RailPictures.Net Photo: AMTK 526 Amtrak EMD SDP40F at Cajon Pass, California by Craig Walker
 
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Cajon Pass, California, USA (more..)
March 27, 1981
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AMTK 526 (more..)
AMTK 36 (more..)
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Amtrak train #36, led by SDP40F 526 and F40PH 221, passes through Mormon Rocks in southern California's Cajon Pass on March 27th, 1981. This is the eastbound Desert Wind, which ran from Los Angeles CA to Salt Lake City UT. The inaugural run of the Desert Wind was on October 28th, 1979, and the train (which connected to Amtrak's San Francisco Zephyr, which operated from Chicago IL to Oakland CA - it didn't actually reach San Francisco) fell victim to Amtrak's recurring budget cuts and was discontinued on May 12, 1997.
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