RailPictures.Net Photo: SN 712 Sacramento Northern EMD GP7 at Milpitas, California by Charles Knox Freericks
 
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Sacramento Northern (more..)
EMD GP7 (more..)
Milpitas Wye (more..)
Milpitas, California, USA (more..)
August 02, 1978
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SN 712 (more..)
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Charles Knox Freericks (more..)
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The Sacramento Northern GP7 #712 leads Western Pacific's early morning APF, the "Auto Parts Forwarder" up to the Milpitas Wye. Behind the train is the large Ford plant, which was the lifeblood of the Western Pacific at that time. GP7 #712 was delivered to the Western Pacific in April of 1953. After retirement, it went to the Western Railway Museum in Niles, California. Later still, it was sent to the Western Pacific musuem in Portola, California, where it is located today.
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