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Owner: New Orleans Public Belt Railroad
Model:MPI MP1500DBuilt As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:22069Order No:
Frame Number: Built:
Notes:2008:1 MP1500D until 2/2009. Photos after 2/09 are of 2008:2 MP2000D
Other locos with this serial:  MPEX 1501(MP1500D) NOPB 2008(MP1500D) NOPB 1505(MP1500D) IANR 1501(MP1500D)
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NOPB Power at Terminal Yard
Title:  NOPB Power at Terminal Yard
Description:  NOPB 2008 (ex-1501) in new 100th year colors
Photo Date:  8/2/2007  Upload Date: 8/7/2009 11:59:51 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  William Lang
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Locomotives:  NOPB 2008(MP1500D) NOPB 2002(MP2000D) NOPB 151(SW1500) NOPB 152(SW1500)
Views:  793   Comments: 0
NOPB passenger special ascends HPL Bridge
Title:  NOPB passenger special ascends HPL Bridge
Description:  Frequently, usually on Saturdays, the New Orleans Public Belt Railway entertains groups of people on passenger specials that ascend the Huey P. Long Bridge to the superstructure and return to New Orleans. This year, new car LOUISIANA (at right) has been added. In previous years, only the CITY OF NEW ORLEANS car (at left) was on the train. In this view, new bridge spans are seen at left. They were recently added to accommodate highway lanes that will go under them as part of the project of widening the highway lanes of the bridge.
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 9/28/2008 10:33:01 AM
Location:  Harahan, LA
Author:  The Rooster
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Locomotives:  NOPB 2008(MP1500D)
Views:  672   Comments: 1
NOPB passenger special ascends HPL Bridge
Title:  NOPB passenger special ascends HPL Bridge
Description:  Frequently, usually on Saturdays, the New Orleans Public Belt Railway entertains groups of people on passenger specials that ascend the Huey P. Long Bridge to the superstructure and return to New Orleans. This year, new car LOUISIANA (at right) has been added. In previous years, only the CITY OF NEW ORLEANS car (at left) was on the train. Here, we see the train ascending the bridge ahead of NOPB 2008 as it crosses over the elevated lanes of Jefferson Highway.
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 9/28/2008 10:33:20 AM
Location:  Harahan, LA
Author:  The Rooster
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Locomotives:  NOPB 2008(MP1500D)
Views:  604   Comments: 1
NOPB passenger special descends HPL Bridge
Title:  NOPB passenger special descends HPL Bridge
Description:  A New Orleans Public Belt Railway passenger special descends the Huey P. Long Bridge on its way back to New Orleans after giving guests views of the Mississippi River. This year, new car LOUISIANA (at rear) has been added. In previous years, only the CITY OF NEW ORLEANS car (coupled to locomotive) was on the train. In this view, new supports for the upcoming widening of the highway lanes of the bridge can be seen below the superstructure.
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 9/28/2008 10:33:42 AM
Location:  Harahan, LA
Author:  The Rooster
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Locomotives:  NOPB 2008(MP1500D)
Views:  2257   Comments: 12
NOPB passenger special descends HPL Bridge over Jefferson Highway
Title:  NOPB passenger special descends HPL Bridge over Jefferson Highway
Description:  A New Orleans Public Belt Railway passenger special descends the Huey P. Long Bridge on its way back to New Orleans after giving guests views of the Mississippi River. This year, new car LOUISIANA (at rear) has been added. In previous years, only the CITY OF NEW ORLEANS car (coupled to locomotive) was on the train. The elevated highway in the foreground is Jefferson Highway.
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 9/28/2008 10:33:55 AM
Location:  Harahan, LA
Author:  The Rooster
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Locomotives:  NOPB 2008(MP1500D)
Views:  696   Comments: 1
NOPB passenger special approaches East Bridge Tower after descending HPL Bridge.
Title:  NOPB passenger special approaches East Bridge Tower after descending HPL Bridge.
Description:  Parlor car LOUISIANA seen at rear of train that just crossed Central Avenue
Photo Date:  9/27/2008  Upload Date: 9/28/2008 10:34:05 AM
Location:  Jefferson, LA
Author:  The Rooster
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Locomotives:  NOPB 2008(MP1500D)
Views:  527   Comments: 2
NOPB hats
Title:  NOPB hats
Description:  Thrown to me by a really cool engineer, these 100 year anniversary hats prevented a planned shot of his GP 40 consist passing East Bridge Tower. But missing the shot was well worth it.
Photo Date:  12/28/2008  Upload Date: 12/28/2008 2:47:58 PM
Location:  Metairie, LA
Author:  Bill Hamblin, Jr.
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Locomotives:  NOPB 2008(MP1500D)
Views:  296   Comments: 1
NOPB Hats
Title:  NOPB Hats
Description:  Reverse side of a gift from a friendly NOPB engineer thrown from a 3 unit consist of newly painted GP40's.
Photo Date:  12/28/2008  Upload Date: 12/28/2008 2:47:57 PM
Location:  Metairie, LA
Author:  Bill Hamblin, Jr.
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Locomotives:  NOPB 2008(MP1500D)
Views:  238   Comments: 1
NOPB transfer to Avondale
Title:  NOPB transfer to Avondale
Description:  A colorful, if not "interesting looking", NOPB transfer to Avondale treads upon the Huey approach - about 50 feet from the Central Avenue crossing. It passes a CN Hi-Rail truck at the NOPB Central Avenue Yard.
Photo Date:  1/14/2009  Upload Date: 1/15/2009 12:44:32 AM
Location:  Jefferson, LA
Author:  Bill Hamblin, Jr.
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Locomotives:  NOPB 2001(MP2000D) NOPB 2008(MP1500D) NOPB 1504(MP1500D)
Views:  593   Comments: 4
NOPB MP1500D 2008
Title:  NOPB MP1500D 2008
Description:  NOPB 2008 shoves a passenger special up the Huey P Long bridge.
Photo Date:  5/16/2009  Upload Date: 5/24/2009 1:20:56 AM
Location:  Metairie, LA
Author:  Shawn Levy
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Locomotives:  NOPB 2008(MP1500D)
Views:  520   Comments: 1
NOBP 2008
Title:  NOBP 2008
Description:  NOPB 2008 shoves a passenger speacial up the Huey P Long bridge.
Photo Date:  5/16/2009  Upload Date: 5/24/2009 1:21:19 AM
Location:  Metairie, LA
Author:  Shawn Levy
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Locomotives:  NOPB 2008(MP1500D)
Views:  448   Comments: 1
NOPB 2008 is dedicated to powering NOPB's office train
Title:  NOPB 2008 is dedicated to powering NOPB's office train
Description:  This motor leads a pampered life and is kept in pristine condition
Photo Date:  1/13/2010  Upload Date: 1/31/2010 11:26:29 AM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Marlowe Barnes
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Locomotives:  NOPB 2008(MP1500D)
Views:  234   Comments: 1
NOPB 2008 is dedicated to powering NOPB's office train
Title:  NOPB 2008 is dedicated to powering NOPB's office train
Description:  This locomotive was formerly NOPB #1501
Photo Date:  1/15/2010  Upload Date: 1/31/2010 11:18:39 AM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Marlowe Barnes
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Locomotives:  NOPB 2008(MP1500D)
Views:  209   Comments: 1
NOPB Centennial Unit #2008
Title:  NOPB Centennial Unit #2008
Description:  New Orleans Public Belt "Centennial" Unit passing the Union Pacific 150th Anniversary Train behind the Audubon Zoo.
Photo Date:  4/29/2012  Upload Date: 5/1/2012 9:26:12 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Mick Nussbaum
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Locomotives:  NOPB 2008(MP1500D)
Views:  371   Comments: 1


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