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SP and its subsidiaries

Steve Sloan's Trains : Southern Pacific : Locomotives 5000-5099

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SSW 5004 EMD GP30, SP Class EF423C-1

According to good sources, including Strapac's fantastic SP Compendium series, SSW 5004 was built in 1963 by EMD as a model GP30, builders number 5650-05 28176, SSW 754, SSW Class Z-22. In 1965 it was renumbered to SP SSW 5004 SP Class EF423C-1.
The disposition of this locomotive is, retired 1986 & sold.
SSW 5004 in the power pool in Fresno, CA
SSW 5004 in Fresno - SP SSW GP30 5004 is waiting for a call to work in early 1978.

SSW 5007 EMD GP30, SP Class EF423C-1

According to good sources, including Strapac's fantastic SP Compendium series, SSW 5007 was built in March 1963 by EMD as a model GP30, builders number 28179, SSW 757, SSW Class Z-22. In 1965 it was renumbered to SSW 5007 EMD GP30, SP Class EF423C-1.
The disposition of this locomotive is, retired Dec. 1986. Sold July 1987 to Chrome Crankshaft. Aug 1987 leased to Kerr-McGee Chemicals Trona, CA. June 1988 MK rebuilt unit as BN GP39M 2803.
SSW 5007 in the power pool in Roseville, CA
Cotton Belt GP30 5007 is in the Roseville Power Pool with SP 3383 on an unrecorded date in January 1974.
SSW 5007 in a train in Roseville, CA
SSW GP-30 5007 in a consist in Roseville, CA on an unrecorded date in 1975.

SP 5010 EMD GP30, SP Class EF423-1

According to good sources, including Strapac's fantastic SP Compendium series, SP 5010 was built in March 1963 by EMD as a model GP30, builders number 28182, SP 7400, SP Class DF-621. In 1965 it was renumbered to SP 5010 EMD GP30, SP Class EF423-1.
The disposition of this locomotive is, retired December 1986. Sold November 1987, presumed scrapped.
SP 5010 in Roseville
SP GP30 5010 makes a relatively rare appearance in Roseville on an unknown date in 1978.

SP 5015 EMD GP30, SP Class EF423-1

According to good sources, including Strapac's fantastic SP Compendium series, SP 5015 was built in March 1963 by EMD as a model GP30, builders number 28187, SP 7405, SP Class DF-621. In 1965 it was renumbered to SP 5015 EMD GP30, SP Class EF423-1.
The disposition of this locomotive is, retired December 1986. Sold December 1987, presumed scrapped.
SP 5015 in Roseville
On November 10, 1973, a rainy Saturday night in Roseville, CA SP GP30 5015 waits for a call to work.

SP 5016 EMD GP30, SP Class EF423-1

According to good sources, including Strapac's fantastic SP Compendium series, SP 5016 was built in March 1963 by EMD as a model GP30, builders number 28188, SP 7406, SP Class DF-621. In 1965 it was renumbered to SP 5016 EMD GP30, SP Class EF423-1.
The disposition of this locomotive is, retired December 1986. Sold November 1987, presumed scrapped.
SP 5016 in Los Angeles
On Tuesday October 22, 1974 SP GP30 5016 is sitting in the power pool at Taylor Yard in Los Angeles, CA.
SP 5016 in Oakland
SP GP30 5016 is leading SP GP35s 6577 and 6598 leaving the SP Desert Yard in West Oakland on August 11, 1977.

SP 5017 EMD GP30, SP Class EF423-1

According to good sources, including Strapac's fantastic SP Compendium series, SP 5017 was built in March 1963 by EMD as a model GP30, builders number 28189, SP 7407, SP Class DF-621. In 1965 it was renumbered to SP 5017 EMD GP30, SP Class EF423-1.
The disposition of this locomotive is, retired December 1986. Sold November 1987, presumed scrapped.
SP 5017 in Roseville in 1977
Southern Pacific GP30 5017 sits in Roseville on an unknown date in August 1977.
SP 5017 in Roseville in 1978
Southern Pacific GP30 5017 sits in Roseville on an unknown date in May 1978.

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