UP Inspection Special         
UPs classy DD40X #6936 is seen here crossing over Chippewa Ave. in South St. Louis City on the Oak Hill Branch of the DeSoto Subdivision with an inspection train in tow. This is an interesting move considering for years, Missouri Pacific, the lines former owner, had restrictions on "D-D" series units on this portion of the railroad. Note the hulking industrial building in the background -- this is the former Brown Shoe factory which was shuttered decades ago.
Date: 6/15/2001 Location: Saint Louis, MO   Map Show Saint Louis on a rail map Views: 1397 Collection Of:   Scott Nauert
Locomotives: UP 6936(DDA40X)    Author:  Scott Nauert
UP Inspection Special
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User Comments
Name Type Comments Date
William H. Davis Jr. General Nice shot 5/29/2012 11:11:57 PM
Roberto Alaniz General Great photo! 7/22/2012 2:22:27 PM
Patrick Howe General Perhaps that building was used by Brown but it is actually the Graham Paper Company building. Great shot! 12/31/2012 9:31:41 AM
Bob Beaumont General Great shot! Very colorful. 5/6/2018 10:50:04 AM

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