Southern Pacific 8564
GM EMD SD40T-2 diesel-electric locomotive
Southern Pacific 8564 GM EMD SD40T-2 diesel-electric locomotive as darkness sets on the locomotive yard just east of the Locomotive Maintenance Facility in the Proviso (Melrose Park, Illinois) rail yard.
SP 8564 was built in February 1979, GM EMD SD40T-2, builder number 786174-66. Union Pacific plans to renumber SP 8564 to UP 4505. [courtesy of Union Pacific Locomotive Directory, Don Strack, Withers Publishing, ISBN 1-881411-16-8, 1998]
SP 8564: freight locomotive, EMD SD40-2T, 3,000 hp. [courtesy of Roster of UPRR Locomotive Ownership, January 1, 1999.]
Equipment characteristics of SP 8564: AAR car type D125 (locomotive), external dimensions (length 70' 8", width 10' 3", height 16' 0"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, January 2000]
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