Even after the sugar beet factory at Betteravia, CA closed, the Santa Maria Valley continues to operate, even if they don't have to deal with 100 car beet trains anymore. On March 9, 2001, GE 70 tonner number 70 is putting its interchange train away in the UP's Guadalupe Yard. Check out the Hancock air whistles on the cab roof.

Date: 2001-03-09

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