SP ran a Super Bowl Special from the Bay Area to the LA basin with its own passenger cars. The special is seen here coasting down the grade off Tehachapi Pass into Mojave, Ca.
After living there in the 70s it seems strange to see GE power as an everyday thing when I returned. Hear a WB prepares to leave and not an EMD in the consist.
The Super Bowl Special crosses the San Joaquin River just north of Fresno on its way to L.A.
SP's Super Bowl Special is setting a blistering pace heading south down the San Joaquin Valley, sometimes going as fast as 75 mph.
SP's Super Bowl Special rolls down the San Joaquin Valley toward Los Angeles at 70 mph.
SP's Super Bowl Special, with three brand-new General Electric B40-8s for power, rolls through farmland at Ripon at 70 mph.
SP freight dropping down through Mott in the shadow of Mt. Shasta