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Blair Kooistra's Collection
 
11/18/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Blair Kooistra
Dates:1/1/1949 - 12/31/1959
Album Info:scans of old negs acquired while working in Ogden
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Derailment on the Denver & Rio Grande Western
Title:  Derailment on the Denver & Rio Grande Western
Description:  Looking southward as SP's Ogden wrecker (foreground) and Rio Grande's Roper hook clear the carnage. Note all the great Steam Era Freight cars. . . looks like a catalogue for Sunshine models!
Photo Date:  5/12/1954  Upload Date: 8/3/2006 2:47:44 PM
Location:  Roy, UT
Author:  Blair Kooistra
Categories:  Wreck
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Derailment on the Denver & Rio Grande Western
Title:  Derailment on the Denver & Rio Grande Western
Description:  That's SP's Ogden wreck train on the far left. . note the nose of the Black Widow F unit peeking into the picture. View is looking to the North East.
Photo Date:  5/12/1954  Upload Date: 8/3/2006 2:47:44 PM
Location:  Roy, UT
Author:  Blair Kooistra
Categories:  Wreck
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SP mail train derailment
Title:  SP mail train derailment
Description:  An A-B Daylight PA set lies in the ditch at Hogup, UT, in aftermath of derailment of what appeared to be the eastbound mail train Behind the PA's are two REA storage cars; Wreck train is in the background, powered by Black Widow F units. Don't know further particulars on the derailment, however. . .
Photo Date:  10/11/1958  Upload Date: 8/3/2006 2:47:43 PM
Location:  Hogup, UT
Author:  Blair Kooistra
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Slipout on the new Great Salt Lake Fill
Title:  Slipout on the new Great Salt Lake Fill
Description:  View facing eastward at Saline, UT. The new fill, built to replace the old wooden trestle, had opened recently. Location is about 1 mile west of Promontory Point, where the new 1959 fill swings away from the original trestle.
Photo Date:  9/6/1959  Upload Date: 8/3/2006 2:47:45 PM
Location:  Saline, UT
Author:  Blair Kooistra
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Locomotives:  SP 6407(F7A)
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