RailPictures.Net Photo: USAX 1401 United States Army EMD GP9 at Oceanside, California by Craig Walker
  Login · Sign Up 

Community Response Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo
Views: 4,104     Favorited: 16
Since added on December 06, 2011

+ Add to Favorites

+ Nominate for People's Choice

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
» United States Army (more..)
» EMD GP9 (more..)
» Unknown
» Oceanside, California, USA (more..)
» December 04, 2011
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» USAX 1401 (more..)
» Unknown
» Craig Walker (more..)
» Contact Photographer · Photographer Profile 
Remarks & Notes 
USAX 1401 has the following marked under the cab numbers: USMC 296619. This GP9 was constructed by EMD in August 1959 with a low nose as Southern Pacific 5873. SP later renumbered it to 3709, then sold it to the U.S. Army Transportation School as their 002. After that, it became Department of Transportation 1401 and then United States Marine Corps 296619. At one time, the lettering on the side said U.S. ARMY but the Army portion has since been painted out - most likely because this unit is assigned to USMC's Camp Pendleton, just north of Oceanside, California. To see this unit in its SP days, click HERE.
Photo Location Map Photo Comments (1) 

View Larger Map

 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (2)+ Add to Album
Army Locomotives/Trains

Album created by member Ty Kaneshiro
Album Views: 5,221
US Military Rails

Album created by member Greg Brubaker
Album Views: 3,342
An album specifically for United States Military railroad equipment and shipment via rail.
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album

EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]
- Hide Data -

  ApertureFNumber  f/8.0
  Model  NIKON D7000
  ExposureTime  10/2500
  ISOSpeedRatings  125
  Flash  16
  FocalLength  280/10

Photo Copyright 2011 Craig Walker. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2021. All Rights Reserved.
Do Not Sell My Personal Information