GP30 No. 3006
As of September 1994
This unit is nearly in as-delivered configuration. I photographed it in Colorado Springs, where it was serving as the yard switcher and local power.
I shot both ends. Why I didn't take photos of the sides is a mystery that I cannot to this day solve...
Rio Grande's GP30s came in two groups, as shown in this table.
|Number Range||Date Purchased||Comments|
|3001 - 3013||Apr-May 1962||Nos. 3001, 3002 later received large Rio Grande herald.|
|3014 - 3028||Jan-Feb 1963||Nos. 3014, 3027 later received large Rio Grande herald. Nos. 3021-3028 downgraded to B-unit status in 1972.|
Specific information for individual units may be found on the Rio Grande Modeling & Historical Society's GP30 page.
Notice the photo and comments to the right...
All features are as delivered, with the following exceptions:
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