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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. SDP45 with Union Pacific

    SDP45 with Union Pacific

  3. SDP45 with UP wagons

    SDP45 with UP wagons

    SP's SDP45 3204 thundering past a road crossing.
  4. Mustard and ketchup on the varnish

    Mustard and ketchup on the varnish

    On the Sunday after Winterail 1987, SP 3207 leads NRPC 5, Amtrak's California Zephyr, at Gold Run, California. What nice way to enter March! 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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