RailPictures.Net Photo: UP 702B Union Pacific EMD GP30B at Yermo, California by Craig Walker
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Union Pacific (more..)
EMD GP30B (more..)
Yermo, California, USA (more..)
January 23, 1982
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UP 702B (more..)
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Craig Walker (more..)
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Reagan Recession Storage

A downturn in the economy in the early 1980s caused the Union Pacific to store power that was deemed surplus in late 1981. Much of it was stored in the warm, dry Mojave Desert at the railroad's yard in Yermo, California. Some of those unused locomotives were photographed on January 23rd, 1982, in a deadline that included GP30Bs, SDP35s, SD45s, ex-RI GP40s and U28Bs, and even the UP's massive DDA40Xs.
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Gone for good

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These are engines that are either already scrapped, are in deadlines, or they're in severe danger of being scrapped. Not everything can be preserved.
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