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Owner: Amtrak
Model:EMD SDP40FBuilt As:AMTK 526 (SDP40F)
Serial Number:72694-27Order No:72694
Frame Number:72694-27Built:7/1973
Other locos with this serial:  ATSF 5255(SDF40-2) BNSF 6965(SDF40-2) AMTK 526(SDP40F)
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AMTK 526
Title:  AMTK 526
Description:  FORT WORTH TX February 1974 -- Amtrak SDP40F 526 leads the northbound Texas Chief as its crew awaits departure clearance. EMD built the 526 (b/n 72694-27) in July 1973. Santa Fe acquired the unit in September 1984. In February 1985 it was rebuilt as an SDF40-2, repainted and renumbered to ATSF 5255. In April 1994 it underwent maintenance at Morrison Knudsen. On Feb 11 1998 it was renumbered to BNSF 6965 and retired in May 2002.(Photo date approximate, roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/all-time%20diesel%20roster/pwr5250.htm)
Photo Date:  2/1/1974  Upload Date: 5/22/2012 9:06:53 PM
Location:  Fort Worth, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 526(SDP40F)
Views:  265   Comments: 1
AMTK 526
Title:  AMTK 526
Description:  AMTK 526
Photo Date:  12/27/1975  Upload Date: 7/3/2007 1:26:33 PM
Location:  Joliet, IL
Author:  Tim Vermande
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 526(SDP40F)
Views:  471   Comments: 2
AMTK 526
Title:  AMTK 526
Description:  Rear view of AMTK 526.
Photo Date:  6/8/1976  Upload Date: 12/5/2014 9:31:19 PM
Location:  Los Angeles, CA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  AMTK 526(SDP40F)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
AMTK 526
Title:  AMTK 526
Description:  AMTK 526 at LAUPT with City Hall in the background.
Photo Date:  6/8/1976  Upload Date: 12/5/2014 9:31:49 PM
Location:  Los Angeles, CA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  AMTK 526(SDP40F)
Views:  88   Comments: 0
Amtrak 526 Kicking Up Snow at State Line
Title:  Amtrak 526 Kicking Up Snow at State Line
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/31/1976  Upload Date: 12/31/2009 6:43:40 PM
Location:  Hammond, IN
Author:  Tom Golden
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 526(SDP40F)
Views:  375   Comments: 1
AMTK 526
Title:  AMTK 526
Description:  AMTK 526
Photo Date:  3/5/1977  Upload Date: 7/3/2007 1:37:33 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Tim Vermande
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 526(SDP40F)
Views:  583   Comments: 0
Amtrak 526
Title:  Amtrak 526
Description:  Guthrie OK -- This undated photo shows Amtrak's Lone Star traversing the bridge over the Cimarron River.
Photo Date:  10/1/1977  Upload Date: 9/8/2011 6:01:02 PM
Location:  Guthrie, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Bridge,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 526(SDP40F)
Views:  329   Comments: 0
AMTK 526 - Los Angeles, CA - 4/78
Title:  AMTK 526 - Los Angeles, CA - 4/78
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/1/1978  Upload Date: 12/26/2010 2:20:41 AM
Location:  Los Angeles, CA
Author:  Craig Walker
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 526(SDP40F)
Views:  220   Comments: 0
Amtrak #15, southbound Lone Star
Title:  Amtrak #15, southbound Lone Star
Description:  Amtrak train 15, the southbound Lone Star behind SDP40F 514 & 526, is backed into Union Station by GP7 762 (not yet repainted from it's Precision National livery) in preparation for departure to Houston, as seen from the Polk Street bridge, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 11 August 1978.
Photo Date:  8/11/1978  Upload Date: 9/19/2016 7:07:52 PM
Location:  Chicago Union Station, IL
Author:  Bill Wilcox
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 762(GP7) AMTK 514(SDP40F) AMTK 526(SDP40F)
Views:  314   Comments: 0
AMTK 526
Title:  AMTK 526
Description:  PURCELL OK July 29 1979 -- Amtrak SDP40F 526 leads the northbound Lone Star as it transitions from Northern Division to Middle Division. Note peculiar font used in fireman-side number board. At the right in the photo is the sanding tower of the abandoned engine facility. EMD built the 526 (s/n 72694-27) in June-July 1973. Santa Fe acquired the locomotive, rebuilt it as an SDF40-2, renumbered it 5255 and painted it yellow warbonnet. In April 1994 it underwent maintenance at Morison Knudsen. On Feb 11 1998 it was patched BNSF and renumbered 6965. It was retired in May 2002. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/all-time%20diesel%20roster/pwr5250.htm and http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/72694.htm)
Photo Date:  7/29/1979  Upload Date: 8/1/2012 4:13:29 PM
Location:  Purcell, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 526(SDP40F)
Views:  207   Comments: 1
AMTK 526
Title:  AMTK 526
Description:  AMTK 526 heads Train #36, the "Desert Wind", eastbound up Cajon Pass.
Photo Date:  4/4/1981  Upload Date: 12/5/2014 9:32:37 PM
Location:  Devore, CA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 526(SDP40F)
Views:  109   Comments: 0
AMTK 526
Title:  AMTK 526
Description:  AMTK 526 heads west with the "Desert Wind", Train #35.
Photo Date:  8/8/1981  Upload Date: 12/5/2014 9:34:15 PM
Location:  Cajon, CA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 526(SDP40F)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
AMTK 526
Title:  AMTK 526
Description:  AMTK 526 with the "Desert Wind" makes a station stop in San Bernardino.
Photo Date:  8/8/1981  Upload Date: 12/5/2014 9:35:07 PM
Location:  San Bernardino, CA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 526(SDP40F)
Views:  90   Comments: 0
AMTK 526
Title:  AMTK 526
Description:  A westbound coal train moves past AMTK 526 and the westbound "Desert Wind".
Photo Date:  8/8/1981  Upload Date: 12/5/2014 9:36:13 PM
Location:  San Bernardino, CA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 526(SDP40F)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
AMTK 526
Title:  AMTK 526
Description:  AMTK 526 will be one of the few SDP40Fs to escape being sent back to EMD. AMTK 526 will become ATSF 5255 and live on in yellow and blue.
Photo Date:  8/8/1981  Upload Date: 12/5/2014 9:36:43 PM
Location:  San Bernardino, CA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  AMTK 526(SDP40F)
Views:  129   Comments: 0
AMTK 526
Title:  AMTK 526
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/15/1982  Upload Date: 2/16/2010 9:14:36 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  marc malnekoff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 526(SDP40F)
Views:  171   Comments: 0


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