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Southern Pacific Railroad freight train symbol APW at Ordway, CA

Southern Pacific Railroad freight train symbol APW at Ordway, CA

Train APW (Extra 8927 West) is at Ordway. The train has been filled out with other westbound tonnage on the headend. The Southern Pacific would soon change the train symbol from APW (Auto Parts West) to APLAA.

Southern Pacific caboose on train symbol APW

February 2, 1974 was a nice clear day. You can see the San Gabriel Mountains as train APW drops down through the San Timoteo Canyon. Disk 54