Photographer unknown, from my collection.
Head up of the zombie trains of Eureka. SP 2872 was part of the North Coast Railroads fleet that hauled timber from Eureka to the Northwestern Pacific interchange at Willits.
The Field of Broken Dreams in Eureka - NCRR 70 an EMD GP7, SP 2872 and three other former Southern Pacific GP-9's that have seen better days, sit oxidizing slowly away from the salt air tha... (more)
Marooned On the Waterfront in Eureka California - SP 2872 and four other former Southern Pacific GP-9's sit rotting away in the salt air of the North Coast burb of Eureka. Once known for l... (more)
Late in their careers these got a renumbering into a yard unit series. Photographer unknown. From the collection of Sid Vaught
Heading back to Santa Cruz from Davenport, #2872 has the cement loads and coal empties in tow as it approaches Scaroni Rd. At the time, SP would not allow six axle power past Santa Cruz so the cr... (more)