It's the day before Thanksgiving as an early morning sun rises over the Bakersfield yard, which has SP, Conrail, HLCX and Rio Grande locomotives. With the SP being power hungry, just about any po... (more)
Near sunset, SP GP40M No. 7299 leads a westbound manifest between Galt and Acampo, CA. The train is heading "compass" south on SP's Valley Line. No. 7299 was rebuilt by MK.
A clean 4 axle unit climbing the Tehachapi grade.