Owner: Missouri Pacific
Model:EMD SD50Built As:MP 5017 (SD50)
Serial Number:847008-18Order No:847008
Frame Number:847008-18Built:12/1984
Other locos with this serial:  RBMN 5017(SD50) MP 5017(SD50) UP 5017(SD50)
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New MoPac SD50s
Title:  New MoPac SD50s
Photo Date:  12/1/1984  Upload Date: 5/30/2009 10:34:20 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Tom Golden
Locomotives:  MP 5008(SD50) MP 5014(SD50) MP 5017(SD50) MP 5000(SD50)
Views:  666   Comments: 0
MP 5017--New SD50
Title:  MP 5017--New SD50
Description:  Serial: 847008-18
Photo Date:  12/1/1984  Upload Date: 12/21/2009 3:43:03 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Tom Golden
Locomotives:  MP 5017(SD50)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
MP SD50 5017
Title:  MP SD50 5017
Description:  MP SD50 5017 crossing the White River at Cotter, Arkansas on October 29, 1987, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. This is a loaded unit coal train decending a 1 percent grade into Cotter Yard, about a half mile beyond this point, where the crew will change. Unfortunately the MP ordered their SD50's without dynamic brakes, so it will require air brakes to control this train into the yard. The MP was a power braking road, meaning the locomotives kept pulling even when the brakes were applied in order to keep the train stretched. Of course the engine brakes were bailed off. The purpose was to keep from breaking coupler knuckles.
Photo Date:  10/29/1987  Upload Date: 9/9/2012 11:50:32 AM
Location:  Cotter, AR
Author:  Chuck Zeiler
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  MP 5017(SD50)
Views:  417   Comments: 2

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