"Conquering of Cajon"
|Union Pacific Railroad SD40-2 (specifications) 3386 leads the eastbound LAX hotshot train up the three percent south track to the summit of Cajon Pass, California. This Los Angeles to North Platte train is one of the highest priority hotshots on the system, and will be interchanged with the Chicago North Western at Fremont, Nebraska for its continued run to Chicago, Illinois. The second diesel locomotive is Chicago North Western 6910, a SD40-2 on a pool power run through agreement with the Union Pacific.|
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|The slower moving train on the north track is the KUE Kaiser Steel unit coal train, powered by Union Pacific SD45 22. The empty coal train is using the 2.2 percent north track to reach the 3,800 foot summit of Cajon Pass, which is located north of San Bernadino, California. Union Pacific has trackage rights agreements with the Santa Fe Railroad to run on its tracks from Riverside, California, to Daggett, California, which is located between Barstow and Yermo, California.|
Original Painting 40" x 30" - Acrylic on Illustration Board
|Limited Edition of 600 hand-signed and numbered lithographs (20" x 16")|
|Original painting owned by Overland Models, Inc.|
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