Michael Palmieri's Collection
Owner: Southern Pacific
Model:EMD MP15ACBuilt As:SP 2713 (MP15AC)
Serial Number:756064-12Order No:756064
Frame Number:756064-12Built:8/1975
Other locos with this serial:  UPY 1442(MP15AC) SP 2713(MP15AC)
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Westbound Coal Train (2)
Title:  Westbound Coal Train (2)
Description:  Southern Paacific MP15AC units 2713, 2705 and 2710 were shoving Southern Pacific cab 1846 and 94 cars of Illinois coal up the Huey P. Long Bridge. Up front were consecutively-numbered Cotton Belt SD45T-2's 9274 and 9273 along with Southern Pacific SD45 8827. The coal originated on the Illinois Central Gulf and was headed for Mexico.
Photo Date:  2/8/1976  Upload Date: 8/17/2017 6:25:51 PM
Location:  Avondale, LA
Author:  PAUL H. OLIVER, JR. photo
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  SP 2713(MP15AC) SP 2705(MP15AC) SP 2710(MP15AC)
Views:  497   Comments: 1
SP MP15AC 2713
Title:  SP MP15AC 2713
Description:  A pair of Espee MP15AC's lead a westbound transfer run around the West Low Curve of the Huey P. Long Bridge, en route from an eastern connection to the railroad's Avondale Yard. The photo was taken from the bridge patrolman's motorcar.
Photo Date:  10/15/1977  Upload Date: 9/1/2010 4:48:21 PM
Location:  Avondale, LA
Author:  Paul H. Oliver, Jr.
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  SP 2713(MP15AC)
Views:  1435   Comments: 6

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