RailPictures.Net Photo: AMT 516 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF) EMD SDP40F at Needles, California by Steve Patterson
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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF) (more..)
EMD SDP40F (more..)
near Needles, state line (more..)
Needles, California, USA (more..)
December 05, 1973
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AMT 516 (more..)
Train 3 (more..)
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The 3 SDP40Fs are now in California, having crossed the Colorado River from Topock, Ariz. The train is essentially ex-Santa Fe Super Chief and El Capitan cars, and it was during this winter of 1973-74 that ATSF disallowed Amtrak to use the Super Chief name any longer. This very late running No. 3 could actually have been the Southwest Limited on this Dec. 5, 1973.
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