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UP Afton Canyon Photos

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The late afternoon light of March 26, 1987 brings out all of the detail of the Afton Canyon walls as a westbound intermodal train, complete with cattle cars up front, rolls through. Power is 3568-3366-MP6070. Date:
1987-03-26
Added:
2007-08-12
A view across the wide part of the Afton Canyon as a westbound train with 3488-2463-3387-3618-3109 runs through the canyon on March 26, 1987. Date:
1987-03-26
Added:
2007-08-12
A short eastbound intermodal comes out of the east end of Afton Canyon. SD40-2's 3737 and 3191 are in charge on this cool March 26, 1987. Date:
1987-03-26
Added:
2007-08-12
The spectacular canyon walls of Afton are lit by the early morning light of March 20, 1988. UP 3470 leads three units on an eastbound in the depths of the canyon. Date:
1988-03-20
Added:
2007-08-12
Sometimes odd things appear in the middle of the desert. UP SD40-2's 3765, 3461, and 3190 bracket McCloud Railway SD38's 36 and 37 on a mid-day westbound as it rolls through the depths of Afton Canyon on March 20, 1988. Date:
1988-03-20
Added:
2007-08-12
UP C40-8 9117 and MoPac C36-7 9017 handle another short eastbound intermodal train through Afton Canyon on March 20, 1988. The first three cars are specially equipped to handle car and truck frames. Date:
1988-03-20
Added:
2007-08-12
An eastbound blasts across the third crossing of the Mojave River at Afton, CA on March 20, 1988 with SD60's 6002 and 6056 and SD40-2 3184 and 91 cars. Date:
1988-03-20
Added:
2007-08-12
An eastbound LAAP (American President Lines stack train) with 100 platforms rolls through the bridge providing the 3rd crossing of the Mojave River. Power is 9170-9124-9143-9104 on March 21, 1988. Date:
1988-03-21
Added:
2007-08-12
Four UP SD40-2's (3711-3192-3266-3284) round the S-curves at the east end of Afton Canyon while in command of an 80 car export coal train. Date:
1988-03-21
Added:
2007-08-12
Another westbound swings through Afton Canyon with C40-8's 9205-9142-9168 on the point. Date:
1988-10-15
Added:
2007-08-12
A MoPac lettered C36-7 number 9020 leads UP SD40-2 3533 and C36-7 9003 swing westbound through Afton Canyon with the late afternoon light again lighting up the canyon walls. Date:
1988-10-16
Added:
2007-08-12

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