An eastbound coal train fights the grade between Abo Canyon and Mountainair. On the rear is a pair of DPUs.
BN 7155 leads a mix of BN and ATSF power as well as a CN unit east through Abo Canyon on a manifest freight in spring 1998. By this time Heritage I was history on new locomotive orders, replaced b... (more)
Brand new BNSF 7927 leads an eastbound doublestack train out of the confines of Abo Canyon. Due to track maintenance work at Abo, the train would be stopped for a while to let three westbounds pa... (more)
3 brand new C4's lead the hot ZNYCLAC west near Mountainair.
A Santa Fe intermodal train rambles east by the mission style depot at Mountainair, New Mexico on April 4, 1998. The 24 x 81 ft. stucco structure was built in 1908 at the apex of 6508 ft. Abo Pass... (more)
Morning Meet at Mountainair: Santa Fe 949 East and Santa Fe 948 West meet along the Clovis Sub on April 4, 1998.
Here is a view of the lead unit SF 2862 involved in 3 train wreck at SF Mountainair in April 1990.
BNSF 7282 rolls west past the Mountainair Depot with only remnants of snow still on the ground. 24 hours earlier the area was being hit with 70 mph wind gusts and snow.
This box car has been sitting on this house track for a few years now. Time is starting to catch up with it.
All auto racks approaching the summit at Mountainair and heading east toward Clovis.
Breezing through 'The Land of Enchantment', a quartet of Santa Fe Railway GE's lead the hot QNYLA train west toward the setting sun at Mountainair, New Mexico.
The all GE consist is passing the old depot a Mountainair.The former ATSF depot now used for a work crew office.
Almost an all BN green consist, a EMD lease unit at the rear of the eastbound stacks.
Passenger stations and agencies were once a common aspect of lineside detail. The 1908-built AT&SF depot in Mountainair is on the National Register of Historic Places and fortunately remains as ev... (more)