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  1. Wings Over Sandcut Hill

    Wings Over Sandcut Hill

    A set of 3 Union Pacific SD70Ms with #4484 leading brings a northbound stack train up and over Sandcut in Tehachapi Pass before the descent into Bakersfield in 2001.
  2. Sun Set at Sandcut

    Sun Set at Sandcut

    Taken May 1, 2005 at 6:35PM. Looking west toward Bakersfield, California from Sandcut on the Union Pacific's Tehachapi line. A south bound BNSF train starts it's climb of the Tehachapi's as the sun sets in the west behind it.
  3. A compressed view of the Swift Roadrailer

    A compressed view of the Swift Roadrailer

    A test photo with my new EOS 10D and Canon's 300 F4L lens
  4. UP 8505 at Sandcut

    UP 8505 at Sandcut

    This side lighting demontrates the angular lines of a "true 6000hp" SD90-MAC. Sandcut, ca 10/01 is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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