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  1. Union Pacific Mission Bay Local At Burlingame

    Union Pacific Mission Bay Local At Burlingame

    Union Pacific Mission Bay Local passing the Burlingame Caltrain Station.
  2. SP Yard Job Past Mission Tower

    SP Yard Job Past Mission Tower

    Southern Pacific SW1500 #2642 pulls a TOFC yard job out of the Cornfield Yards in Los Angeles past Mission Tower to the LATC in 1984.
  3. Cabhop at Mission Tower

    Cabhop at Mission Tower

    Eastbound on Santa Fe's 2nd District at Mission Tower in Los Angeles, GP35u #2905 leads a cabhop of 8-9 locomotives up the west bank of the Los Angeles River in 1984.
  4. Mission Tower's Inner World

    Mission Tower's Inner World

    As much time as I spent around the base of Mission Tower shooting the parade of passing RR action from the ATSF, SP and UP in the 1980s, occasionally I'd get an invitation from the operator to come inside this amazing tower.
  5. Rose Bowl Special returning to Hobart Yard - Mission Tower 1990

    Rose Bowl Special returning to Hobart Yard - Mission Tower 1990

    Santa Fe "Super Fleet" FP45 #101 west leads the annual Rose Bowl Special along the Pasadena Subdivision at Mission Tower at the throat of LAUPT on the return trip to Hobart Yard on New Year's Day 1990.
  6. WFD arrives @ Mission Tower as SP Tr. 1-52

    WFD arrives @ Mission Tower as SP Tr. 1-52

    Southern Pacific "Daylight" #4449 leads the World's Fair Daylight train into LAUPT on May 12, 1984.




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