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6/25/2016
 
 
 
 
 
By:Charles Stookey
Dates:1/1/1973 - 12/31/1985
Album Info:Photos taken in many locations in Oklahoma that don't fit into other albums. Oklahoma City is listed just for convenience.
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SLSF 725
Title:  SLSF 725
Description:  HOLDENVILLE OK July 10 1978 -- Frisco GP35 725 has cut off from its train and moved south of the Rock Island crossing. The locos stopped at this location to meet a Holdenville Fire Department grass fire rig and fire department personnel so a Frisco crewman can use water from a handy fire hydrant. EMD built the 725 in April 1965. After the merger with BN it became BN 2575. It was retired in July 1985. (Roster information from www.trainpix.com)
Photo Date:  7/10/1978  Upload Date: 10/14/2012 9:34:03 PM
Location:  Holdenville, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SLSF 725(GP35)
Views:  364   Comments: 1
CRIP 4321
Title:  CRIP 4321
Description:  ENID OK Aug 4 1978 -- Rock Island GP38-2 4321 (Texas), U28B 263, GP38-2 4348 (Tom Foster) and GP35 330 haul a mixed freight past a freshly plowed field south of Enid. EMD built the 4321 (b/n 757136-7) in October 1976. After Rock Island's bankruptcy and shutdown the unit was leased by Missouri Pacific in mid-1980 as MP 2259. On Aug 8 1990 the lease transferred to Union Pacific and it became UP 2259. On Dec 15 2000 was renumbered UP 759. After being retired on July 27 2007 it went to GATX Rail Locomotive Group as GMTX 2131. (Roster information from http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-36.php and http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-14.php)
Photo Date:  8/4/1978  Upload Date: 10/9/2012 7:21:23 PM
Location:  Enid, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 4321(GP38-2)
Views:  386   Comments: 1
CRIP 4507
Title:  CRIP 4507
Description:  WAUKOMIS OK Aug 4 1978 -- Rock Island GP7R 4507 leads a mixed freight south as it approaches the E0500 Road crossing on the Rocks north-south main line. EMD built the unit in September 1952 as GP7 1271 (s/n 17602). After the Rocks collapse the 4507 went to the Chicago and Northwestern as CNW 4161. It was retired by the Union Pacific on Oct 7 1996. It was sold to Helm financial and then sold to Hoosier Southern Railroad as HOS 406. (Roster information from http://www.rits.org/www/equipment/ridispos.html, http://thedieselshop.us/CRIP.HTML, http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/17600.htm and http://utahrails.net/all-time/up-x-cnw.php)
Photo Date:  8/4/1978  Upload Date: 10/9/2012 7:19:35 PM
Location:  Waukomis, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 4507(GP7R)
Views:  275   Comments: 1
ATSF 6363
Title:  ATSF 6363
Description:  MOORE OK August 7 1978 -- It isnt a steam engine but it still portrays a classic smoking wedge. Santa Fe B23-7 6363 leads a light engine movement and the smoke show is mainly courtesy of the three General Electric products in the lead. Santa Fe built the 6363 (s/n 41686) in mid-1978 and delivered it in yellow warbonnet. On Sept 22 1995 it was transferred to BNSF. On Feb 23 2000 it was patched and renumbered BNSF 4220. It was up for auction to the highest bidder on July 19 2007. According to Fred Harrison on Loconotes it was on a train departing Galesburg IL on Oct 12 2007 headed for National Railway Equipment at Silvis IL. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/B23-7/reference.htm#6363, http://auctions.bnsf.com/cgi-bin/auction.exe/placebid?a=1784 and http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LocoNotes/message/73446)
Photo Date:  8/7/1978  Upload Date: 10/6/2012 11:25:26 PM
Location:  Moore, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 6363(B23-7)
Views:  186   Comments: 2
ATSF 3100
Title:  ATSF 3100
Description:  MOORE OK September 3 1978 -- Santa Fe first in class GP20 3100, GP38 3543, GP20 3135 and U23B 6306 head south with train 365. EMD built the lead unit as ATSF 1100 (s/n 25573 and delivered it in blue with yellow ends and trim. It was numbered ATSF 3100 in the 1969-70 general renumbering. It was repainted blue with yellow warbonnet after mid-June 1972. In November 1980 the San Bernardino CA shops rebuilt it as a GP20u and renumbered it 3000. On September 22 1995 it was patched BNSF and renumbered 2002. After being retired it was sold to Pioneer Rail Equipment and became PREX 3000. It has since been renumbered PREX 2053 and Joe Hill photographed it on April 11 2012 in black with yellow trim. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/GP20/reference.htm#3100, http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/25500.htm and http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=2984517)
Photo Date:  9/3/1978  Upload Date: 9/28/2012 10:53:05 PM
Location:  Moore, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 3100(GP20)
Views:  378   Comments: 1
ATSF 2472
Title:  ATSF 2472
Description:  EDMOND OK Sept 4 1978 -- Santa Fe CF7 2472 has charge of Work Train 1. EMD built the unit as F7A 238L (s/n 9599in April 1950 and delivered it in blue with cream yellow trim. On Dec 31 1976 the Cleburne TX shops rebuilt it as a CF7 with a round roof and renumbered it ATSF 2472. It was acquired by General Electric in December 1984, sold to the Blue Mountain and Reading RR and renumbered BMRG 2472 in March 1985. After being sold to National Railway Equipment Co it was sold to IMC Fertilizer and renumbered IMC 204. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/F7A/reference.htm)
Photo Date:  9/4/1978  Upload Date: 10/6/2012 11:22:06 PM
Location:  Edmond, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  ATSF 2472(CF7)
Views:  260   Comments: 1
ATSF 2795
Title:  ATSF 2795
Description:  GUTHRIE OK Sept 4 1978 -- Santa Fe GP7 2795 is tied up at the station awaiting switching work. EMD built the 2795 (s/n 17450) in October 1952 and delivered it in zebra stripe paint. At an unknown date it was repainted yellow warbonnet. In January 1981 the Cleburne TX shops rebuilt it as a chop-nose GP7u with an angled Topeka cab and it was renumbered ATSF 2221. It was transferred to the BNSF on Sept 22 1995. In January 2000 it was patched and renumbered BNSF 1365. In October 2005 it was rebuilt as a Radio Controlled Locomotive Platform and renumbered 290. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/GP7/reference.htm)
Photo Date:  9/4/1978  Upload Date: 10/6/2012 11:28:55 PM
Location:  Guthrie, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  ATSF 2795(GP7)
Views:  248   Comments: 1
ATSF 2455
Title:  ATSF 2455
Description:  GUTHRIE OK March 26 1979 -- Santa Fe CF7 2455 handles switching duties in this one-time capital of Oklahoma. The crew has tied it up just south of the station. EMD built this unit (s/n 13787) in May 1951 as F7A 252L and delivered it in blue with cream and vermillion trim paint. On June 7 1977 the Cleburne TX shops rebuilt it as a CF7 in blue with yellow warbonnet and renumbered it 2455. It was retired in early 1982, sold to Southwestern Rail Car Parts in January 1983 and scrapped. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/CF7/reference.htm)
Photo Date:  3/2/1979  Upload Date: 9/28/2012 10:56:29 PM
Location:  Guthrie, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  ATSF 2455(CF7)
Views:  257   Comments: 1
CRIP 4373
Title:  CRIP 4373
Description:  HENNESSEY OK June 18 1979 -- Rock Island GP38-2 4373, and U33B 298 head south with a grain train. EMD built the 4373 in November 1978. Upon shutdown of the Rock Island it went to Grand Trunk Western as 5855 and then to Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific as 5856. (Roster information from thedieselshop.us and rits.org)
Photo Date:  6/1/1979  Upload Date: 2/15/2012 8:46:36 PM
Location:  Hennessey, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 4373(GP38-2)
Views:  1376   Comments: 12
ATSF 3540
Title:  ATSF 3540
Description:  Noble OK June 4 1979 -- Santa Fe GP38 3540 and seven other B-truck units handle a southbound TOFC-COFC. EMD built the 3540 (b/n 36576) in August 1970. In July 1985 it was rebuilt as a GP38u and renumbered to ATSF 2340. On Sept 29 1998 it became BNSF 2230. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/all-time%20diesel%20roster/pwr3500.htm)
Photo Date:  6/4/1979  Upload Date: 10/14/2012 9:46:45 PM
Location:  Noble, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 3540(GP38)
Views:  191   Comments: 4
ATSF 5605
Title:  ATSF 5605
Description:  HEMAN OK June 18 1979 -- Santa Fe SD45 5605 heads west with train 138. EMD built the 5605 as a Locotrol master (s/n 35010) in May 1969 and delivered it in blue with yellow ends and trim. It was repainted into yellow warbonnet after Aug 26 1972. It became the second unit to be painted in the proposed Southern Pacific-Santa Fe merger scheme in the first week of September 1985 when it was released from the San Bernardino shops as SPSF 5401. It was returned to yellow warbonnet before Jan 1 1991 with the failure of the merger, was retired in April 1995 but transferred to BNSF on Sept 22 1995 after the merger. It was patched BNSF and renumbered 6412 on Sept 19 1999 and was retired in April 1995. It was acquired by National Railway Equipment Co and became NREX 6412. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/SD45/reference.htm, http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/35000.htm and http://www.trainpix.com/bnsf/EMDORIG/SD45/INDEX.HTM)
Photo Date:  6/18/1979  Upload Date: 10/14/2012 9:41:27 PM
Location:  Heman, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 5605(SD45)
Views:  166   Comments: 5
ATSF 6377
Title:  ATSF 6377
Description:  THACKERVILLE OK June 25 1979 -- A very new Santa Fe B23-7 6377 is at the lead of a hopper train. GE built the unit in June 1979. It became ATSF 7211 in late 1988 to early 1989 when it was rebuilt at the San Bernardino shops but regained its ATSF 6377 number in September 1989. Upon the merger with BN it was relettered and renumbered BNSF 4234 on Sept 22 1995. See http://www.qstation.org/BNSF_B23-7_4245/ for a detailed story of the Santa Fe B23-7s. (Roster information from atsfrr.net)
Photo Date:  6/25/1979  Upload Date: 2/8/2012 9:27:45 PM
Location:  Thackerville, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 6377(B23-7)
Views:  273   Comments: 4
CRIP 4543
Title:  CRIP 4543
Description:  ANADARKO OK June 27 1979 -- The crew of this lashup with Rock Island 4543 in front has tied down the engines and gone to lunch. EMD built the unit (s/n 17615) as CRIP 1284 in December 1952. After being rebuilt as a GP7r on Oct 27 1976 it was renumbered CRIP 4543. It was acquired by Chicago & North Western on June 17 1981 and was renumbered CNW 4197. It was retired on Feb 21 1997 and sold for scrap to Larrys Truck and Electric and arrived there on April 7 1998. (Roster information from http://utahrails.net/all-time/up-x-cnw.php#gp7r-cnw4100 and http://utahrails.net/cnw/cnw07.php#4100-gp7r) -- aPLEASE SEE NOTE BELOW FROM MIKE MURRAY --
Photo Date:  6/27/1979  Upload Date: 9/28/2012 10:50:13 PM
Location:  Anadarko, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CRIP 4543(GP7R)
Views:  326   Comments: 2
ATSF 225 on circus train
Title:  ATSF 225 on circus train
Description:  ARDMORE OK July 25 1979 -- Santa Fe GP9u 2250 and GP30u 3276 split the intermediate signals on the south side of Ardmore as they power the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus train on its journey from Oklahoma City to the Dallas-Fort Worth area. EMD built the 2250 as ATSF 702 (s/n 21572) in May 1956 and delivered it in zebra stripe paint. In late 1969-early 1970 it was renumbered to ATSF 2902. After mid-June 1972 it was repainted to blue-yellow warbonnet. On April 25 1978 the Cleburne TX shops rebuilt it as a GP9u and renumbered it to ATSF 2250. After a stint in SPSF paint it regained blue-yellow warbonnet before Jan 1 1991 after the proposed SP-ATSF merger was rejected. On Sept 22 1995 it was transferred to BNSF and on June 4 1998 was rebuilt and renumbered to BNSF 1639 but still wore its warbonnet paint. On March 23 2010 Mark Herren shot the unit in Spalding ID on the Bountiful Grain and Craig Mountain Railroad. It was painted BG&CM orange and black. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/GP9/reference.htm#702 and http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1991225)
Photo Date:  7/25/1979  Upload Date: 5/20/2012 7:38:46 PM
Location:  Ardmore, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 2250(GP9u)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
ATSF 2250, on circus train
Title:  ATSF 2250, on circus train
Description:  DAVIS OK July 25 1979 -- Santa Fe GP9u 2250 and GP30u 3276 approach the East 1750th Road road overpass on the south side of Davis as they power the southbound Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus train on its journey from Oklahoma City to the Dallas-Fort Worth area. EMD built the 2250 as ATSF 702 (s/n 21572) in May 1956 and delivered it in zebra stripe paint. In late 1969-early 1970 it was renumbered to ATSF 2902. After mid-June 1972 it was repainted to blue-yellow warbonnet. On April 25 1978 the Cleburne TX shops rebuilt it as a GP9u and renumbered it to ATSF 2250. After a stint in SPSF paint it regained blue-yellow warbonnet before Jan 1 1991 after the proposed SP-ATSF merger was rejected. On Sept 22 1995 it was transferred to BNSF and on June 4 1998 was rebuilt and renumbered to BNSF 1639 but still wore its warbonnet paint. On March 23 2010 Mark Herren shot the unit in Spalding ID on the Bountiful Grain and Craig Mountain Railroad. It was painted BG&CM orange and black. (Roster information from httPlease credit Charles Stookey
Photo Date:  7/25/1979  Upload Date: 9/28/2012 10:58:20 PM
Location:  Davis, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 2250(GP9u)
Views:  256   Comments: 1
ATSF 8019
Title:  ATSF 8019
Description:  NOBLE OK July 29 1979 -- Santa FE C30-7 8019 hauls a piggyback train. A strip of paper is flapping from the handrail behind the cab. GE built the unit in December 1977. It was repainted to SPSF paint sometime in 1985 or 1986 and retired in SPSF paint in November 1992. (Roster information from atsfrr.net)
Photo Date:  7/29/1979  Upload Date: 2/15/2012 8:50:37 PM
Location:  Noble, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 8019(C30-7)
Views:  138   Comments: 1
ATSF 3665
Title:  ATSF 3665
Description:  GUTHRIE OK September 1979 -- Santa Fe GP39-2 3665 leads a TOFC train. EMD built the 3665 (s/n 74664-49) in April 1979 and delivered it in yellow warbonnet. Sometime between mid-1985 and mid-1986 it was renumbered 3164 for the proposed Southern Pacific-Santa Fe merger but was not repainted SPSF. It regained its 3665 number before June 1987. In June 1987 the Cleburne TX shops rebuilt it as a GP39-2u and renumbered it 3423. On Sept 22 1985 it was transferred to BNSF. On March 15 2000 it was patched BNSF and renumbered as 2792. (Date of photo approximate, roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/GP39-2/reference.htm)
Photo Date:  9/1/1979  Upload Date: 10/14/2012 9:45:16 PM
Location:  Guthrie, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 3665(GP39-2)
Views:  161   Comments: 4
SLSF 263
Title:  SLSF 263
Description:  TULSA OK March 30 1980 -- Frisco NW2 263 awaits a switching assignment at Cherokee Yard. The switcher was built by EMD in June 1949. Upon merger with the BN it became BN 423. It was retired in August 1983, sold to Erman Corp, Topeka KS, as ECIX 1 in September 1983 and resold to Eli Lilly & Co (Bremnan IN) as ELCX 1. (Roster information from http://www.frisco.org/vb/archive/index.php/t-864.html)
Photo Date:  3/30/1980  Upload Date: 2/17/2012 10:16:56 PM
Location:  Tulsa, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SLSF 263(NW2)
Views:  237   Comments: 2
SLSF 755
Title:  SLSF 755
Description:  TULSA OK March 30 1980 -- Frisco GP40-2 755 comes to a stop at Cherokee Yard engine facility. EMD built the 755 in May 1979. When the BN and Frisco merged it became BN 3045. It was retired in October 1997. (Roster information from trainpix.com)
Photo Date:  3/30/1980  Upload Date: 2/17/2012 10:16:08 PM
Location:  Tulsa, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SLSF 755(GP40-2)
Views:  207   Comments: 1
SLSF 922
Title:  SLSF 922
Description:  HENRYETTA OK March 30 1980 -- Frisco SD45s 922 and 913 lead a mixed freight past the depot on a cloudy day. EMD built the 922 (s/n 33607) in October 1968 and delivered it in Mandarin Orange and White. After merger with BN it was renumbered 6671, painted BN green with white stripes, was retired on October 3 1986, sold to Wilson Railway on May 1 1987 and scrapped. (Roster information from http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/33600.htm; http://archive.trainpix.com/BN/EMDORIG/SD45/INDEX.HTM and http://donsdepot.donrossgroup.net/dr1887.htm)
Photo Date:  3/30/1980  Upload Date: 9/24/2012 1:33:52 AM
Location:  Henryetta, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SLSF 922(SD45)
Views:  266   Comments: 1
SS 101
Title:  SS 101
Description:  SAND SPRINGS OK March 30 1980 -- Sand Springs Railway SW900 101 awaits its call to work as it sits at the engine house. The 101 was purchased by the railroad in 1956. It shares duties with two other SW900s. For a good history of the line see http://www.american-rails.com/sand-springs-railway.html.
Photo Date:  3/30/1980  Upload Date: 2/17/2012 10:14:44 PM
Location:  Tulsa, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SS 101(SW900)
Views:  186   Comments: 2
SS 101
Title:  SS 101
Description:  SAND SPRINGS OK March 30 1980 -- Sand Springs Railway SW900 101 awaits its call to work as it sits at the engine house. The 101 was purchased by the railroad in 1956. It shares duties with two other SW900s. For a good history of the line see http://www.american-rails.com/sand-springs-railway.html.
Photo Date:  3/30/1980  Upload Date: 2/17/2012 10:13:52 PM
Location:  Tulsa, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SS 101(SW900)
Views:  148   Comments: 2
ATSF 8035
Title:  ATSF 8035
Description:  BELVA OK April 27 1980 -- Santa Fe C30-7 8035 rounds the curve at Belva on a westbound train. GE built the unit in June 1978. It was leased to GE before December 1989 and then traded to GE in December 1989. In July 1996 it was sold to Cycle Systems and scrapped.
Photo Date:  4/27/1980  Upload Date: 2/8/2012 9:26:22 PM
Location:  Belva, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 8035(C30-7)
Views:  821   Comments: 7
ATSF 3626
Title:  ATSF 3626
Description:  EDMOND OK Sept 6 1980 -- Santa Fe GP39-2 3626 leads train 395. EMD billet the 3626 (s/n 74664-10) in 1975. and delivered it in yellow warbonnet. It was renumbered but not repainted as SPSF 3126 sometime in July 1985 to July 1986. Sometime before June 1987 it was renumbered back to 3626. In June 1987 the Cleburne TX shops rebuilt it to GP39-2u 3422. After the merger it was transferred to BNSF on Sept 22 1995. In October 1998 it was patched and renumbered BNSF 2791. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/GP39-2/reference.htm#3626 and http://www.trainpix.com/bnsf/EMDORIG/GP39-2/INDEX.HTM)
Photo Date:  9/6/1980  Upload Date: 9/24/2012 1:41:18 AM
Location:  Edmond, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 3626(GP39-2)
Views:  114   Comments: 1
ATSF 3033
Title:  ATSF 3033
Description:  PONCA CITY OK PONCA CITY OK August 1981 -- ATSF GP20u 3033 handles switching duties in this north-central city. A large customer is the ConocoPhillips oil refinery but this photo highlights the grain business. The Robin Hood Flour site was closed in 1959. EMD built the 3033 (s/n 26839) in September 1961 as ATSF 1133 in blue with yellow ends. It became ATSF 3133 in the 1969-70 general renumbering and was repainted into yellow warbonnet after mid-June 1972. The San Bernardino shops rebuilt it as a GP20u and renumbered 3033 January 1977. After creation of BNSF it was patched and renumbered BNSF 2023. It was acquired by Filmore Western as FWRY 3033 and acquired by Nebraska Northeastern Railway as NENE 3033. John Dyer photographed the unit on May 10 2009 at Sheerin Junction (TX) on the Texas North Western Railway in red paint as TXNW 109. (Date of photo approximate, roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/GP20/reference.htm#1133, http://www.trainpix.com/bnsf/EMDORIG/GP20/INDEX.HTM, http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/26800.htm and http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1673605)
Photo Date:  3/1/1981  Upload Date: 9/19/2012 10:12:11 PM
Location:  Ponca City, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  ATSF 3033(GP20u)
Views:  200   Comments: 2
ATSF 3501
Title:  ATSF 3501
Description:  Pauls Valley OK April 1981 -- This undated photo shows Santa Fe GP38 3501 as it awaits its crew for switching duties in this south-central Oklahoma community. At one time an alternate north-south Santa Fe line from Newkirk in the north through Cushing, Shawnee, Tecumseh, and Byars rejoining the Oklahoma City main line in Pauls Valley. EMD built the 3501 in June 1970. In April 1985 Santa Fe rebuilt it as GP38u 2301. When Santa Fe and Burlington Northern merged it became BNSF 2190 (Feb 9 1980). (Date approximate, roster information from atsfrr)
Photo Date:  4/1/1981  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 2:39:54 PM
Location:  Pauls Valley, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  ATSF 3501(GP38)
Views:  561   Comments: 2
ATSF 8733
Title:  ATSF 8733
Description:  WYNNEWOOD OK April 1981 -- This undated photo shows Santa Fe U36C 8733 in the hole south of the station. GE built the unit in April 1973. The Cleburne shops rebuilt it as an SF30c ATSF 9503 in October 1985. After retirement it was sold to National Railway Equipment on August 9 1995. Before Jan 6 1996 it was sold to Metropolitan Stevedore Co as MSTV 9503. It then went to Brazil and became MRS 3730 where it went into service in November 2003 with MRS Logistica S.A. which operates the Southeastern Federal Railroad Network. (Date approximate, roster information from atsfrr.net and thedieselshop.us)
Photo Date:  4/1/1981  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 2:41:02 PM
Location:  Wynnewood, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  ATSF 8733(U36C)
Views:  219   Comments: 4
NCOK 2873
Title:  NCOK 2873
Description:  CHICKASHA OK March 26 1982 -- North Central Oklahoma Railroad RS36 2873 sits in front of the former Rock Island station. Note the semaphore train order signal at top right. The NCO existed from 1982 to 1985 and is now the Austin, Todd & Ladd Railroad but the AT&L does not roster this unit. Web site http://www.fl9.com/ reports, “Prior to arriving in Oklahoma, this 1800-hosepower unit was one of only forty of this model built by ALCO, and served as the Norfolk & Western 2873 after starting its life as the Nickel Plate 873.” According to http://www.trainweb.org/jaydeet/rs32_36.htm ALCO built the NKP 873 in July 1962.
Photo Date:  1/10/1982  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 2:37:58 PM
Location:  Chickasha, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster,Night,Signal
Locomotives:  NCOK 2873(RS36)
Views:  270   Comments: 2
MKT 3109
Title:  MKT 3109
Description:  OKARCHE OK Jan 17 1983 -- Katy 3109 and GP40 171 are switching cars at a bulk loading facility. This was the Rock Islands north-south line which Katy took over and operated a the Missouri Kansas Texas. EMD built the 3109 (s/n 34286) For Penn Central as PC 3109 in August 1968 and later became Conrail 3109. Katy acquired it after the Conrail lease expired and renumbered it MKT 235. This photo shows the unit patched for MKT but not yet renumbered. When Union Pacific took over it became UP 670 on May 19 1990 and was to be renumbered UP 9953 to free up the number for a GP38-2. UP retired the 670 on April 18 2000. It was photographed by Brandon Warnick in Paducah KY on Oct 1 2011 and was reported by Mark Gillings as en route to Progress Rail in Tacoma WA on March 24 2012. (Roster information from http://www.edisaurus.com/rr/mkt_roster.htm, http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/34200.htm, http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-13.php#gp40-667 and http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=2751588)
Photo Date:  1/17/1983  Upload Date: 9/19/2012 10:06:25 PM
Location:  Okarche, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MKT 3109(GP40)
Views:  1741   Comments: 6
MKT 210
Title:  MKT 210
Description:  BISON OK August 15 1983 -- Katy GP40 210 hauls a mixed freight on the north south main line of the bankrupt Rock Island. At the date of this photo Katy operated the line as the Oklahoma Kansas Texas. EMD built the 210 (s/n 34093) in August 1968in 1968. It was retired as MKT 210 and sold to Phoenix Railway Corp (Spokane WA) in February 1992 but the sale was rescinded. It was sold to Pielet Brothers Scrap Iron and Metal (McCook IL) on March 27 1992. (Roster information from http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-07.php#gp40-500)
Photo Date:  3/15/1983  Upload Date: 9/12/2012 10:10:07 PM
Location:  Bison, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MKT 210(GP40)
Views:  254   Comments: 3
MKT 3161
Title:  MKT 3161
Description:  KINGFISHER OK June 17 1983 -- Missouri Kansas Texas GP40 3161 switches grain cars on its trip south. This was the north-south main line of the now bankrupt Rock Island. The 3161 is patched MKT but not yet renumbered to 247. It was built (s/n 34338) in 1968 for Penn Central as PC 3161, became Conrail 3161,adcuired by Katy in 1983 as MKT 247, became UP 682 on Dec 27 1990 and then UP 9964 on April 12 2000. It was retired on JUne 20 2001. (Date of Photo approximate, roster information from http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/34300.htm, http://www.edisaurus.com/rr/mkt_roster.htm, http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-13.php#gp40-667 and http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-73.php)
Photo Date:  3/17/1983  Upload Date: 9/12/2012 10:13:18 PM
Location:  Kingfisher, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MKT 3161(GP40)
Views:  359   Comments: 6
ATSF 5097
Title:  ATSF 5097
Description:  WYNNEWOOD OK May 2 1983 -- Santa Fe SD50-2 5097 blasts south with a mixed freight. EMD delivered the 5097 (s/n 786219-27) in October 1979. The San Bernardino shops rebuilt it as an SD40-2u in April 1991 and it underwent maintenance at Morrison Knudsen in April 1984. After the BNSF merger it was patched and renumbered 6756. It gained BNSF Heritage 1 paint before July 10 2000. According to Russ Strodtz (on Yahoo group LocoNotes) it was renumbered BNSF 1637 On May 11 2011 . (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/SD40-2/reference.htm and http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/786219.htm)
Photo Date:  5/2/1983  Upload Date: 9/19/2012 10:09:59 PM
Location:  Wynnewood, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 5097(SD40-2)
Views:  228   Comments: 3
MKT 3161
Title:  MKT 3161
Description:  OKARCHE OK June 17 1983 -- Katy GP40 3161 heads south on the Oklahoma Kansas Texas under mostly cloudy Oklahoma skies. This is the former north-south mainline of the Rock Island. The 3161 is patched MKT but not yet renumbered to 247. It was built (s/n 34338) in 1968 for Penn Central as PC 3161, became Conrail 3161,adcuired by Katy in 1983 as MKT 247, became UP 682 on Dec 27 1990 and then UP 9964 on April 12 2000. It was retired on JUne 20 2001. (Date of Photo approximate, roster information from http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/34300.htm, http://www.edisaurus.com/rr/mkt_roster.htm, http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-13.php#gp40-667 and http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-73.php)
Photo Date:  6/17/1983  Upload Date: 9/12/2012 10:11:40 PM
Location:  Okarche, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MKT 3161(GP40)
Views:  245   Comments: 1
UP 8444
Title:  UP 8444
Description:  DURANT OK Jan 28 1985 -- UP 4-8-4 8444 approaches a stop on its northbound journey through Oklahoma.
Photo Date:  1/28/1985  Upload Date: 2/20/2012 1:11:40 AM
Location:  Durant, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  245   Comments: 0
MP 3507
Title:  MP 3507
Description:  TUPELO OK Jan 28 1985 -- Missouri Pacific GP50 3507 leads a southbound TOFC train as it holds the siding waiting for 4-8-4 8444 to pass. Note railfans on the highway 3 overpass in the left background. EMD built the 3507 (s/n 797322-8 in November 1980. It gained Union Pacific yellow paint on Dec 30 1984 and became UP 57 on Jan 7 1988. It was renumbered to UP 967 on Feb 8 1990. On July 12 1993 it was fitted with dynamic brakes. It was wrecked on July 8 1998 at Redlands CA and sold for scrap to Pacific Rail Dismantlers (Roster information from http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-01.php#gp50-50, http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-15.php#gp50-960 and http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/797322.htm)
Photo Date:  1/28/1985  Upload Date: 9/10/2012 7:02:10 PM
Location:  Tupelo, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MP 3507(GP50)
Views:  235   Comments: 1
UP 8444
Title:  UP 8444
Description:  DURANT OK Jan 28 1985 -- UP 4-8-4 8444 makes a stop while northbound in southern Oklahoma.
Photo Date:  1/28/1985  Upload Date: 2/20/2012 1:09:35 AM
Location:  Durant, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  1032   Comments: 0
UP 8444, Hey dad, that's loud!
Title:  UP 8444, Hey dad, that's loud!
Description:  DURANT OK Jan 28 1985 -- The engineer waves to a railfan-in-training who is covering his ears as the boys father snaps a photo of UP 4-8-4 8444. The locomotive is rolling north toward the East Main Street crossing as it continues its journey home to Cheyenne WY after an appearance at the Louisiana World Exhibition in New Orleans.
Photo Date:  1/28/1985  Upload Date: 9/8/2012 1:17:47 PM
Location:  Durant, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  288   Comments: 1
UP 8444
Title:  UP 8444
Description:  DURANT OK Jan 28 1985 -- UP 4-8-4 8444 is surrounded by onlookers at a scheduled stop. The iconic locomotive is returning to Cheyenne WY after an appearance at the Louisiana World Exhibition in New Orleans.
Photo Date:  1/28/1985  Upload Date: 9/8/2012 1:16:18 PM
Location:  Durant, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  193   Comments: 1
UP 8444
Title:  UP 8444
Description:  TUPELO OK Jan 28 1985 -- UP 4-8-4 8444 steams north as a helicopter paces it overhead. The locomotive and its train are returning to Cheyenne WY after an appearance at the Louisiana World Exhibition in New Orleans.
Photo Date:  1/28/1985  Upload Date: 9/8/2012 1:14:47 PM
Location:  Tupelo, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  238   Comments: 1
ATSF 6358
Title:  ATSF 6358
Description:  BRAMAN OK Feb 18 1985 -- Santa Fe B23-7 6358 rolls west (compass south) on its way to Ponca City OK via Blackwell OK. It had dropped off empty grain cars at an elevator in Hunnewell KS. This unit was built by GE in April 1978. It became BNSF 4215 on Feb. 29 2000. (Roster information from atsfrr.net)
Photo Date:  2/18/1985  Upload Date: 2/20/2012 1:13:41 AM
Location:  Braman, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 6358(B23-7)
Views:  315   Comments: 2
BN 6502
Title:  BN 6502
Description:  TULSA OK April 1985 -- BN SD45 6502 lays over at the Cherokee Yard engine facility. This SD45 was delivered by EMD in 1966 as NP 3602. After being retired it was sold to Southwestern Railroad Car Parts on July 27 1986. (Roster information from research.nprha.org)
Photo Date:  4/1/1985  Upload Date: 3/5/2012 11:46:59 PM
Location:  Tulsa, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 6502(SD45)
Views:  169   Comments: 2
BN 8128
Title:  BN 8128
Description:  TULSA OK April 1985 -- BN SD40-2 8128 lays over at the Cherokee Yard engine facility. This unit was delivered to BN in June 1980. At a later date it became FURX 8128 and was leased back to BNSF. (Date of photo approximate, roster information locophotos.com, archive.trainpix.com)
Photo Date:  4/1/1985  Upload Date: 3/5/2012 11:45:53 PM
Location:  Tulsa, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 8128(SD40-2)
Views:  131   Comments: 1
BN 1378
Title:  BN 1378
Description:  MUSKOGEE OK April 1985 -- Burlington Northern GP15-1 1378 is tied up for the day. EMD built the unit (s/n 767076-4) for the Frisco as SLSF 103 in August 1977. It became BNSF 1478. (Date of photo approximate, roster information from http://archive.trainpix.com/BN/EMDORIG/GP15-1/INDEX.HTM, http://www.trainpix.com/bnsf/EMDORIG/GP15-1/INDEX.HTM and http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/767076.htm)
Photo Date:  4/1/1985  Upload Date: 9/15/2012 11:09:57 PM
Location:  Muskogee, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 1378(GP15-1)
Views:  266   Comments: 1
BN 6435
Title:  BN 6435
Description:  TULSA OK April 1985 -- Burlington Northern SD45 6435 awaits an assignment. EMD built the unit (s/n 31603) for the Great Northern as GN 405 in May 1966. It was retired on Nov 19 1986 and sold to St. Louis Auto Shredding on February 23 1987. (Date of photo approximate, roster information from http://archive.trainpix.com/BN/EMDORIG/SD45/INDEX.HTM and http://www.greatnorthernempire.net/index2.htm?GNEGNDieselRosters.htm)
Photo Date:  4/1/1985  Upload Date: 9/24/2012 1:37:11 AM
Location:  Tulsa, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 6435(SD45)
Views:  125   Comments: 1
MKT 315
Title:  MKT 315
Description:  WAGONER OK April 1985 -- Katy GP38-2s 315 and 306 haul a mixed freight on a cloudy day. EMD built the 315 (s/n 74629-2) in August 1974. After Katys merger with the Union Pacific the unit became UP 2346 on Nov 11 1988 and was the first of the Katy GP38-2s to be repainted UP yellow. It was changed to switching service in October 1990; on Oct. 10 2002 was renumbered UP 846 and was renumbered UP 281 in March 2008. (Date of photo approximate; roster information from http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-14.php#gp38-2-835 and http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/74629.htm and http://www.thedieselshop.us/UP.HTML)
Photo Date:  4/1/1985  Upload Date: 9/24/2012 1:35:18 AM
Location:  Wagoner, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MKT 315(GP38-2)
Views:  210   Comments: 1
UP 3215
Title:  UP 3215
Description:  MUSKOGEE OK April 1985 -- Union Pacific SD40-2 3215 leads a mixed freight around a curve on former Missouri Pacific tracks. EMD built the 3215 (s/n 72684-13) in April 1973. (Date of photo approximate, roster information from http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-45.php)
Photo Date:  4/1/1985  Upload Date: 9/15/2012 11:08:27 PM
Location:  Muskogee, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 3215(SD40-2)
Views:  211   Comments: 1
UP 3521
Title:  UP 3521
Description:  WAGONER OK April 1985 -- The headend crew is getting off Union Pacific SD40-2 3521. EMD built the 3521 (s/n 786170-23) for UP in January 1979. According to Sean Graham-White on Yahoo Group Loconotes it was renumbered UP 1718 and designated an SD40N on August 2012 as part of the SD40-2 Modernization program. (Roster information from Sean Graham White and http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-46.php#)
Photo Date:  4/1/1985  Upload Date: 9/15/2012 11:05:05 PM
Location:  Wagoner, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 3521(SD40-2)
Views:  135   Comments: 1
MP 3141
Title:  MP 3141
Description:  WAGONER OK April 1985 -- In this undated photo Missouri Pacific SD40-2 3141 leads a mixed freight through an area which once had much more trackage. EMD built the unit in 1974 as C&EI 3141. Upon merger with the Union Pacific it became UP 4141. UP rebuilt the unit to SD38-2 2825 March 16 1998. On Dec 12 2001 it became UPY 825. (Date approximate, roster information from utahrails.net)
Photo Date:  4/1/1985  Upload Date: 2/20/2012 1:07:50 AM
Location:  Wagoner, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MP 3141(SD40-2)
Views:  246   Comments: 1
WP 3517
Title:  WP 3517
Description:  COOKSON OK April 1985 -- Western Pacific GP40 3517 is far from its former home rails as it sits in the noon sun. The light is questionable but I had to shoot Western Pacific paint in Oklahoma. EMD built the 3517 (s/n 36824) on August 21 1970. After acquisition by Union Pacific it was to be renumbered UP 666 but on August 31 1985 it was retired and returned to owner-lessor Helm Financial Corp and was leased to Soo line. In April 1987 it became Chicago Missouri and Western 3517 and in July 1987 was renumbered CMNW 3000. In January 1990 it became Gateway Western 3000 and in January 1991 became Wisconsin Central 3000. , (Date of photo approximate, roster information from http://www.wplives.com/motivepower/drosters.html, http://www.trainweb.org/WPRRINFO/WhereAreTheyNowGP40.html, http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-08.php#gp40-wp3517 and http://www.trainweb.org/wisrail/wcroster.htm#Histories)
Photo Date:  4/1/1985  Upload Date: 9/15/2012 11:02:24 PM
Location:  Cookson, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  WP 3517(GP40)
Views:  263   Comments: 1
ATLT 1948, vandalized
Title:  ATLT 1948, vandalized
Description:  WATONGA OK July 28 1985 -- Austin Todd & Ladd GP9 1948 awaits work. Sadly the unit appears to have undergone damage as the cab windows show evidence of possible bullet holes. The locomotive was built (s/n 24059) in June 1958 for Northern Pacific as NP 369, became BN 1948, retired in February 1985 and then to ATLT 1948. (Roster information from http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/24000.htm and http://archive.trainpix.com/BN/EMDORIG/GP9/INDEX.HTM)
Photo Date:  7/28/1985  Upload Date: 9/10/2012 7:04:41 PM
Location:  Watonga, OK
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  ATLT 1948(GP9)
Views:  181   Comments: 1


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