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Thursday, March 29, 1973

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Photos taken on a trip with my dad to Southern California.

Tehachapi Mountains, CA



SP 5308 EMD SD39, SP Class EF623-1

SP 5308
Southern Pacific (SP) SD39 5308 and fellow SD39 5303 switch cars in the SP yard in Mojave, CA on Thursday, March 29, 1973.
Paul Young said, "Switching the West end of the yard. I see the old Union 76 gas station in the background. This is probably the Mojave shorts (LAMJY) setting out & switching it's train. Once that was completed, they would assemble the outbound (MJLAY) train and head East, provided they didn't die on the law. The LAMJY/MJLAY would often have work to do in Palmdale and/or Lancaster. Nice catch, Steve Sloan!"

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