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Date: 08/05/22 16:57
ATSF SD45-2u 5823 Leads in the Tehachapis
Author: MartyBernard

ATSF SD45-2u 5823 built as SD45-2 5632 and became BNSF 6373 brings a train past Karl Miller's camera in the Tehachapi Mountains in October 1990.  The caboose is out of service.  Numbers lined out with a FRED on its coupler.
 



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 08/05/22 18:15 by MartyBernard.








Date: 08/05/22 18:03
Re: ATSF SD45-2u 5823 Leads in the Tehachapis
Author: Stevo_Weimario

I'm gonna hazard a guess and say that by this date waycars were being phased out.
Given that there's a FRED hanging off the the rear, this waycar may have been unoccupied and was bound for disposition.

S_W

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Date: 08/05/22 20:33
Re: ATSF SD45-2u 5823 Leads in the Tehachapis
Author: Jardine

Excellent shots!



Date: 08/05/22 21:45
Re: ATSF SD45-2u 5823 Leads in the Tehachapis
Author: bearease

Stevo_Weimario Wrote:
-------------------------------------------------------
> I'm gonna hazard a guess and say that by this date
> waycars were being phased out.
> Given that there's a FRED hanging off the the
> rear, this waycar may have been unoccupied and was
> bound for disposition.

OK, ok, but we can dream can't we?!  ;-)



Date: 08/05/22 21:50
Re: ATSF SD45-2u 5823 Leads in the Tehachapis
Author: atsf121

bearease Wrote:
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> Stevo_Weimario Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > I'm gonna hazard a guess and say that by this
> date
> > waycars were being phased out.
> > Given that there's a FRED hanging off the the
> > rear, this waycar may have been unoccupied and
> was
> > bound for disposition.
>
> OK, ok, but we can dream can't we?!  ;-)

Yes, yes we can!

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Date: 08/05/22 23:18
Re: ATSF SD45-2u 5823 Leads in the Tehachapis
Author: JimBaker

Photos are all at Woodford.

James R.(Jim) Baker
Whittier, CA



Date: 08/06/22 12:17
Re: ATSF SD45-2u 5823 Leads in the Tehachapis
Author: texchief1

Great shots!

RC Lundgren



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