A monster RVCIM with 133 loads of lumber climbs the last few miles of the north slope of Tehachapi. The SP has called out every engine it can find for this train; the five road engines (3201-9242-7339-7400-9333) are being assisted by a six unit head-end helper (7478-9365-8554-8341-9340-7384), a six unit mid-train helper (8249-SSW9296-9183-8501-8377-8239), and a two unit swing helper (7432-8256) 13 cars from the rear-end.

Date: 1985-10-26

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