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Tackling the Loop
Walong, California, USA. Three GP35 locomotives lead four units on the head end, with others cut in mid-train, through the Techachapi Loop in 1989. The loop allows trains to change elevations by looping over themselves in the desert terrain of Southern California. 
Keywords: Techacapi Loop; GP35; AT&SF; Santa Fe; California, desert, Walong, California; 1989;
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Tackling the Loop

Walong, California, USA. Three GP35 locomotives lead four units on the head end, with others cut in mid-train, through the Techachapi Loop in 1989. The loop allows trains to change elevations by looping over themselves in the desert terrain of Southern California.

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Filename:1989_19930.jpg
Album name:bleighty / Santa Fe 1989
Keywords:Techacapi / Loop; / GP35; / AT&SF; / Santa / Fe; / California, / desert, / Walong, / California; / 1989;
Photographer Name:Bruce Leighty
Filesize:745 KiB
Date added:Apr 29, 2020
Dimensions:1031 x 685 pixels
Displayed:26 times
Resolution Unit:Inch
IPTC Title:Railroads
IPTC Copyright:Bruce Leighty
IPTC Keywords:desert diesel archival archive industry hauling sunlight sunny another era historic Techacapi Loop Techacapi Mountains mountain terrain California AT&SF Santa Fe Railroad freight train mode of transport trains on the move journey transportation railroad tracks railroads
IPTC Sub Categories:historic railroads transportation trains
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