Maurice Lewman AC-9 pic

Maurice Lewman AC-9 pic
fitz, Jul 3, 2007
    • SP 9811
      awesome classic image!
    • HemiAdda2d
      Isn't the cab on the wrong end??
    • r_i_straw
      Nope. The AC-9s were built to burn Phelps Dodge coal while running in New Mexico. The SP bought [SIZE=-1]El Paso & Southwestern from Phelps Dodge and promised to use their coal.
    • SP 9811
      These were Yellowstones that SP got with standard cab placement. They also burned coal for a time, and later changed to oil. They were assigned to the old El Paso & Southwestern on the Sunset route, and later to the Modoc Line. They had skyline casings and strips on the pilot. Semi streamlined.
    • BoxcabE50
      Somehow, it just seems strange to see this style on SP. I suppose it's because their cab forward type got so much publicity.


      Boxcab E50
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