SP 2870; new number on an old un-rebuilt workhorse.  Contributor's Pick!       
The downgrade to switchers included new numbers and FRA switcher steps on the pilots.
Date: 4/4/1980 Location: Los Angeles, CA   Map Show Los Angeles on a rail map Views: 1657 Collection Of:   John Huey
Locomotives: SP 2870(GP9)    Author:  John Huey
SP 2870; new number on an old un-rebuilt workhorse.
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Name Type Comments Date
Joseph Yarbrough General I worked on some of these GP9s and they still had the air horn pull cord instead of a lever. 11/13/2008 1:02:27 PM
Ron Moraca General That was a real step down for this SP GP9, from mainline to yardgoat, John. 3/12/2009 8:28:23 PM
gordon vincent General SP used pull cords all the up to the GP/SD 35's and first order of SD40's! 7/29/2011 2:08:52 PM
gordon vincent General Almost forgot,the C628's had pull cords,as well as the U25/28B's 7/29/2011 2:10:49 PM

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