RailPictures.Net Photo: SP 6450 Southern Pacific Railroad EMD FP7A at Palm Springs, California by Jim Munding
 
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Southern Pacific Railroad (more..)
EMD FP7A (more..)
Westbound headed for Los Angeles (more..)
Palm Springs, California, USA (more..)
July 07, 1973
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SP 6450 (more..)
SUNSET (more..)
Jim Munding (more..)
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Amtrak used all they could find to power their early trains
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