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Southern Pacific GP9 5623

This web site is dedicated to the memory of my friend, Errol B. Ohman.  He lost his battle with cancer on 5/27/12.  We had a lot of fun with the restoration and operation of the 5623 and he is missed.

S.P.'s Passenger GP9
SP5623 Written History   1995 Car Shop Opening

5623 Data
SP5623 (1955 to 1965)   1997 Shell Commercial
Photos and Details
SP3005 (1965 to 1977)   Railfair 1999
About the Owners
SP3189 (1977 to 1991)   On the OTR, before 2000
Photo Requests
ScrapYard Visit
On the OTR, 2000 +
Favorite Links
Rebirth of the 3189   New Life In Niles Canyon
Return to Black Widow  
Repairs (ongoing)
The Other T-Boats
Update Log
1995 S.P. Picnic

5623 in 1 1/2 Scale
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Last Site Change Made on 04/30/2014
Top photo by Dave Maffei taken at Sacramento Rairfair '95 on June 16, 1995.

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