RailPictures.Net Photo: SP 6453 Southern Pacific Railroad EMD FP7 at Alta, California by Drew Jacksich
 
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Southern Pacific Railroad (more..)
EMD FP7 (more..)
Baxter (more..)
Alta, California, USA (more..)
January, 1975
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SP 6453 (more..)
Amtrak #6 (more..)
Drew Jacksich (more..)
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ex-SP, now belonging to Amtrak, #6453 is leading the Eastbound San Francisco Zephyr at Baxter. SP required Amtrak to use the F-units during "adverse weather" as they did not like the plows on the SDP40F's. #6453 became known as the "cyclops" due to the single sealed beam headlight SP placed in the upper position.
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