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Santa Fe Railway piggyback train symbol 178 at Chalender, AZ

Santa Fe Railway piggyback train symbol 178 at Chalender, AZ

On October 31, 1977 I caught three westbound trains in short succession at Chalender. The first was train 178 (Extra 5535 West) out of Chicago with TOFC for Los Angeles.

Santa Fe Railway piggyback train symbol 588 at Chalender, AZ

Right behind train 178 was train 588 out of Houston with TOFC for Los Angeles.

Santa Fe Railway train 309 at Chalender, AZ

Following the piggyback parade was train 309 (Extra 5512 West) out of Kansas City with manifest traffic for the San Joaquin Valley and Bay area. Disk 71