The big 20 cylinder units were not that uncommon on the helpers but were a nice change from the ubiquitous GP-35s. These are shoving an eastbound still with that beautiful cabin car.
Santa Fe SD45 5345, seen here in the "Kodachrome" scheme for the proposed Southern Pacific Santa Fe merger, was originally number 5540, built as ATSF 1840.
SD45 number 5345 leads an all-merger consist east at Gateley. The Santa Fe's ambitious repainting program resulted in very colorful lashups, until the ICC vetoed the SP merger.
Dusk settles over Santa Fe's Barstow Diesel Facility, bringing with it a colorful desert sunset.