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SP “Black Widow” F units

By Angela Cotey | March 27, 2023

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Freight train in an arid, mountainous landscape.
An A-B-B-A quartet of Southern Pacific F units dressed in the distinctive “Black Widow” livery lift an eastbound freight up into the town of Tehachapi, Calif., in 1949. Exhaust from a 4-8-8-2 cab-forward helper rises in the distance. Linn Westcott photo
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