RailPictures.Net Photo: ATSF 5628 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF) SD45-2 at Portales, New Mexico by Joe McMillan
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» Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF) (more..)
» SD45-2 (more..)
» main line 
» Portales, New Mexico, USA (more..)
» May 02, 1973
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» ATSF 5628 (more..)
» Potash Train (more..)
» Joe McMillan (more..)
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A northbound potash train holds the main at Portales, New Mexico, while a southbound sulphur train waits in the siding. Portales was on Santa Fe's Carlsbad Subdivision 17 miles south of Clovis. The sulphur train is heading to Rustler Springs, Texas, for another load. The units on the potash train are 5628-4674-5011-5619 (SD45-2/SD26/SD40/SD45).
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