ATSF 5903 - Keene, CA - 12/23/78         
It takes a lot of power to lift heavy trains over the Tehachapi Mountains, as evidenced by this Santa Fe eastbound lead by F45 5903. Ten six-axle diesels from factories in La Grange IL and Erie PA are on the head-end on a foggy December 23, 1978 - all struggling against the force of gravity.
Date: 12/23/1978 Location: Keene, CA   Map Show Keene on a rail map Views: 864 Collection Of:   Craig Walker
Locomotives: ATSF 5903(F45)    Author:  Craig Walker
ATSF 5903 - Keene, CA - 12/23/78
Picture Categories: Winter,Action This picture is part of album:  1970s
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Bernie Feltman General Excellent photo, Craig 2/13/2011 7:11:30 PM
Ron Moraca General WOW!!!!!! 4/21/2011 9:28:51 PM
dominic hetherington General classic old skool lash up 7/14/2011 5:38:04 PM

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