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Date: 05/03/21 21:32
SP ALCo S4 1792 in 1974
Author: ssloansjca

Southern Pacific (SP) ALCo S4 1792 is in the PFE facility at Roseville, CA on Tuesday, August 6, 1974. SP 1792 is an ALCo S4. Reportedly: this locomotive was built as SP 1464 in  Nov. 1951, SP Class DS-111, serial number 79339. In 1965 it was renumbered and reclassified as SP 1792 ALCo S4, Class AS410-4. It was retired July 1975.

I hope you enjoy this post:

Steve Sloan
San José, CA
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Date: 05/03/21 22:06
Re: SP ALCo S4 1792 in 1974
Author: AlcoRSD15

I love all these SP Alco photos!  Keep 'em coming!  - Eric Blasko



Date: 05/03/21 23:16
Re: SP ALCo S4 1792 in 1974
Author: refarkas

Great ALCO roster photo.
Bob



Date: 05/04/21 06:51
Re: SP ALCo S4 1792 in 1974
Author: ssloansjca

Thank you for the great comments.

~Steve



Date: 05/04/21 13:30
Re: SP ALCo S4 1792 in 1974
Author: ble692

SP 1792 was another unit that met it's fate at the Purdy scrap yard in Lake Point, UT. Here a couple pictures of what was left of the 1792 by July 1978.






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