John L Mathis

Railroad Photography

Southern Pacific 4449 at the summit of Cajon Pass on May 8, 1989.

Southern Pacific 4-8-4 4449 reaches the summit at Cajon Pass on May 8, 1989 after a short halt to check a warm main bearing on the locomotive. Earlier in the day, it and the Union Pacific 8444 simultaneously ascended Cajon Pass.


Nikon N8008s - slide processed digitally with Sony A99V, Sony 50mm f/2.8 lens, Kenko extension tube and Nikon ES1 Slide Copying Adapter. Copy settings: 1/10 sec. - f/8.0 - +0.7 EV - ISO 100. Processed with Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop CS6.


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