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AMTK 23 GE P42

According to good sources, Amtrak 23 is a GE P42DC Serial Number 49342 Order Number 1430 built in November 1996.
AMTK 23 leading 11 into San Jose
Amtrak P42s 23 and 202 are leading southbound Amtrak Train 11 at 9:50 a.m. on a chilly Jan. 2, 2015 into Diridon Station in San Jose, CA.
AMTK 66 GE P42 (Heritage Unit)
At 4:05 p.m. on March 11, 2012 the last Reno Fun Train heads west in Rocklin, CA led by Amtrak Heritage unit 66. The sun burst through the clouds at the moment the train came. I need to thank Mike Roqué for turning me on to this great photo location. The sign was especially appropriate for this photo. — in Rocklin, California. Amtrak Heritage Unit 66, a P42, waits between assignments at San Jose's Diridon station on March 28, 2012.

AMTK 74, GE P42DC

According to good sources AMTK 74was built in 1997 by GE as a model P42DC, builders number 49612, from series 62-98.
AMTK 74 leading #5
On Saturday August 3, 2019, Amtrak Number 5, with engines 74 & 125, is in the Painted Rack Road area west of Fernley, Nevada.

Amtrak 87 GE P42DC

According to good sources, AMTK 87 was built in May 1997 by GE as a model P42DC, builders number 49625.
Amtrak 87 in Yuba Gap
At 5:02 p.m. on June 27, 2014 a late Amtrak train 5 has Amtrak 87 and 78 for power in Yuba Gap, CA.
AM 112 GE P42
On October 26, 2008 Amtrak 112 is on the point of a rerouted Amtrak train 14 at Bealville, CA. On the rear of the train was two Cal Zephyr private varnish cars.

AM 123 EMD FP7A

According to good sources, including Strapac's fantastic SP Compendium series, AM 123 was built in 1953 by EMD as a model FP7A, builders number 18145, SP 6461, SP Class DF-12. In 1965 it became SP Class EP-415A-5.
This locomotive was sold in 1972 to Amtrak, emerging as AM 123. The locomotive was renumbered 378 in 1976. It was never repainted in Amtrak colors.
The disposition of this locomotive is, in October 1976 the locomotive was sold to EMD and scrapped.
AM 123 in Oakland
On an unrecorded date between 1972 and 1976 (estimated as 1975) Amtrak FP7 123 is keeping company with UP 3148 and Amtrak 110 at the SP West Oakland Diesel Shop. Speed Graphic 4x5, 135mm, Tri-X

AM 137 GE P42DC

Number 5 at Eder
Amtrak 137 leading train number 5 at Eder, CA (Donner Pass) on Sunday, August 15, 2010.

AM 140 GE P42

Number 5 at Davis
Amtrak train number 5 is at Davis, CA at 7:02 p.m. on Thursday, August 12, 2010. The sun is reflecting on the side of the diner car.

AM 141 GE P42

Number 11 at Bealville
On October 26, 2008 Amtrak 141 is on the point of a rerouted Amtrak train 11 at Bealville, CA.

AMTK 146, GE P42

According to good sources AMTK 146 was built in 2001 by GE as a model P42DC, builders number 52827, from series 123-147.
146 on Train 5 near Boca
On Friday, August 2, 2019, Amtrak Number 5 led by GE P42s 146 & 37 is along the Truckee River headed west.
146 on Train 6 at Clark
On Saturday August 3, 2019, Amtrak Number 6 led by GE P42s 146 & 37 passes a herd of wild horses along the Truckee River east of Clark, Nevada.

AM 154 GE P42DC

Amtrak 11 on Altamont
Amtrak P42DCs 154 & 202 on a detoured Amtrak Number 11 running on the Union Pacific via Altamont Pass at 12:15 pm on March 31, 2011.
Train 11 doing the Lathrop Shuffle
At 12:15 pm on March 31, 2011 P42DC 154 leads the 202 on a detoured Amtrak Number 11 up Altamont Pass on a record breaking warm day.
  • Photo of AM 154 GE P42DC shoving back
    Nikon F5 Analog Image, Kodak Portra 400 (New) Neg Film 45.36.23; Digital Image: 2011040201.1
  • Photo of train closer
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  • Photo of train crossing over
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  • Photo of train heading south
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AM 156 GE P42DC - Heritage Paint

Amtrak train 11 at Alviso
P42 156, in a version of Phase I "Pointless Arrow" heritage paint, on the Union Pacific at Alviso, CA leading train #11 10:20 a.m. on Sunday morning, July 10, 2011.
Amtrak train 11 leaving Diridon
Heritage painted 156, on train 11 from the San Carlos St. Bridge on July 10, 2011.

AM 159 GE P42DC

Five emerges from Shed 10
Amtrak number five emerges from Shed 10 on the Union Pacific Roseville Subdivision (Donner Pass Line) at 5:07 p.m. on August 14, 2010. This train has Private Varnish cars Silver Splendor and Pacific Sands.

AM 175 GE P42DC

Six approaching Shed 10
On August 14, 2010 train number six approaches Shed 10 on Union Pacific's Roseville Subdivision (Donner Pass).

AM 184 GE P42DC - Heritage Unit

184 on number 6
At 9:56 a.m. Amtrak 184 leads train number 6 as it approaches CP RV 33 Vista on the Union Pacific in Martinez, CA on October 22, 2011.
184 in Sacramento
At 5:40 p.m. on November 4, 2011 Amtrak Heritage unit 184 is about to depart Sacramento, CA westbound on Capitol Corridor train 547.
184 in College Park
At 3:10 p.m. on November 5, 2011 Amtrak Heritage unit 184 is at College Park, about to arrive in San Jose, CA westbound on Capitol Corridor train 737.

Amtrak 198 GE P42DC

According to good sources Am 198 was built in October 2001 by GE as a model P42DC builders number 53054.
Amtrak 198 on 5 at Shed 47
Westbound Train 5 with Am 198, 130 at Shed 47, on the Union Pacific above Donner Lake, on the Donner Pass Line, in California at 12:05 p.m.on June 28, 2014.
Train 6 - Am 198 in Cisco, CA
On June 29, 2014 train 6 is heading east at Cisco, CA.

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