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Owner: Grenada Railway
Model:GE B30-7ABuilt As:MP 4842 (B30-7A)
Serial Number:43593Order No:1434
Frame Number:Built:1/1982
Notes:blt 1/82 as MP 4842
Other locos with this serial:  BDLX 242(B30-7A) VS 242(B30-7A) GRYR 242(B30-7A) MP 4842(B30-7A) UP 242(B30-7A)
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GRYR 242
Title:  GRYR 242
Description:  A couple of FEC guys on the Grenada Railway.
Photo Date:  3/31/2010  Upload Date: 10/12/2011 8:12:43 PM
Location:  Grenada, MS
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A)
Views:  724   Comments: 0
GRYR 242
Title:  GRYR 242
Description:  GRYR 242 is ex-BDLX 242, exx-UP 242, nee-Mopac 4842, a B30-7A built 1/82.
Photo Date:  4/2/2010  Upload Date: 4/4/2010 7:14:01 PM
Location:  Grenada, MS
Author:  Brian Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A)
Views:  661   Comments: 4
GRYR 242
Title:  GRYR 242
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/27/2010  Upload Date: 8/30/2010 11:44:50 AM
Location:  Winona, MS
Author:  Bart Youngblood
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A)
Views:  409   Comments: 1
SMNR 3536
Title:  SMNR 3536
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/9/2011  Upload Date: 1/19/2011 7:23:07 PM
Location:  Grenada, MS
Author:  Robert Hammons
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SMNR 3536(HR412W) GRYR 4066(B30-7AB) GMTX 2001(GP38) GMTX 2003(GP38) GRYR 1828(RS18) GRYR 242(B30-7A)
Views:  785   Comments: 0
GRYR 242
Title:  GRYR 242
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/9/2011  Upload Date: 1/19/2011 7:18:12 PM
Location:  Grenada, MS
Author:  Robert Hammons
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A) GRYR 1828(RS18) GMTX 2001(GP38)
Views:  594   Comments: 1
Memphis Local
Title:  Memphis Local
Description:  The northbound Grenada to Memphis job is tying their train down at Nesbit with 97 cars. The crew's time is about to expire and the night crew will arrive in a few hours to take the train into Memphis and back to Grenada.
Photo Date:  7/11/2011  Upload Date: 7/11/2011 8:19:39 PM
Location:  Nesbit, MS
Author:  Joe Marascalco
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GMTX 2001(GP38) GRYR 242(B30-7A)
Views:  795   Comments: 8
           Grenada Railway Northbound at Goodman, Mississippi
Title:  Grenada Railway Northbound at Goodman, Mississippi
Description:  Due to an embargo, GRYR is making his last northward trip.
Photo Date:  7/27/2011  Upload Date: 8/1/2011 11:06:24 PM
Location:  Goodman, MS
Author:  Fred Goff
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A) GRYR 4066(B30-7AB) GRYR 1828(RS18)
Views:  724   Comments: 9
          GRYR 242 Northbound one mile north of Pickens.
Title:  GRYR 242 Northbound one mile north of Pickens.
Description:  An embargo is on this track because of a bad bridge.Years ago the City of New Orleans would hit 100 miles per hour on this track.
Photo Date:  7/27/2011  Upload Date: 8/1/2011 10:52:33 PM
Location:  Pickens, MS
Author:  Fred Goff
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A) GRYR 4066(B30-7AB) GRYR 1828(RS18)
Views:  622   Comments: 4
               Grenada Railway 242 North
Title:  Grenada Railway 242 North
Description:  An embargo is on this line account of a bad bridge. Casey Jones,Sim Webb and the Cannonball passed through here on the way to Vaughn,Mississippi. Wayne Johnston's City of New Orleans ran this track.
Photo Date:  7/27/2011  Upload Date: 8/1/2011 10:34:14 PM
Location:  Pickens, MS
Author:  Fred Goff
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A)
Views:  572   Comments: 8
                GRYR 242 Northbound by Durant, Mississippi
Title:  GRYR 242 Northbound by Durant, Mississippi
Description:  Probably the last trip for this train on this track because of an embargo for one year. Durant was a hub for the Illinois Central serving the Aberdeen district & the Lexington district at one time.
Photo Date:  7/27/2011  Upload Date: 8/1/2011 11:12:25 PM
Location:  Durant, MS
Author:  Fred Goff
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A) GRYR 4066(B30-7AB) GRYR 1828(RS18)
Views:  648   Comments: 0
           GRYR 242 Highballing through Vaiden, Mississippi.
Title:  GRYR 242 Highballing through Vaiden, Mississippi.
Description:  Northbound, highballing at track speed of 25 miles per hour.
Photo Date:  7/27/2011  Upload Date: 8/1/2011 11:30:20 PM
Location:  Vaiden, MS
Author:  Fred Goff
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A) GRYR 4066(B30-7AB) GRYR 1828(RS18)
Views:  703   Comments: 10
             Northbound Grenada Railway at West, Mississippi
Title:  Northbound Grenada Railway at West, Mississippi
Description:  An embargo could mean that this could be the last trip. The depot to the left of the train once sat at Vaughn, Mississippi used for the Casey Jones museum.
Photo Date:  7/27/2011  Upload Date: 8/1/2011 11:22:52 PM
Location:  West, MS
Author:  Fred Goff
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A) GRYR 4066(B30-7AB) GRYR 1828(RS18)
Views:  537   Comments: 2
           GRYR 242 NORTH AT SOUTH GOODMAN,MISSISSIPPI
Title:  GRYR 242 NORTH AT SOUTH GOODMAN,MISSISSIPPI
Description:  Due to an embargo on this track its days may be numbered. GRYR 242 is at mile post 679.2.
Photo Date:  7/27/2011  Upload Date: 8/2/2011 12:19:29 AM
Location:  Goodman, MS
Author:  Fred Goff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A) GRYR 4066(B30-7AB) GRYR 1828(RS18)
Views:  410   Comments: 0
           Northbound Grenada Railway at Winona, Mississippi.
Title:  Northbound Grenada Railway at Winona, Mississippi.
Description:  Running track speed of 25 miles per hour through Winona, Mississippi headed to Grenada, Mississippi.
Photo Date:  7/27/2011  Upload Date: 8/1/2011 11:36:42 PM
Location:  Winona, MS
Author:  Fred Goff
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A) GRYR 4066(B30-7AB) GRYR 1828(RS18)
Views:  993   Comments: 6
Front right of GRYR 242
Title:  Front right of GRYR 242
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/28/2011  Upload Date: 10/28/2011 9:07:00 PM
Location:  Batesville, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A)
Views:  317   Comments: 0
Left rear of GRYR 242
Title:  Left rear of GRYR 242
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/28/2011  Upload Date: 10/28/2011 9:07:53 PM
Location:  Batesville, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
GRYR 242
Title:  GRYR 242
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/28/2011  Upload Date: 10/28/2011 9:08:41 PM
Location:  Batesville, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories:  InCab
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A)
Views:  318   Comments: 0
Batesville job returns from Memphis
Title:  Batesville job returns from Memphis
Description:  It only has 15 cars behind it, but it had a whole lot more when it went north to interchange with the CN
Photo Date:  11/11/2011  Upload Date: 11/11/2011 9:41:09 AM
Location:  Batesville, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GMTX 2003(GP38) GRYR 1828(RS18) GMTX 2001(GP38) GRYR 242(B30-7A) GRYR 4066(B30-7AB)
Views:  604   Comments: 0
Southbound Memphis interchange at Batesville depot.
Title:  Southbound Memphis interchange at Batesville depot.
Description:  The railroad mags would have a caption like, "heals into the curve" or "races around the curve" but actually they are sitting still.
Photo Date:  11/11/2011  Upload Date: 11/11/2011 9:42:02 AM
Location:  Batesville, MS
Author:  IC 9224
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GMTX 2001(GP38) GRYR 1828(RS18) GMTX 2003(GP38) GRYR 242(B30-7A) GRYR 4066(B30-7AB)
Views:  427   Comments: 0
Grenada-Memphis Local
Title:  Grenada-Memphis Local
Description:  The Grenada-Memphis local goes under HWY 740 on the south side of Senatobia with 28 cars. This train will stop a mile ahead at Caryle and pick up 3 cars before continuing on to Memphis.
Photo Date:  12/30/2011  Upload Date: 12/30/2011 1:53:05 PM
Location:  Senatobia, MS
Author:  Joe Marascalco
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A)
Views:  391   Comments: 0
Grenada-Memphis Local
Title:  Grenada-Memphis Local
Description:  The Grenada-Memphis local passes over the new Star Landing Road bridge just north of Nesbit with 31 cars heading to Memphis.
Photo Date:  12/30/2011  Upload Date: 12/30/2011 1:53:52 PM
Location:  Nesbit, MS
Author:  Joe Marascalco
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A)
Views:  361   Comments: 0
Grenada/Memphis Local
Title:  Grenada/Memphis Local
Description:  The Grenada-Memphis local passes thru downtown Como on its way to Memphis with 28 cars. The head 3 cars are from Tie Plant at Grenada, the boxcars are loads of paper from Bowater at Grenada, the tanks are storage cars for Valero in Memphis and the rear load of lumber is from Hankins Lumber at Elliott.
Photo Date:  12/30/2011  Upload Date: 11/26/2012 4:39:57 PM
Location:  Como, MS
Author:  Joe Marascalco
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A)
Views:  295   Comments: 0
GMTX 2003
Title:  GMTX 2003
Description:  This was the fourth locomotive on the same train
Photo Date:  2/9/2012  Upload Date: 1/18/2013 4:37:28 PM
Location:  Senatobia, MS
Author:  C.S. Jackson
Categories:  Roster,Scenic
Locomotives:  GMTX 2003(GP38) GRYR 4066(B30-7AB) SMNR 3536(HR412W) GRYR 242(B30-7A)
Views:  354   Comments: 0
SMNR 3536
Title:  SMNR 3536
Description:  I managed to get this freight train (which was led by an ex-Bombardier 7000 demonstrator) coming northbound through the middle of Senatobia.
Photo Date:  2/9/2012  Upload Date: 1/18/2013 4:32:19 PM
Location:  Senatobia, MS
Author:  C.S. Jackson
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  SMNR 3536(HR412W) GRYR 242(B30-7A) GMTX 2003(GP38) GRYR 4066(B30-7AB)
Views:  624   Comments: 0
GRYR 2655
Title:  GRYR 2655
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/2013  Upload Date: 6/3/2013 12:21:26 PM
Location:  Hernando, MS
Author:  C.S. Jackson
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  GRYR 2655(GP38-2) GRYR 242(B30-7A) GRYR 2651(GP38-2)
Views:  234   Comments: 0
GRYR 2655
Title:  GRYR 2655
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/20/2013  Upload Date: 6/3/2013 12:22:20 PM
Location:  Hernando, MS
Author:  C.S. Jackson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GRYR 2655(GP38-2) GRYR 242(B30-7A) GRYR 2651(GP38-2)
Views:  248   Comments: 0
Grenada Railway 2655
Title:  Grenada Railway 2655
Description:  Title sounds corny but after I took this picture I found out that Ray Manzarek of the doors had died on this day.
Photo Date:  5/20/2013  Upload Date: 6/3/2013 12:25:57 PM
Location:  Hernando, MS
Author:  C.S. Jackson
Categories:  Scenic,Track,Action
Locomotives:  GRYR 2651(GP38-2) GRYR 242(B30-7A) GRYR 2655(GP38-2)
Views:  208   Comments: 0
GRYR 4066
Title:  GRYR 4066
Description:  It looks like I'm going to have to cool off on this railfanning thing for a littlle while. The reason around it is burnout.
Photo Date:  6/14/2013  Upload Date: 6/27/2013 2:17:30 PM
Location:  Senatobia, MS
Author:  C.S. Jackson
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  GRYR 2651(GP38-2) GRYR 4066(B30-7AB) GRYR 242(B30-7A) GRYR 2655(GP38-2)
Views:  349   Comments: 0
Past the Magnolia Trees.
Title:  Past the Magnolia Trees.
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/20/2013  Upload Date: 9/20/2013 11:36:30 AM
Location:  Senatobia, MS
Author:  C.S. Jackson
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  GRYR 2651(GP38-2) GRYR 242(B30-7A) GRYR 2655(GP38-2)
Views:  328   Comments: 0
GRYR 242
Title:  GRYR 242
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/13/2014  Upload Date: 5/23/2014 9:14:23 PM
Location:  Hernando, MS
Author:  C.S. Jackson
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  GRYR 242(B30-7A)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
GRYR power
Title:  GRYR power
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/5/2014  Upload Date: 10/11/2014 1:48:04 PM
Location:  Grenada, MS
Author:  G Gerard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GRYR 2603(GP38-2) GRYR 2651(GP38-2) SMNR 3536(HR412W) GRYR 242(B30-7A) GRYR 4066(B30-7AB)
Views:  549   Comments: 0


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