Southern Pacific's SD39s were ordered with extra ballast for lugging freight through the Tehachapis, but this later date finds a number of them serving in the helper pool out of San Luis Obispo.
A switch crewmember hitches a ride on a slug at Barstow.
Sunset on Paine, and the SD awaits to have the tracks free to run.
Tren de Fepasa encargado del transporte de la basura desde Santiago a Montenegro
Two SD39 and slug sets at Barstow
Shot of Barstow from the East.
A pair of remotes, one each representing the ATSF and BN, wait to go to work.
Recently shopped Santa Fe SD39 1558 gleams in the sun in Barstow, California. This engine is the former ATSF 4010.
It's not even noon yet and the temp is already in the 90s as the Lakeville turn enters the Spine Line for a trip across town to their yard. The track in the foreground is the former CGW McIntire ... (more)
The Lakeville job heading home to Northfield with 15 cars.Nice to see the former SOO/MN&S SD-39 still earning its keep.
Note red lettering
Local waiting to come off the Coast Line at left