Radio Sled under the high tension power line  Contributor's Pick!       
Union Paicific "radio sled" #Y164 began life as a B23-7 when it was delivered to the Missouri Pacific as their #4669 in June of 1980. It was upgraded into a B30-7 (or B23-7M) by the MoPac, and then became Union Pacific #259 after the merger. The Union Pacific converted it into a CCRCL in June of 2004, stripping out its traction motor and fuel tank. CCRCL stands for Control Car Remote Control Locomotive. We are at the Myers Team Track in downtown LA. The building in the back with the police helicopters parked atop it is Piper Tech.
Date: 2/2/2008 Location: Los Angeles, CA   Map Show Los Angeles on a rail map Views: 1231 Collection Of:   Charles Freericks
Locomotives: UPY 164(CCRCL)    Author:  Charles Freericks
Radio Sled under the high tension power line
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Mark Scott General I saw UPY 105 & 107 here in Cheyenne,WYin 2004. 1 year later, saw 105 DIT (between 2 flatcar'c) going East and got pics of it. 2/19/2008 8:42:33 PM
Ashley Rodriguez General how did u get to were u are at? 2/19/2008 10:37:17 PM
Charles Freericks General Just saw this comment... this area is wide open, and the pavement is a public street. 4/14/2008 10:57:13 AM

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