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  1. San Joaquin Daylight

    San Joaquin Daylight

    SP SDP45 3207 leads the San Joaquin Daylight toward tunnel 2 east of Caliente on April 18, 1971. Photo by Russell T. Sharp
  2. ATCX 442 RSD-15

    ATCX 442 RSD-15

    Former Santa Fe Alligator dressed up in Southern Pacific colors.
  3. Door Sign - M.J. Scanlon

    Door Sign - M.J. Scanlon

    A sign from the Southern Pacific past still adorns this door to a small shack in the UP Stuttgart Yard.
  4. A few still linger . .  .

    A few still linger . . .

    So far having escaped the Patching Posse at Centennial Yard, Southern Pacific GP60 9755 heads north past the last surviving ex-Rock Island color light signal on the Duncan subdivision's interlocking at Saginaw, Texas, on May 5, 2004. Trailing are patched sisters 2000 and painted 1991 on a solid...
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