Santa Fe’s Super Chief-El Capitan Train 17 west has just left La Junta, Colo. and its two FP45’s (Nos. 104, 105) have the train up to speed as it whizzes by a windmill that pumps water for a lives... (more)
Santa Fe’s premier train, eastbound Super Chief-El Capitan with two FP-45s, pauses at La Junta, Colo. for a crew change and accept passengers from the connector Train 201 from Denver, which arrive... (more)
Stormy skies and very strong winds are seen over the 1024 today as it splits semaphore signals at its new resting location near HWY 50. This site will soon become the city’s future visitor’s cent... (more)
Passing underneath the remnants of a Santa Fe style cantilever signal, an empty crude oil train heads out of La Junta as stormy skies are beginning to make their way in.
With the 8070 lead KCKDEN shoving back and clearing the yard switch, a freshly re-crewed empty crude oil train can finally start putting its train together as it prepares to head out of the yard.
Another load of black diamonds with an EMD ACe on the rear move through La Junta on a hot summer afternoon in Colorado.
Resembling the glory days of when Santa Fe was running the show, La Junta's yard is full of a few trains this afternoon waiting for crews to move them to Denver. This scene of a yard with life is... (more)
a set of RCE power for Raton Pass service sits awaiting assignment at La Junta, CO
Oooops, someone forgot to set the derail and a handbrake on a roundhouse lead track at Santa Fe's La Junta, Colo. roundhouse. F7 247 rolled off into the turntable pit June 1, 1968, and apparentl... (more)
"Family Portrait"- A husband takes a photo of his wife and daughter by Amtrak locomotive #67 during train #4's long station stop in La Junta,CO at dusk on 4/4/08.
Wisps of steam drift up the carside of the ex-NP dome/Pullman as the Southwest Chief waits for the departure time at La Junta,CO..
The Fireman on the Southwest Chief sits ready with his left arm on the armrest while the La Junta Switcher goes about its daily business in the La Junta Yard.
Fellow contributor Jim Hinkhouse>, with contributions from seven decades of railroading, dials in a parting shot as ... (more)