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Owner: Blackland
Model:Rebuilt EMD GP8Built As:PLE 5722 (GP7)
Serial Number:16349Order No:6369
Frame Number:6369-10Built:6/1952
Notes:ex-PLE 5722, ex-ICG 7709
Other locos with this serial:  BLR 201(GP8) ICG 7709(GP8) GCW 201(GP8)
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Blackland 201
Title:  Blackland 201
Description:  Just guessing it's a GP10 from the looks of it...
Photo Date:  8/30/2004  Upload Date: 9/18/2004 5:17:31 PM
Location:  Mount Vernon, TX
Author:  Andrew Molder
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  496   Comments: 0
Blacklands RR Switching NETX Co-op
Title:  Blacklands RR Switching NETX Co-op
Description:  It is unusual to see the Blacklands crew switching industry on Saturday but here they are kicking cars to the co-op.
Photo Date:  1/3/2005  Upload Date: 6/25/2006 5:35:34 PM
Location:  Greenville, TX
Author:  Jim Satterwhite
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  596   Comments: 0
BLR 201
Title:  BLR 201
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/13/2005  Upload Date: 11/22/2008 10:32:48 PM
Location:  Sulphur Springs, TX
Author:  John Briggs
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  229   Comments: 0
BLR 2036
Title:  BLR 2036
Description:  Behind the train is a jct with the north end of the TXU line and a UP branch heading east.
Photo Date:  10/1/2006  Upload Date: 10/27/2006 9:13:18 PM
Location:  Winfield, TX
Author:  Neil Stutzman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 2036(GP20) BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  436   Comments: 0
BLR 201
Title:  BLR 201
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/6/2006  Upload Date: 10/21/2006 9:42:03 PM
Location:  Mount Pleasant, TX
Author:  Tom Stolte
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  447   Comments: 0
Blacklands Railroad Station
Title:  Blacklands Railroad Station
Description:  The Blacklands Railroad Company is now headquatered in the old Cottonbelt Station in Sulphur Springs, TX.
Photo Date:  11/4/2007  Upload Date: 11/4/2007 8:39:58 PM
Location:  Sulphur Springs, TX
Author:  Jim Satterwhite
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  438   Comments: 0
Blacklands Railroad
Title:  Blacklands Railroad
Description:  Blacklands Railroad 201 sits in the sun
Photo Date:  9/30/2008  Upload Date: 3/18/2009 12:51:42 PM
Location:  Sulphur Springs, TX
Author:  Chris Hughes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  837   Comments: 0
Blacklands Railroad
Title:  Blacklands Railroad
Description:  Blacklands Railroad 201 sits in the sun
Photo Date:  9/30/2008  Upload Date: 3/18/2009 12:52:13 PM
Location:  Sulphur Springs, TX
Author:  Chris Hughes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  254   Comments: 1
Blacklands RR
Title:  Blacklands RR
Description:  Commerce, TX
Photo Date:  4/7/2009  Upload Date: 4/9/2009 12:44:52 AM
Location:  Commerce, TX
Author:  DOUG COLDIRON
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  215   Comments: 0
Blacklands RR
Title:  Blacklands RR
Description:  Commerce, TX
Photo Date:  4/7/2009  Upload Date: 4/9/2009 12:46:06 AM
Location:  Commerce, TX
Author:  DOUG COLDIRON
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  242   Comments: 0
BLR 201
Title:  BLR 201
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/10/2010  Upload Date: 1/23/2010 6:52:31 AM
Location:  Sulphur Springs, TX
Author:  Stephie Kolata
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  315   Comments: 0
Blacklands RR power
Title:  Blacklands RR power
Description:  Blacklands RR power getting fuel at the Sulphur Springs depot (ex SSW, now NETEX Rail District)
Photo Date:  2/11/2010  Upload Date: 2/16/2010 11:18:36 PM
Location:  Sulphur Springs, TX
Author:  Nathan Bailey
Categories:  Roster,Winter
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  496   Comments: 1
Rubbermaid Switch
Title:  Rubbermaid Switch
Description:  The Blacklands crew couples up and prepares to shove 4-miles back to the old joint yard (formerly MKT and KCS) at Hunt, Texas.
Photo Date:  3/2/2010  Upload Date: 1/7/2010 9:40:27 AM
Location:  Greenville, TX
Author:  Jim Satterwhite
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  271   Comments: 1
Switching Rubbermaid
Title:  Switching Rubbermaid
Description:  The Blacklands crew helped out the Dallas, Garland and Northern RR (DGNO) by switching Greenville's Rubbermaid plant. The DGNO did not have to run a train 35-miles for a six-car shuffle.
Photo Date:  3/2/2010  Upload Date: 3/10/2010 9:51:46 PM
Location:  Greenville, TX
Author:  Jim Satterwhite
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  394   Comments: 3
BLR 201
Title:  BLR 201
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/2/2010  Upload Date: 3/10/2010 9:52:46 PM
Location:  Greenville, TX
Author:  Jim Satterwhite
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  192   Comments: 0
BLR 201
Title:  BLR 201
Description:  The Greenville Turn (Sulphur Springs, Texas to Greenville) is on the KCS and will soon switch to the DGNO a few hundred feet ahead to travel three miles to the Rubbermaid plant near Caddo Mills.
Photo Date:  4/8/2010  Upload Date: 4/8/2010 4:14:36 PM
Location:  Greenville, TX
Author:  Jim Satterwhite
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  301   Comments: 1
Blacklands 201
Title:  Blacklands 201
Description:  This unit is usually stored under the Johnson-Stonewall Street viaduct when not in use.
Photo Date:  5/1/2010  Upload Date: 1/7/2010 9:39:09 AM
Location:  Greenville, TX
Author:  Jim Satterwhite
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  324   Comments: 1
BLR 201
Title:  BLR 201
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/2/2010  Upload Date: 8/3/2010 7:21:34 PM
Location:  Mount Pleasant, TX
Author:  Roger Daniels
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
BLR 201
Title:  BLR 201
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/20/2010  Upload Date: 10/23/2010 6:11:18 PM
Location:  Sulphur Springs, TX
Author:  G Gerard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
BLR 201
Title:  BLR 201
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/20/2010  Upload Date: 10/23/2010 6:11:20 PM
Location:  Sulphur Springs, TX
Author:  G Gerard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  334   Comments: 1
BLR 201 going through (first of 3 shots)
Title:  BLR 201 going through (first of 3 shots)
Description:  The spur is also on the interchange with KCS transcon. In order to pick up, they need to first clear out the spur. They are about to go through
Photo Date:  9/20/2010  Upload Date: 10/23/2010 6:11:21 PM
Location:  Sulphur Springs, TX
Author:  G Gerard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
BLR 201 going through (2nd of 3 photos)
Title:  BLR 201 going through (2nd of 3 photos)
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/20/2010  Upload Date: 10/23/2010 6:11:22 PM
Location:  Sulphur Springs, TX
Author:  G Gerard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  127   Comments: 0
BLR 201 going through (3rd of 3 photos)
Title:  BLR 201 going through (3rd of 3 photos)
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/20/2010  Upload Date: 10/23/2010 6:11:27 PM
Location:  Sulphur Springs, TX
Author:  G Gerard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
BLR 201
Title:  BLR 201
Description:  The Blacklands Local trundles thru Weaver.
Photo Date:  11/16/2010  Upload Date: 12/5/2010 7:27:37 PM
Location:  Weaver, TX
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  180   Comments: 0
BLR 201
Title:  BLR 201
Description:  The Blacklands Local trundles thru Saltillo.
Photo Date:  11/16/2010  Upload Date: 12/5/2010 7:25:52 PM
Location:  Saltillo, TX
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  219   Comments: 1
BLR 201
Title:  BLR 201
Description:  Not so bad in the Badlands. The daily local trundles past at the community of Saltillo. Nice folks that live there, we met a gal who used to fly for ASA and lived South of ATL. Small world.
Photo Date:  11/16/2010  Upload Date: 12/5/2010 7:25:26 PM
Location:  Saltillo, TX
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  185   Comments: 2
BLR 201
Title:  BLR 201
Description:  A former Illinois Central GP8 and a former Santa Fe GP20 sit in the rain near the Blacklands offices in Sulphur Springs.
Photo Date:  1/23/2012  Upload Date: 1/26/2012 8:52:11 PM
Location:  Sulphur Springs, TX
Author:  Roberto Alaniz
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BLR 2036(GP20) BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  262   Comments: 1
BLR 201
Title:  BLR 201
Description:  Now that Pioneer has adopted a uniform scheme for all power, will this nice scheme dissapear under a coat of black and yellow.
Photo Date:  2/4/2012  Upload Date: 2/6/2012 12:06:32 AM
Location:  Sulphur Springs, TX
Author:  Roberto Alaniz
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
BLR 2036
Title:  BLR 2036
Description:  Santa Fe yellow his reappearing around the handrails and cab edges. I wonder if the cab AC still works?
Photo Date:  4/29/2012  Upload Date: 4/30/2012 9:14:50 PM
Location:  Sulphur Springs, TX
Author:  Roberto Alaniz
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BLR 2036(GP20) BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  226   Comments: 1
Lunch Time
Title:  Lunch Time
Description:  The Blacklands Railroad cleaned the yards and industry tracks out in Greenville to amass a train of 37-loads. Three locomotives were used to haul the train to Commerce, TX.
Photo Date:  11/30/2012  Upload Date: 12/2/2012 2:50:41 AM
Location:  Greenville, TX
Author:  Jim Satterwhite
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  253   Comments: 1
BLR 201
Title:  BLR 201
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/20/2013  Upload Date: 1/20/2013 8:29:47 PM
Location:  Mt Pleasant, TX
Author:  Bob Keenan
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  96   Comments: 0
BLR 201
Title:  BLR 201
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/20/2013  Upload Date: 1/20/2013 8:27:15 PM
Location:  Mt Pleasant, TX
Author:  Bob Keenan
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BLR 201(GP8)
Views:  178   Comments: 0


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