Southern Pacific engines 7808 and 7836 at Knippa, TX

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Knippa, originally known as Chatfield by the railroad it was later named for George Knippa who moved his family there in 1880.

Southern Pacific engines 7808 and 7836 arrive at Knippa, TX

The San Antonio to Spofford Local pauses at Knippa so the crew can grab a bite to eat on November 31, 1990. These GE units were called "Baby Boats" after their larger U33C cousins (U Boats) that once roamed this territory. Disk 101

Southern Pacific engines 7808 and 7836 stopping at Knippa, TX