Eastbound SP train climbing Beaumont Hill through San Timotao Canyon near El Casco
Southern Pacific SD40T-2 8300 leads an eastbound freight past the depot in Tehachapi, California – at milepost 360.5, just 1.9 miles from the summit of the SP’s crossing of the Tehachapi Mountains... (more)
The caboose end of an SP westbound heads for tunnel 2 as SP 8300 West waits in Bealville siding to proceed downhill toward Bakersfield. The 8300 has another westbound waiting at Allard, right behi... (more)
An SP hogger has just turned a consist of new SD40T-2s, with the class locomotive in the lead.
SP eastbound train climbing Beaumont Pass through San Timetao Canyon.
New SD40T-2 No. 8300 leads a westbound string of boxcars at Woodford, CA. These units were very impressive when they were first delivered, and all worked Tehachapi. Truly these locomotives were on... (more)
In December '76 SP was testing borrowed CN GP40W's tractive effort systems, here remote "master" unit 8300 leads an RCE train east at Beaumont, CA
After being turned, new tunnel motors back to their train, bound for Bakersfield via the Palmdale-Colton Cut-off.
Brand new SD40T-2 8300 leads a westbound SP freight toward Woodford siding.
SP 8300 West waits for a green light to proceed west after meeting a number of SP and Santa Fe eastbound freights.
A trio of brand-new SD40T-2s prepare to couple to a westbound freight for the run over Cajon and Tehachapi.
Brand-new SP SD40T-2 No. 8300 leads a westbound manifest at Woodford on Tehachapi Pass.