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Southern Pacific SD45R

7400 - 7566

167 units rebuilt


7400 7401 7402 7403 7404 7405 7406 7407 7408 7409
7410 7405 7405 7413 7414 7415 7416 7417 7418 7419
7420 7421 7422 7423 7424 7425 7426 7427 7428 7429
7430 7431 7432 7433 7434 7435 7436 7437 7438 7439
7440 7441 7442 7443 7444 7445 7446 7447 7448 7449
7450 7451 7452 7453 7454 7455 7456 7457 7458 7459
7460 7461 7462 7463 7464 7465 7466 7467 7468 7469
7470 7471 7472 7473 7474 7475 7476 7477 7478 7479
7480 7481 7482 7483 7484 7485 7486 7487 7488 7489
7490 7491 7492 7493 7494 7495 7496 7497 7498 7499
7500 7501 7502 7503 7504 7505 7506 7507 7508 7509
7510 7511 7512 7513 7514 7515 7516 7517 7518 7519
7520 7521 7522 7523 7524 7525 7526 7527 7528 7529
7530 7531 7532 7533 7534 7535 7536 7537 7538 7539
7540 7541 7542 7543 7544 7545 7546 7547 7548 7549
7550 7551 7552 7553 7554 7555 7556 7557 7558 7559
7560 7561 7562 7563 7564 7565 7566
7468a 7468b 7468d
Speed Lettered paint
7400 7401 7417 7437 7457 7484 7486 7491 7500 7522
7523 7524 7547 7555

17 SD45R's made it into Kodachrome paint
7420 7430 7443 7457 7514 7551 7556 7557 7558 7559,
7560 7561 7562 7563 7564 7565 7566


When the SD45's were cycled through the Sacramento Shops to be rebuilt, part of the upgrade was the fitting of SP's 5 light package to the rear hood end. Here is freshly rebuilt #7466's rear 5 light package and #7466's front 5 light package.


References:

  • Railroad Model Craftsman Jan, '68 - Plans.
  • Mainline Modeler, Sep. '92 Page 30 - Modeling SP's SD45's - RPP shell, OMI drive.
  • Model Railroading, Aug, '91 Page 18, Diesel Detail Closeup SD45R.
  • RailModel Journal Aug, '95 Page 28, One Detail at a Time - SD45R Kodachrome.
  • SP 1987/88 Motive Power Pictorial by Joe.W.Shine, Page 19.
  • SP.....into the '90's by Joe.W.Shine, Page 197. - Also has photos of these units.
  • 1995 Southern Pacific Motive Power Annual by Bill Shippen.
  • Southern Pacific Rails - a motive power finale by Peter Limas.

see also: SD45 Info Page for more References.


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