Occasionally, SP locomotives were asked to run long hood forward and locomotives rebuilt or bought in the 1980's had full light packages in case of such an event. SP SD45's 7537 and 7505 urge a westbound home to Oakland after the train struck a car at Stege and the crew had to cut off the lead engine (8523) from the train.

Date: 1986-08-10

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