RailPictures.Net Photo: ATSF 5023 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF) EMD SD40-2 at Fullerton, California by Craig Walker
 
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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF) (more..)
EMD SD40-2 (more..)
ATSF Third District (more..)
Fullerton, California, USA (more..)
January, 1978
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ATSF 5023 (more..)
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Craig Walker (more..)
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Santa Fe SD40-2 5023 was but two months old when photographed on the point of an eastbound freight in Fullerton, California, in January 1978. This engine has a 123" long nose in order to house Locotrol equipment. (Locotrol, a product of GE Transportation Systems, permits locomotives to be distributed throughout the length of a train, allowing for unmanned helpers in mountainous territory.
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