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Date: 05/14/22 12:03
Leaving the Tehachapis and Heading for the Mojave, AT&SF 5254
Author: MartyBernard

Leaving the Tehachapis and heading for the Mojave on Sept. 4, 1990, AT&SF 5254 was Amtrak 635, a SDP40F built July 1974 and became a Santa Fe SDF40-2 in September 1984, BNSF 6964 in March 1998, and retired in May 2002.



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Date: 05/14/22 12:30
Re: Leaving the Tehachapis and Heading for the Mojave, AT&SF 5254
Author: Evan_Werkema

MartyBernard Wrote:

> Leaving the Tehachapis and heading for the Mojave,
> AT&SF 5254 was Amtrak 635, a SDP40F built July
> 1974 and became a Santa Fe SDF40-2 in September
> 1984, BNSF 6964 in March 1998, and retired in May
> 2002.

Pretty rare consist with an "SDF40-2" leading and a presumably DIC GP9 trailing.  Do you have an approximate date for the photo? 



Date: 05/14/22 12:52
Re: Leaving the Tehachapis and Heading for the Mojave, AT&SF 5254
Author: MartyBernard

The date was Sept. 4, 1990.



Date: 05/14/22 13:19
Re: Leaving the Tehachapis and Heading for the Mojave, AT&SF 5254
Author: Evan_Werkema

Thanks Marty. 



Date: 05/14/22 22:28
Re: Leaving the Tehachapis and Heading for the Mojave, AT&SF 5254
Author: Mr-Beechcroft

Great shot from the side of the highway.

Adam



Date: 05/15/22 14:01
Re: Leaving the Tehachapis and Heading for the Mojave, AT&SF 5254
Author: texchief1

Nice shot, Marty!

RC Lundgren



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