SP 9177 leads three Milwaukee Road SD40-2s around Sullivan's Curve as the train crawls up Cajon Pass. Seeing three Milwaukee Road engines on a train in Southern California was rare, so we chased ... (more)
SP 9177 leads Milwaukee Road 156, 174 and 168 up Cajon Pass. Seeing three Milwaukee Road engines on a single train was rather rare in SoCal, so we ended up chasing this power consist all day.
When we saw SP 9177 leading three Milwaukee Road SD40-2s on a train out of Taylor Yard in Los Angeles, we knew we had to chase it all the way to West Colton. Soon after arriving in West Colton, th... (more)
Southern Pacific SD45T-2 9177 leads Milwaukee Road SD40-2s 156, 174 and 168 through Sullivan's Curve on Cajon Pass. John Doughty photo, courtesy of Dan Wilkinson collection.