Progress Rail has been buying and leasing back a number of UP SD40-2's. When the transaction occurs, the units are renumbered into the 7800's and 7900's. Here 7899 leads former SP SD40-2M's 2761 and 2651 as the Cuesta Helper pulls out of the helper spur at San Luis Obispo on April 9, 2004.

Date: 2004-04-09

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