1974

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Various photos, taken or thought to be taken in 1974, by location. Precise date not known.

LA Basin

Los Angeles, CA

Links Yd.

SP 1172 EMD SW900

1172 in LA
Southern Pacific 1172, an SW900, keeps company with TR6A 1102 at the Links Yard in Los Angeles in January 1974.
  • Photo of 1172
    Analog Image, Kodachrome Slide 5.106, Scan 2010100301.12

Martienez, CA

CalPee

Ozol, Yard

SP 1820 Alco S4

1820 in Martienez
Southern Pacific Alco S4 1820 in Ozol Yard, Martienez, CA, April 1974.
  • Photo of SP 1820
    Analog Image, Kodachrome Slide 5.285, Scan 2010092901.4

Oakland, CA

Follow this link to see various photos, taken or thought to be taken, in Oakland in 1974, by location. Precise date not known.


Sacramento-Roseville Area

Follow this link to see various photos, taken or thought to be taken, in Sacramento-Roseville Area in 1974, by location. Precise date not known.


San Francisco Area

San Francisco, CA

Third and Townsend Depot Area

SP 3020 Fairbanks Morse H-24-66 Train Master, SP Class FP624-1

SP 3020 at 4th St.
Southern Pacific Fairbanks Morse H-24-66 Train Master 3020 leads train 132 past 4th St. Tower in San Francisco (date not recorded.)
  • Photo of SP 3020
    Analog Image, Ektachrome Slide 5.619, Scan 2010111001.14

SP 3029 FM H-24-66 Train Master, SP Class FP624-2

3029 on SP Commute Train 128
Southern Pacific Trainmaster 3029 on SP Commute Train 128 passing the 4th Street Tower, San Francisco, CA, Date Unknown, about 1974. According to "Jim", "128 was a weekday limited-stop rush hour train leaving SF at 4:55. It wouldn't have any special consists or stops. The "Big Game" special was on a Saturday and had 12 cars in later years. I saw it with 12 galleries, or 1 harriman and 11 galleries. Extra galleries were added to some other weekend trains due to Stanford football games, but train 128 was strictly a weekday rush hour train. There is another set of harrimans on an adjacent track, that look like that last three cars of the first train. Train 128 ran with 6 harrimans from the 1960s until about 1975-76 when it was dropped to 5 harrimans. The longest string of harrimans I recall seeing, was 8, and that was only on certain holiday times when they added a couple to 122 (4:15pm departure) for people getting off work early. Of course, in the pre-late 1960s days there were longer strings of harrimans."

SP 3033 FM H-24-66 Train Master, SP Class FP624-2

SP 3033
Southern Pacific Train Master 3033 leads train 136 out of Third and Townsend station past the SP's 4th Street Tower in San Francisco (Date not recorded, 1974?).
  • Photo of SP 3033
    Analog Image, Ektachrome Slide 5.658, Scan 2010111301.9

SP 3205 EMD SDP-45, SP Class EP636-1

SP 3205 in San Francisco
The date was not recorded, probably 1974, on this photo of Southern Pacific SDP45 3205 pulling train 130 past Fourth Street Tower in San Francisco, CA.

Bayshore Yard

SP 3034 FM H-24-66 Train Master, SP Class FP624-2

SP 3034
Notice the trainmaster's white hat on this F-M Train Master's horn. Southern Pacific 3034 is sitting at Bayshore waiting for the end, around 1974.
Former Bayshore yard photo location.
  • Photo of SP 3034
    Neg 2.17.17, Scan 2009123101.11

South Bay Area

San Jose, CA

SP 1193 EMD SW900E

1193 in San Jose
Southern Pacific SW9E 1193 is in San Jose, CA in October 1974.
  • Photo of 1193
    Analog Image, Kodachrome Slide 5.113, Scan 2010100401.4

SP 3029 FM H-24-66 Train Master, SP Class FP624-2

SP 3029 in San Jose
This Southern Pacific Trainmaster is hanging out where most SP Train Masters did on weekends, at the power pool near Lenzen Street, unknown date.
  • Photo of SP 3029
    Neg 2.16.11, Scan 2009123101.8

Watsonville, CA

SSW 3648 EMD GP9, SP Class EF418C-2

SSW 3648 in Watsonville Junction
Southern Pacific subsidiary Cotton Belt GP9 3648 in Watsonville Junction, California in December 1974.

SP 3401 EMD GP9R, SP Class EF418E-2

SP 3401 in Watsonville Junction
Southern Pacific GP9R 3401 in Watsonville Junction, California in December 1974. Cotton Belt GP9 3648 is in front of it, and it appears the GP9 behind it is SP 3461.

SP 3526 EMD GP9, SP Class EF418-6

SP 3526 in Watsonville Jct.
Southern Pacific GP9 3526 hangs out with a bunch of other geeps in Watsonville Jct., CA on an unknown date in December 1974.

Tracy, CA

SP 3568 EMD GP9, SP Class EF418-7

SP 3568 in Tracy
Southern Pacific GP9 3568 and SD45T-2 9253 sit at Tracy California the date was not recorded, presumed 1974.
  • Photo of SP 3568 in Tracy
    Analog Image, Ektachrome Slide 5.964, Scan 2011022101.16

Arkansas

Pine Bluff, AR

SSW 2259 EMD SW1200, SP Class ES412C-4

2259 in Pine Bluff
My dad took this photo of Southern Pacific subsidiary Cotton Belt SW1200 SSW 2259 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas on an unknown date in June 1974 when he and my mom visited one of my brothers and his family in Arkansas.
  • Photo of SSW 2259
    Analog Image, Kodachrome Slide 5.367, Scan 2010101401.3

SSW 2485 EMD SW1500, SP Class ES415C-1

SSW 2485 in Pine Bluff
My dad shot this photo of Southern Pacific subsidiary Cotton Belt SW1500 2485 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas on an unknown date in June 1974.
  • Photo of SSW 2485
    Analog Image, Kodachrome Slide 5.456, Scan 2010101501.29
  • Black and white version
    Analog Image, Kodachrome Slide 5.456, Scan 2010101501.29

SSW 2522 EMD SW1500, SP Class ES415C-2

SSW 2522 in Little Rock
My dad shot this photo of Southern Pacific subsidiary Cotton Belt SW1500, 2522 in Little Rock, Arkansas in June 1974.
  • Photo of SSW 2522
    Analog Image, Kodachrome Slide 5.459, Scan 2010101501.30

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