GP8 7962

Unknown Photographer (Jim Jones Collection)

 
    Part of a January 1953 order of 35 GP7's, GP7 8962 was built in March of that year.  It was rebuilt in September of 1974 by the Paducah Shops into GP8 7962.  It was damaged in a sideswipe collision on the Frisco at Birmingham, Alabama on February 13th,1978, resulting in it getting the solid orange scheme.  It was sold to Steel Processing and scrapped in December 1992.

Notes:  This was the only GP8 to get the solid orange. 

Date in Solid Orange: 1978 - ??

 

 

THE PHOTOS

7962aMikeVanaCouncilBluffsIowa09241978.jpg (60691 bytes)

Location:

Council Bluffs, Iowa

Photographer:

Mike Vana 

Date:

September 24th, 1978
Quality:  60k
 
7962fJerryBosanekCouncilBluffsIowa09261978NathanDahmsCollection.jpg (61407 bytes)

Location:

Council Bluffs, Iowa

Photographer:

Jerry Bosanek (Nathan Dahms Collection)

Date:

September 26th, 1978
Quality:  60k
 
7962gMikeVanaCouncilBluffsIowa10151978.jpg (54644 bytes)

Location:

Council Bluffs, Iowa

Photographer:

Mike Vana 

Date:

October, 15th, 1978
Quality:  54k
 
7962bJimJonesCollection.jpg (68560 bytes)

Location:

Unknown

Photographer:

Unknown (Jim Jones Collection)

Date:

Unknown
Quality:  67k
 
7962c.jpg (43597 bytes)

Location:

Unknown

Photographer:

Unknown 

Date:

Unknown
Quality:  43k
 
7962d.jpg (47146 bytes)

Location:

Starkville, Mississippi

Photographer:

A. L. Goodman III

Date:

Unknown
Quality:  47k
 
7962e.jpg (44608 bytes)

Location:

Starkville, Mississippi

Photographer:

A. L. Goodman III

Date:

Unknown
Quality:  44k