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Second Generation Diesel Booster Locomotives in Laramie, Wyoming (editor's title)

Exterior, three-quarters view showing three Union Pacific cabless "booster" GP30B diesel locomotives in Laramie, Wyoming on August 22, 1976. The GP30 locomotive from General Motors' Electro-Motive Division helped usher in the second generation of diesel power, but Union Pacific and Southern Pacific were the only railroads to order second generation cabless booster units. See record 2069 for another model and more information.
Source Richard Neumiller, Peoria, Illinois
Coverage Spatial, Laramie, Wyoming; Temporal, August 22, 1976
Rights Richard Neumiller
Resource Type
Extent 35mm
Depicted Railroad
Location Laramie, Wyoming
Equipment, Locomotive GP30Bs #706B, #714B, and #701B
Builder, locomotive Electro-Motive Division, General Motors Corporation
Creator Description Richard Neumiller, a native of Peoria, Illinois, took his first railroad slides at the Chicago Railroad Fair in 1950. His photographic activity increased while at Knox College in Galesburg, where he graduated in 1953. He served on the Peoria city council from 1973 to 1984, and as mayor of Peoria in 1984-85. He retired from the Central Illinois Light Co. in 1996, but remains active as a photographer.
Collection Richard Neumiller Collection
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