RailPictures.Net Photo: AMTK 526 Amtrak EMD SDP40F at Cajon Pass, California by Craig Walker
 
  Login Sign Up 


Photo Location Map Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo


View Larger Map
Amtrak (more..)
EMD SDP40F (more..)
Mormon Rocks (more..)
Cajon Pass, California, USA (more..)
May 12, 1997
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
AMTK 526 (more..)
AMTK 36 (more..)
Craig Walker (more..)
Contact Photographer Photographer Profile 
Remarks & Notes 
The Desert Wind

Amtrak train #36, led by SDP40F 526 and F40PH 221, passes through Mormon Rocks in southern California's Cajon Pass on March 27th, 1981. This is the eastbound Desert Wind, which ran from Los Angeles CA to Salt Lake City UT. The inaugural run of the Desert Wind was on October 28th, 1979, and the train (which connected to Amtrak's San Francisco Zephyr, which operated from Chicago IL to Oakland CA - it didn't actually reach San Francisco) fell victim to Amtrak's recurring budget cuts and was discontinued on May 12, 1997.
Community Response Photo Comments (1) 
Views: 5,255     Favorited: 18
Since added on June 09, 2016

+ Add to Favorites

+ Nominate for People's Choice

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
 
* Views on this page updated in real-time.

 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (5)+ Add to Album
Amtrak's Desert Wind Route

Album created by member WrongWayWhiskers (Ed)
Album Views: 3,730
Depicts Amtrak's "Desert Wind" service, which operated from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City, via Las Vegas. Its discontinuance in 1997 left the lower Intermountain region, including Las Vegas, without any passenger rail service since.
Cowls

Album created by member Nathan Richters
Album Views: 147,120
An album-full of the unique descendants of the cab unit. Interested in cab units too? Click here.
Stainless Steel

Album created by member Nathan Richters
Album Views: 85,794
Whether applied to locomotives or cars, stainless steel provides a distinctive finish.
Amtrak

Album created by member ollie
Album Views: 146,907
Classic Railroading

Album created by member Chessiefan2
Album Views: 292,928
Railroading in the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, basically anything but the 2000s.
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album


EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]

This image contains EXIF headers - Click Here to show the data.



Photo Copyright 2016 Craig Walker. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2020. All Rights Reserved.
Do Not Sell My Personal Information