A bit of Santa Fe heritage is seen transplanted on the flank of BNSF Dash 9-44CW No. 776 running through Amarillo, Texas, on June 16, 2012.
A westbound BNSF freight passes by the former Santa Fe depot in Amarillo, Texas, on June 16, 2012, with a new GE ES44C4 leading the train. The unique A-1-A truck design can be seen (no traction mo... (more)
A westbound stack train shows of the undulating terrain of the BNSF Hereford Sub as it approaches CP Washington in Amarillo, TX
Helium hauler: At the Amarillo Railroad Museum, a Bureau of Mines MHAX car used to haul helium is on display. They had a capacity of 100 tons, or about 280,000 cubic feet, and carried helium in pr... (more)
The Living Legend meets the Madame Queen.
The classic GP30 car body lives on a BNSF local in Amarillo, Tx.
Opened to the Santa Fe on January 18, 1930 for the regional offices of the Western Lines which comprised over 5,800 miles, the Santa Fe Building in Amarillo was one of the oldest and tallest build... (more)
Keeping ’em rolling: Progress Rail Services, a Caterpillar Company, has a busy car rebuilding facility in Amarillo, Texas. Here, two workers inspect the center ring of a truck bolster during a tan... (more)
It has been a little over 40 years since the once proud passenger trains of the Santa Fe and Ft. Worth and Denver Railroads called on Amarillo. Today the former Santa Fe depot is still in Great co... (more)
The broadside view of Santa Fe Alco PA-1 56L illustrates the graceful lines admired by so many.
The westbound SAN FRANCISCO CHIEF sits in Amarillo behind a set of A-A-B-A Alco units.
Colorado and Southern E5 9955 departs Amarillo after having stopped with train 7. The insulated Burlington box car adds a colorful touch.
A second veteran EMD E unit arrives in Amarillo on C&S / FW&D train 7 as Rock Island E6 628 sits across the way. This train was actually east or south-bound despite the odd number.
A veteran Rock Island E6 is stopped in Amarillo with train 22. This oddball train ran all the way from Tucumcari, NM to Memphis, TN.
DeBruce Grain GP7 4202 sure wouldn't be a good PR tool for the company as it appears this former C&NW veteran has seen better days. Along with the 4202 is a ex Texas Northeastern nee SP GP9. The p... (more)