RailPictures.Net Photo: SP 8278 Southern Pacific Railroad EMD SD40T-2 at San Bernardino, California by Gary R. Schermerhorn
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Southern Pacific Railroad (more..)
EMD SD40T-2 (more..)
Palmdale-Colton Cutoff Line (more..)
San Bernardino, California, USA (more..)
May 12, 1989
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SP 8278 (more..)
01-MJLBP-11 (more..)
Gary R. Schermerhorn (more..)
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An insider photograph of the shocking aftermath of the tragic runaway of a overloaded SP potash train "01-MJLBP-11" after it lost it's brakes off Cajon Pass and careened off a curve at over 100mph into a San Bernardino suburb killing two SP crew members and two others.
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