After conquering the mountain, Santa Fe GP35 3432 (ex-1432) leads a consist of 7 GPs on an eastbound as it passes to old passenger station at Tehachapi, CA, near the summit.
A dirty Cotton Belt SD45T-2 9389, the Southern Pacific's first Bicentennial engine, departs SP's West Colton Yard in Bloomington, California, with an eastbound freight on January 12, 1978.
Looking a bit dirty, Cotton Belt SD45T-2 9389, the Southern Pacific's first Bicentennial engine, prepares to depart SP's West Colton Yard in Bloomington, California, with an eastbound freight on J... (more)
Southern Pacific U33Cs 8654 and 8606 have been added to the front of 8771 east, which stalled on the hill at Bealville while crossing the Tehachapi Mountains on January 20, 1978.
Note oranges on trees
A Milwaukee Road freight has lost its air in downtown Winona by the passenger depot and the fireman looks back to see how the brakeman is doing before the train can proceed east.
Typical busy action at Southern Pacific's West Colton Yard, as GP9 3406 (ex-3548, nee-5717) heads east on the mainline while a set of power backs into the yard to its assigned train.