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Owner: Norfolk Southern
Model:EMD GP38ACBuilt As:SOU 2873 (GP38AC)
Serial Number:37345Order No:5778
Frame Number:5778-23Built:9/1971
Notes:Ex-SOU
Other locos with this serial:  NS 2873(GP38AC) SOU 2873(GP38AC)
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NS 2873
Title:  NS 2873
Description:  EB
Photo Date:  8/24/1987  Upload Date: 2/25/2018 7:06:48 PM
Location:  Ironville, OH
Author:  Bruce Gage
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  8   Comments: 0
18G
Title:  18G
Description:  18G and 19G pass at Alburtis, PA
Photo Date:  6/1/1999  Upload Date: 6/15/2004 11:31:36 AM
Location:  Alburtis, PA
Author:  John C Durant
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6567(SD60) NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 8574(C39-8)
Views:  486   Comments: 2
NS 2873
Title:  NS 2873
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/1/2001  Upload Date: 9/26/2005 1:43:41 AM
Location:  Duluth, GA
Author:  Michael E. Hoskins
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  335   Comments: 0
NS 2873 is at Boylan Jct
Title:  NS 2873 is at Boylan Jct
Description:  NS 2873 is at Boylan Jct
Photo Date:  3/26/2004  Upload Date: 12/31/2008 9:27:44 PM
Location:  Raleigh, NC
Author:  Harold Hodnett
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  715   Comments: 0
NS 2873 NS H3W
Title:  NS 2873 NS H3W
Description:  Southbound Switching the Yard
Photo Date:  9/12/2004  Upload Date: 10/19/2004 2:04:18 PM
Location:  Sunbury, PA
Author:  WILLIAM KLAPP
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  291   Comments: 0
NS 2873 NS H3W
Title:  NS 2873 NS H3W
Description:  Southbound on Sunbury Viaduct
Photo Date:  9/12/2004  Upload Date: 10/19/2004 2:07:14 PM
Location:  Sunbury, PA
Author:  WILLIAM KLAPP
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  339   Comments: 0
NS 2873 heads up the lead towards Elm
Title:  NS 2873 heads up the lead towards Elm
Description:  NS 2873 heads up the lead towards Elm at Greensboro
Photo Date:  12/13/2005  Upload Date: 12/31/2008 9:27:45 PM
Location:  Greensboro, NC
Author:  Harold Hodnett
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  582   Comments: 0
NS 2873
Title:  NS 2873
Description:  High nose brings up the rear of this lashup moving into the Forrest Yard.
Photo Date:  1/20/2006  Upload Date: 4/9/2006 2:33:29 PM
Location:  Memphis, TN
Author:  Mark Mears
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
NS 2873
Title:  NS 2873
Description:  NS 137 is piloted by Casey Thomason, and Conductor Donny at 50 mph through Salem, AL. Gotta love Long Hood Forward!
Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 10/17/2006 11:34:48 PM
Location:  Salem, AL
Author:  Darrell Krueger
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  228   Comments: 1
NS 2873
Title:  NS 2873
Description:  A former Southern GP38AC, running long hood forward, prepares to lead NS train 137 into the siding at Opelika.
Photo Date:  10/13/2006  Upload Date: 10/16/2006 12:43:18 PM
Location:  Opelika, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  216   Comments: 1
NS 2873
Title:  NS 2873
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2007  Upload Date: 2/20/2008 1:04:02 AM
Location:  Bath, SC
Author:  Joseph Johns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  167   Comments: 0
Late 192
Title:  Late 192
Description:  Late 192 normally brings interesting power.
Photo Date:  6/10/2007  Upload Date: 2/20/2008 1:01:29 AM
Location:  Bath, SC
Author:  Joseph Johns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5066(GP38-2) NS 5423(SD50) NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 6174(SD40-2)
Views:  351   Comments: 0
NS 2873
Title:  NS 2873
Description:  An oldie but goodie still hangin' in.
Photo Date:  7/11/2008  Upload Date: 7/29/2008 11:33:41 PM
Location:  Cleveland, TN
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  186   Comments: 0
NS 2873
Title:  NS 2873
Description:  Doin' it Southern style, LHF. T44 shoves a cut into the yard at Calhoun. LHF and an all EMD lineup, don't get much better'n that!
Photo Date:  7/29/2008  Upload Date: 7/29/2008 11:39:01 PM
Location:  Calhoun, TN
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
NS 2873
Title:  NS 2873
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/19/2008  Upload Date: 8/27/2008 11:08:57 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Steven McKay
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 4158(GP38AC)
Views:  190   Comments: 0
NS 2873
Title:  NS 2873
Description:  mix of rebuilds, wrecked, stored and retired engines wait service.
Photo Date:  8/19/2008  Upload Date: 8/28/2008 12:40:52 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Steven McKay
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 4158(GP38AC) CEFX 3170(SD40-2)
Views:  379   Comments: 0
NS 2837
Title:  NS 2837
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/13/2010  Upload Date: 6/15/2010 7:49:17 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Steven McKay
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2837(GP38AC) NS 2843(GP38AC) NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
NS Bellevue Yard
Title:  NS Bellevue Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/28/2010  Upload Date: 7/29/2010 12:16:19 AM
Location:  Bellevue, OH
Author:  Richard Thompson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9597(C40-9W) BNSF 5074(C44-9W) NS 6669(SD60) NS 3062(GP40-2) NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 9506(C40-9W) NSSX 8635(C39-8) NSSX 8212(C39-8) NSSX 8208(C39-8)
Views:  443   Comments: 0
NS Bellevue Yard
Title:  NS Bellevue Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/28/2010  Upload Date: 7/29/2010 12:16:40 AM
Location:  Bellevue, OH
Author:  Richard Thompson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NSSX 8635(C39-8) NSSX 8212(C39-8) NS 2873(GP38AC) BNSF 5074(C44-9W) NS 9597(C40-9W) NSSX 8208(C39-8) NS 6669(SD60) NS 3062(GP40-2)
Views:  411   Comments: 0
UP 8069
Title:  UP 8069
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/6/2010  Upload Date: 8/7/2010 3:35:43 PM
Location:  Bellevue, OH
Author:  Cody Zamostny
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8069(SD9043MAC) NS 5289(GP38-2) NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
NS 2873
Title:  NS 2873
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/16/2010  Upload Date: 8/20/2010 9:22:46 AM
Location:  Bellevue, OH
Author:  Steven McKay
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 5025(GP38-2)
Views:  190   Comments: 0
NS 3320
Title:  NS 3320
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/23/2010  Upload Date: 12/29/2010 11:22:03 AM
Location:  Bellevue, OH
Author:  Bill Kloss
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NS 3320(SD40-2) NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  137   Comments: 0
NS 3320 & 2873
Title:  NS 3320 & 2873
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/23/2010  Upload Date: 12/29/2010 11:47:50 AM
Location:  Bellevue, OH
Author:  Bill Kloss
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3320(SD40-2) NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
NS 2873
Title:  NS 2873
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/24/2010  Upload Date: 10/29/2010 8:28:20 PM
Location:  Bellevue, OH
Author:  TOM HABAK
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
NS 867
Title:  NS 867
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/17/2010  Upload Date: 12/3/2010 6:27:49 PM
Location:  Bellevue, OH
Author:  Steven McKay
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 867(Yard Slug) NS 875(Yard Slug) NS 4633(GP59) NS 5195(GP38-2) NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 7010(GP50) NS 7591(ES40DC)
Views:  325   Comments: 0
NS 3850
Title:  NS 3850
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/17/2010  Upload Date: 12/3/2010 6:45:39 PM
Location:  Bellevue, OH
Author:  Steven McKay
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3850(3GS21C) NS 7519(ES40DC) NS 9680(C40-9W) NS 8765(C40-9) NS 8344(C40-8W) NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 5019(GP38-2)
Views:  284   Comments: 0
NS 2873
Title:  NS 2873
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/21/2010  Upload Date: 11/23/2010 8:22:57 PM
Location:  Bellevue, OH
Author:  Cody Zamostny
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 5186(GP38-2) CEFX 3171(SD40-2) NS 6183(SD40-2) NS 6112(SD40-2) NS 3830(RP20CD) NS 3231(SD40-2) NS 5440(SD50) NS 9434(C40-9W) CN 2558(C44-9W) CN 2275(ES44DC) CN 2234(ES44DC) NS 3850(3GS21C) NSSX 8635(C39-8) NS 9412(C40-9W)
Views:  810   Comments: 0
NS 337
Title:  NS 337
Description:  337 heads south at Kannapolis with a nice all standard-cab lashup
Photo Date:  3/18/2011  Upload Date: 10/31/2012 4:07:23 PM
Location:  Kannapolis, NC
Author:  Drew F
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6647(SD60) NS 8694(C40-8) NS 5244(GP38-2) NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 3342(SD40-2)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
NS 751
Title:  NS 751
Description:  An awesome surprise on 751 heads north by the wye in the late evening lead by a nice GP38AC
Photo Date:  6/1/2011  Upload Date: 10/28/2012 5:56:14 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Drew F
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC) GMTX 9057(SD60) NS 9144(C40-9W) NS 6601(SD60) NS 8769(C40-9)
Views:  169   Comments: 0
NS 2873
Title:  NS 2873
Description:  Train 337's third unit NS 2873 forced from retirement due to a power shortage! 2873 is ex Southern GP38AC.
Photo Date:  8/4/2011  Upload Date: 8/5/2011 12:51:38 PM
Location:  Linwood, NC
Author:  Kevin Hunt
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  138   Comments: 0
Train 337
Title:  Train 337
Description:  Train 337 prepares to depart from Linwood.
Photo Date:  8/4/2011  Upload Date: 8/5/2011 12:46:39 PM
Location:  Linwood, NC
Author:  Kevin Hunt
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  NS 2744(SD70M-2) NS 2762(SD70M-2) NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  172   Comments: 1
337 Smoke
Title:  337 Smoke
Description:  Train 337s power smokes up grade Yadkin Hill toward Five Row in Spencer, NC.
Photo Date:  8/4/2011  Upload Date: 8/5/2011 4:07:17 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Kevin Hunt
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 2744(SD70M-2) NS 2762(SD70M-2) NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
NS 5137
Title:  NS 5137
Description:  Two high hoods and two wide cabs wait on the fuel pad at Dickinson yard for there next job.
Photo Date:  11/7/2011  Upload Date: 2/4/2012 8:35:07 PM
Location:  Belle, WV
Author:  Travis Giles
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 5137(GP38-2) NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 7554(ES40DC)
Views:  192   Comments: 0
NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Description:  NS Southbound Local Freight Train AB29 doing some switching at North Yard in Birmingham, Al. AB29 is the relief job of AB06 that brings interchange to North Yard for BNSF to retrieve & take back to their yard at East Thomas
Photo Date:  4/23/2012  Upload Date: 4/24/2012 10:32:45 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 7064(GP50)
Views:  253   Comments: 0
NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East End District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East End District
Description:  NS Westbound Local Freight Train A43 ( Anniston, Al. to Bremen, Ga. Turn ) heading back west to Anniston, Al. after a days switching duties between Anniston, Al. & Bremen, Ga. with a rare trio of high hood GP38 models for power, just like the good old days
Photo Date:  7/18/2012  Upload Date: 7/19/2012 6:50:22 PM
Location:  Bremen, GA
Author:  William H. Davis Jr.
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 5127(GP38-2) NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 5217(GP38-2)
Views:  277   Comments: 7
NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East End District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East End District
Description:  NS Westbound Local Freight Train A43 ( Anniston, Al. to Bremen, Ga. Turn ) passing through Edwardsville, Al. on their way back to Anniston, Al. after working industries online of road with a rare trio of high hood GP38 models for power just like the good old days
Photo Date:  7/18/2012  Upload Date: 7/19/2012 10:18:04 AM
Location:  Edwardsville, AL
Author:  William H. Davis Jr.
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 5127(GP38-2) NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 5217(GP38-2)
Views:  286   Comments: 9
NS 2873
Title:  NS 2873
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/28/2012  Upload Date: 10/25/2012 8:21:10 AM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Kerry Douglas
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  114   Comments: 0
NS'S Alabama Divison AGS South District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Divison AGS South District
Description:  NS Northbound Local Freight Train A20 ( Wilton to Birmingham, Al. ) passing through 64th Street in Woodlawn, Al.
Photo Date:  12/6/2012  Upload Date: 12/7/2012 6:50:58 AM
Location:  Woodlawn, AL
Author:  William H. Davis Jr.
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 7065(GP50) NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 7081(GP50)
Views:  318   Comments: 4
NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Description:  NS Southbound Local Freight Train A21 ( Birmingham to Wilton, Al. Turn ) passing through 43rd Street in Birmingham, Al.
Photo Date:  12/6/2012  Upload Date: 12/6/2012 7:33:33 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  William H. Davis Jr.
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 7081(GP50) NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 7065(GP50)
Views:  323   Comments: 9
NS GP38AC 2873
Title:  NS GP38AC 2873
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/2/2013  Upload Date: 3/7/2013 9:17:56 AM
Location:  Roanoke, VA
Author:  Christopher Esposito
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  106   Comments: 1
NS 337
Title:  NS 337
Description:  A roster shot of an old GP38AC #2873 trailing on 337
Photo Date:  3/3/2013  Upload Date: 3/3/2013 9:38:21 PM
Location:  Kannapolis, NC
Author:  Drew Faulk
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
NS 2873
Title:  NS 2873
Description:  Another shot of the 2873 on 337
Photo Date:  3/3/2013  Upload Date: 3/3/2013 9:38:54 PM
Location:  Kannapolis, NC
Author:  Drew Faulk
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  229   Comments: 0
Andrews Yard
Title:  Andrews Yard
Description:  Ready tracks
Photo Date:  3/17/2013  Upload Date: 3/30/2013 8:17:18 PM
Location:  Columbia, SC
Author:  Jonathan Hinely
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 5237(GP38-2)
Views:  93   Comments: 0
NS 2873 must be one of a very few GP38AC's left in service
Title:  NS 2873 must be one of a very few GP38AC's left in service
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/18/2013  Upload Date: 4/28/2013 5:27:57 PM
Location:  Barber, NC
Author:  Harold Hodnett
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  392   Comments: 0
NS 7115 & 2873 work Oyama yard
Title:  NS 7115 & 2873 work Oyama yard
Description:  An odd couple of units!
Photo Date:  8/30/2013  Upload Date: 9/22/2013 8:42:38 PM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Harold Hodnett
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7115(GP60) NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  328   Comments: 0
NS 2873
Title:  NS 2873
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/30/2013  Upload Date: 9/22/2013 8:42:42 PM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Harold Hodnett
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  388   Comments: 0
NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Description:  NS Southbound Local Freight Train A21 ( Birmingham to Wilton, Al. ) passing through Woodlawn, Al. on AGS #1 Main with GP60 7103 leading the way
Photo Date:  9/8/2014  Upload Date: 9/9/2014 2:18:05 AM
Location:  Woodlawn, AL
Author:  William H. Davis Jr.
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 7103(GP60) NS 5829(GP38-3) NS 5174(GP38-2) NS 2873(GP38AC)
Views:  248   Comments: 2
NS 4008
Title:  NS 4008
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/29/2015  Upload Date: 7/4/2015 7:45:20 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Matthew Ginkel
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NS 4008(PR43C) NS 4004(PR43C) NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 4003(PR43C) NS 9577(C44-9W) NS 7220(SD80MAC) NS 6201(SD40-2)
Views:  286   Comments: 1
NS 2873
Title:  NS 2873
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/20/2016  Upload Date: 3/25/2016 3:30:28 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Chris Wallace
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2873(GP38AC) NS 4148(GP38AC)
Views:  103   Comments: 0


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