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Owner: Southern
Model:EMD GP38Built As:SOU 2761 (GP38)
Serial Number:36009Order No:7240
Frame Number:7240-9Built:11/1969
Other locos with this serial:  NS 2761(GP38) RJCP 2761(GP38) SOU 2761(GP38) NS 701(RP-E4C)
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SOU 2761
Title:  SOU 2761
Description:  While assigned to yard and transfer service at New Orleans, Southern GP38 2761 was "customized" with green paint insde the "O" in its road name. While this was a standard feature on the railroad's freight cars -- a part of its "Southern Gives a Green Light to Innovation" marketing campaign -- it was wasn't suppose to show up on locomotives! The 2761 was built with a small 1700-gallon fuel tank, but here it has a 3,000-gallon tank from a retired SD35. The building on the right is the tower at Oliver Yard. (month approximate)
Photo Date:  12/12/1986  Upload Date: 6/1/2009 8:29:48 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Michael Palmieri
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SOU 2761(GP38)
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