With a light rain falling, freshly painted Santa Fe 1569 sits along with other SPSF merger paint scheme locomotives and slug units in primer paint outside of the San Bernardino engine shops.
Just into the LA basin out of Cajon Pass. We stumble across this train with two of the rarest locomotives on the Santa Fe roster. ATSF 1569, SD39 one of twenty of the models. And ATSF 5257, SDF40... (more)
Fresh from rebuilding in San Bernardino, SPSF merger-painted 1569 leads an eastbound San Diego to Barstow train up the north track at Cajon.
Santa Fe SD-39 #4013 was renunbered 1569 in 1985.Santa Fe owned a total of 20 units..