010 11:44:25 AM
Joe Hill General I don't know what's better here. The pure SP paint, an all EMD consist, or the SD9 "Cadillac" leading the pack! Very nice!!! 11/3/2010 9:48:17 PM
Doug Wooten General Love the SP!!!! 7/16/2012 2:43:48 AM
Robert Jackson General WOWWWW!!!!!!!!!! Seen on the homepage today (9-23-2012)!!!! 9/23/2012 8:13:37 PM
Mike Maskel General NICE SHOT 7/8/2013 12:30:59 AM
Rich Varner General What a great old picture! Seen on homepage on 2-6-2015 2/6/2015 6:12:35 PM
Jacob Lyman General Hit the homepage again! Sadly the SP closed its doors when I was only two years old, but I still see her patch units showing up in UP consists from time to time. 11/29/2015 10:22:42 PM

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