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At the crossing

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This is a train crossing over itself. Where else, Tehachapi Loop. Don't know when this was taken but those are SD-39s on the point. So it was probably the early '70s. This picture couldn't be taken today of course, what with no more cabooses. Just wouldn't have the same effect without the caboose. This was taken with an old Bell&Howell auto 35 reflex with a fixed 135mm telephoto lens. Scanned from a slide.

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What an amazing shot. I sure do miss SP and the caboose.

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