A Santa Fe 991 train fights curvature and a 1.0 percent grade as it roars uphill toward tunnel 3. All around is grass and stubble that's been bleached by the sun, and will dominate the landscape t... (more)
Four-axle Santa Fe EMDs bring a long string of loaded tank cars through Christie, CA.
A 991 train roars upgrade toward tunnel 3 as it heads east through the valley east of the long bore. On the point is a GP40X, one of 10 Santa Fe took delivery of. The 991 was one of the hottest tr... (more)
Near sunset, a hot 199 train wends its way through Franklin Canyon at Christie, having just exited tunnel 3, the longest on the entire railroad. The cattle on the hillside above the train give it ... (more)
A trio of "upgraded" GP30s leads Santa Fe's Pittsburg Local at Christie, CA. The railroad kept its GP30s in great condition, rebuilding them and keeping them up to and beyond the merger ... (more)
Just a few months after it received a fresh coat of paint and a new image, FP45 No. 100 leads a Santa Fe 971 train at Christie, CA, as it climbs toward tunnel 3, the longest on the Santa Fe system... (more)
ATSF 5818 East, a hot 991 train, rounds a curve at Christie on the west side of Franklin Canyon. During the SP-ATSF merger era, Santa Fe painted quite a number of SD45-2s into the SPSF paint schem... (more)
A hot 199 train rolls downgrade after passing through tunnel 3, the longest on the entire Santa Fe.
Santa Fe 5847 East is about to move toward the east end of the siding at Christie after meeting a westbound here. This is the west side of Franklin Canyon.
A short Santa Fe eastbound negotiates the big s-curve at Christie.
A BNSF Z train rounds the curve at Christie with a load from Northbay
Santa Fe FP45 No. 100, wearing its new "Super Fleet" paint, leads a 971 train as it climbs toward tunnel 3.
A Santa Fe intermodal train hurries westbound out of Tunnel 3 in Franklin Canyon at Christie, California, on March 5, 1993.
A westbound unit cement train descends through Franklin Canyon en route to the Bay Area. DPUs 6786 and 7724 brought up the rear.
Santa Fe F7 38C leads the eastbound San Francisco Chief past the siding at Christie, California, on April 24, 1971. The train only has a week of operation left before the start of Amtrak. Fujichr... (more)