The GE 25 ton #970

Onion Pacific 25 Ton #970

Onion Pacific is a common nickname for the UP, and is a nickname that a family member has enjoyed for this diminutive motive power.

Prototype Photo
Prototype Photo


970 in charge of a short train
OP#970 on the DS&N

970 and work train
The 970 is used extensively on the DS&N for work train service.

Our DS&N version of this OP 25 Tonner is from Railroad Supply of New Hampshire.  Powered by a reliable Kohler 4 horsepower pull start plant, it features a full hydrostatic drive, with all axles driven.  Control is via a variable position lever on the rear pilot.


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