2011

SP 6051 Sacramento

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Friday, December 16, 2011

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With the normal steam power unavailable, the F and E units powered the California State Railroad Museum's Polar Express holiday train in 2011.

Sacramento, CA

Old Sacramento

California State Railroad Museum
WP 913 EMD F7A
Western Pacific, 920A, 913A:2, 913 builder number 8976 built 1/50 donated to California State RR Museum, 5/81. With the normal steam power unavailable the F and E units powered the Polar Express holiday train this year. WP 913 was on the south end of the train.
SP 6051 EMD E9A
According to Wikipedia 6051 was one of nine E9s built for SP by EMD in December 1954 as Construction Number 20100 on SP Order Number P-1041 and EMD Order Number 2068. It entered service on January 4, 1955 at Los Angeles. On Friday December 16, 2011.
Southern Pacific 6051 was with WP 913 on the Polar Express holiday train. 6051 was on the north end of the train.

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