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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, SP, GM EMD SD40T-2, SP locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 December 1998 at Proviso locomotive yard).     Image size is available.

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]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 13 March 2024 at 23:04. Photographs and text copyright © 1998-2000 Harold A. Driscoll, All Rights Reserved. Email address is provided exclusively for personal contact, but emphatically not for use for SPAM net.abuse.