RailPictures.Net Photo: SP 9023 Southern Pacific Railroad Krauss-Maffei ML-4000 at Crystal Lake, California by Steve Patterson
 
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Krauss-Maffei ML-4000 (more..)
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Crystal Lake, California, USA (more..)
April 28, 1964
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SP 9023 (more..)
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Steve Patterson (more..)
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Both D&RGW and the SP ordered three German Krauss-Maffei ML-4000 diesel hydraulics in 1961, but after three years D&RGW wasn't happy with the experiment. They sold their three to willing-buyer SP. As I was on a downhill SP train off Donner Pass on April 28, 1964, suddenly here was SP KM 9023 on the headend of another KM and three F units as we met near Crystal Lake, Calif.
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