RailPictures.Net Photo: SP 2618 Southern Pacific Railroad EMD SW1500 at Vernon, California by Joe Blackwell
 
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Southern Pacific Railroad (more..)
EMD SW1500 (more..)
SP San Pedro Branch along Slausen Ave (more..)
Vernon, California, USA (more..)
August, 1976
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SP 2618 (more..)
Unknown
Joe Blackwell (more..)
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the seventies was a booming decade for SP which found the railroad chronically power short resulting in many unusual power lashups, here a set of seven SW1500's lead a Dolores yard to Taylor yard hauler on the San Pedro Branch along Slausen Ave in the city of Vernon, CA
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