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Date: 11/24/22 10:35
SOU FP-7 on Coast Starlight during 1977
Author: 830-east

Southern FP-7A 6146  cutting power of no. 11 during the BN ban of the SDP-40F s  Also used were Amtrak FP-7A s ex-SP



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 11/24/22 10:36 by 830-east.




Date: 11/24/22 10:48
Re: SOU FP-7 on Coast Starlight during 1977
Author: Notch7

I am thankful to see that my old friend got some cool new work in his final years.  I appreciate seeing your fine and meaningful picture.



Date: 11/24/22 10:55
Re: SOU FP-7 on Coast Starlight during 1977
Author: refarkas

A truly-surprising lashup.
Bob



Date: 11/24/22 12:42
Re: SOU FP-7 on Coast Starlight during 1977
Author: ShoreLineRoute

Great photo and location, I'll take a stab:  Portland OR station throat with the Steel Bridge in background?

Oliver Barrett



Date: 11/24/22 15:07
Re: SOU FP-7 on Coast Starlight during 1977
Author: MacBeau

When BN banned the SDP40F-2s—very nice.
—Mac



Date: 11/25/22 02:51
Re: SOU FP-7 on Coast Starlight during 1977
Author: GN599

ShoreLineRoute Wrote:
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> Great photo and location, I'll take a stab:
>  Portland OR station throat with the Steel Bridge
> in background?
>
> Oliver Barrett

Yep that's the Steel Bridge! The tower the 68 Chevy is parked next to was VC tower. Which still stands but was long ago decommissioned.



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