John L Mathis

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ATSF GP50 3826 returns to the main after a set out  at Newberry Springs, CA in May 1993.

ATSF GP50 3826 returns to the main line after setting out a problem intermodal string at Newberry Springs, CA in early May 1993. At that time the hotshot Z trains still had a lot of 4 axle power. This power consist is made up of a GP60B unit as well as two B40-8W Warbonnets in addition to the 3826. The set out of the bad equipment was at a gravel quarry spur. This occurred at a busy time of day with a lot of traffic in both directions.
Nikon F4s. Slide digitally copied using Sony A99V, Sony 50mm f/2.8 Macro lens, Kenko 12mm extension tube and Nikon ES1 Slide Copying Adapter. Copy settings: 1/20 sec - f/8 - ISO 100. Processed with Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop CS6.
 
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