Southern Pacific

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SP and its subsidiaries

Steve Sloan's Trains : Southern Pacific : Locomotives 4100-4299

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SP 4101, Baldwin 4-8-8-2, SP Class AC-4

According to good sources, SP 4101 was built in 1928 by Baldwin as SP 4101, SP Class AC-4.
The disposition of this locomotive is, Vacated and scrapped in 1953.
SP 4101 in Los Angeles
SP AC-4 4101 in LA on June 3, 1939. Built by Baldwin in August 1928 Vacated and scrapped in 1953. Photographer most likely Bill Darrough, from the Darrough Collection. Since negatives were extensively traded it's possible Bill was not the photographer. Photos from this collection have been shared with permission from Jack Darrough, obtained before he died.

SP 4103 EMD GP20R, SP Class EF420E-2

According to good sources, including Strapac's fantastic SP Compendium series, SP 4103 was built in 1962 by EMD as a model GP20, builders number 5634-18, SP 7217, SP Class DF-617. In 1965 it was renumbered to SP 4067 SP Class EF420-1.
This locomotive was upgraded in 1975 emerging as SP 4103 SP Class EF420E-2.
The disposition of this locomotive is, retired 1992
SP GP20R 4103 in Roseville
On Sunday, April 11, 1976 SP GP20R 4103 is waiting outside the Roseville, CA shops.

SP 4107 EMD GP20R, SP Class EF420E-2

According to good sources, including Strapac's fantastic SP Compendium series, SP 4107 was built in 1962 by EMD as a model GP20, builders number 5634-10, SP 7209, SP Class DF-617. In 1965 it was renumbered to SP 4059 SP Class EF420-1.
This locomotive was upgraded in 1976 emerging as SP 4107 SP Class EF420E-2.
The disposition of this locomotive is, retired 1993, scrapped.
SP GP20R 4107 in Fresno
SP GP20R 4107 is in Fresno in early 1978.

SP 4113 EMD GP20R, SP Class EF420R-2

According to good sources, including Strapac's fantastic SP Compendium series, SP 4113 was built in April 1962 by EMD as a model GP20, builders number 27349, SP 7228, SP Class DF-617. In 1965 it was renumbered to SP 4078 SP Class EF420-1.
This locomotive was upgraded in April 1977 emerging as SP 4113 EMD GP20R, SP Class EF420R-2.
The disposition of this locomotive is: retired July 1990 and sold Dec. 1990.
SP GP20R 4113 in Roseville
Newly rebuilt GP20R 4113 is on the Roseville hump working with SP GP9R 3352 on an unrecorded date in August 1977.

SSW 4135 EMD GP20R, SP Class EF420S-1

According to good sources, including Strapac's fantastic SP Compendium series, SSW 4135 was built in Jan. 1962 by EMD as a model GP20, builders number 26949, SSW 816, SSW Class Z-20. In 1965 it was renumbered to SSW 4046, SP Class EF420C-2.
This locomotive was upgraded in July 1974 emerging as SSW 4135 EMD GP20R, SP Class EF420S-1.
The disposition of this locomotive is, retired July 1994. Sold April 1995 to Omni-Trax. Became Hudson Bay Ry. 2506 then Okanagan Valley 2506 then Central Kansas Rwy. 2506.
SSW GP20R 4135 in Roseville
On Sunday, September 8, 1974 Cotton Belt GP20R 4135 is recent out of the Sacramento Shops and is sitting in Roseville, CA with 3689 waiting for an assignment. In this photo 4135 still has it's turbocharged 16-567 engine.

SP 4191, Baldwin 4-8-8-2, SP Class AC-8

According to good sources, SP 4191 was built in 1939 by Baldwin as a model AC-8, builders number 62279. The disposition of this locomotive is, vacated in 1957 and scrapped in 1959.
SP 4191, AC-8, Los Angeles
SP 4191, AC-8, Los Angeles, October 22, 1939. Photographer most likely Bill Darrough, from the Darrough Collection. Since negatives were extensively traded it's possible Bill was not the photographer. Photos from this collection have been shared with permission from Jack Darrough, obtained before he died.

SP 4197, Baldwin 4-8-8-2, SP Class AC-8

According to good sources, SP 4197 was built in 1939 by Baldwin as a model AC-8, builders number 62285.
The disposition of this locomotive is, vacated in 1954 and scrapped in 1955.
SP 4197, AC-8, location unknown
AC-8 4197 in helper service, date and location not known at this time. Photographer most likely Bill Darrough, from the Darrough Collection. Since negatives were extensively traded it's possible Bill was not the photographer. Photos from this collection have been shared with permission from Jack Darrough, obtained before he died.

SP 4203, Baldwin 4-6-6-2, SP Class AM-2

According to good sources, SP 4203 was built in 1911 by Baldwin as, SP 4203, SP Class MM-2 (MM = Mallet Mogul).
This locomotive was upgraded in 1936 and converted to simple emerging as SP 4203, SP Class AM-2 (AM = Articulated Mogul). In 1938 the locomotive was renumbered to 3903.
The disposition of this locomotive is, vacated and scrapped in 1946
SP AM-2 4203 in Sacramento
Sacramento Shops 1936 to 1938. Photographer most likely Bill Darrough, from the Darrough Collection. Since negatives were extensively traded it's possible Bill was not the photographer. Photos from this collection have been shared with permission from Jack Darrough, obtained before he died.

SP 4203, Baldwin 4-8-8-2, SP Class AC-8

According to good sources, SP 4203 was built in 1939 by Baldwin as a model AC-8, builders number 62291.
The disposition of this locomotive is, vacated and scrapped in 1956.
SP 4203, AC-8, location unknown
Date and location not known at this time. Photographer most likely Bill Darrough, from the Darrough Collection. Since negatives were extensively traded it's possible Bill was not the photographer. Photos from this collection have been shared with permission from Jack Darrough, obtained before he died.

SP 4205, Baldwin 4-6-6-2, SP Class AM-2

According to good sources, SP MM-2 4-6-6-2 4205, built by Baldwin in October 1911, converted to simple in 1929, SP Class AM-2, vacated and scrapped in 1947.
SP 4205, Location not known
Date likely before 1938, when the locomotive was renumbered to 3905, but after 1929 when the locomotive was converted to simple.

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