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Santa Fe SF30C at Barstow,CA.

Santa Fe SF30C at Barstow,CA.
Santa Fe U36C 8729 is at the head end of train 513 as it passes the downtown Amtrak station. The mixed freight is eastbound (compass north) and running at the timetable dictated 45 mph. GE built the 8729 in March 1973. It was rebuilt as an SF30C and renumbered ATSF 9508 in November 1985. It was retired sometime before Sept 1997 and sold to Livingston Rebuild center where it became LRCX 9508. It eventually ended up in Sao Paulo Brazil as Ferrovia Centro Atlantica 4710. (Roster information from atsfrr.net and thedieselshop.us)

As LCRX 9508

As FCA 4710

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