Former Southern Pacific #162 At Toronto yards

Discussion in 'The Real Thing- North America' started by interurban, Jun 11, 2005.

  1. interurban

    interurban Active Member

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    :eek: Look what was waiting for Interurban this Saturday afternoon, 6612.

    The gentelman walking off the unit was telling me the units problems :(
    And it will proberly end up back south of the border. :D
    Nice find though eh!! :cool:

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  2. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    That's a Great Find Chris. :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  3. spitfire

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    That's pretty cool Chris!! Why are the numbers painted in UP's colours?

    Val
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    they are patching all locomotives that are not in UP numbers to the UP number system, making room for new models using old numbers. they want to have all the same models in the same numbers ,
  5. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Val the Southern Pacific was taken over by the Union Pacific in 1996 following years of financial problems. So that's why the numbers are painted in U.P colors.
  6. interurban

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    :thumb: Thanks for the info guys. ;)
  7. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Your Welcome Chris. :wave: :wave: