Throttles open as this eastbound from El Paso clears the junction and joins the Santa Fe Transcon at Vaughn. Trailing units are C30-7 8159 and F45 95.
BNSF Southwest Division placard under the eaves of division headquarters in Vaughn.
VAUGHN NM Sept 3 1983 -- Southern Pacific SD45R 7446 sits on the Golden State Route just short of the underpass at the Santa Fe's Transcon. Note the portable building and train order stand beside ... (more)
Two westbound trains BNSF 3862 and BNSF 4014 wait for clearance just west of the new bridge at Vaughn, NM on a beautiful sunny afternoon.
SSW 8080 leads a manifest train Southbound past a semaphore signal North of Vaughn.
Desolate, dusty Vaughn, New Mexico, population about 500, is one of those places only a railfan could love, a cluster of vacant buildings, gas stations and a motel or two at the intersection of U.... (more)
The semaphore blade is just starting to drop as Southern Pacific Train 3, the Golden State, speeds south near Vaughn, New Mexico. Rock Island handed off command of the train for the remainder of i... (more)
The Golden State and its predecessor the Golden State Limited have been plying these rails since 1902, but by July 28,1967, the end is less than seven months away. The joint SP-CRI&P Chicago-Los A... (more)
Taken from cab of F7A 306L pulling Train 2, The San Francisco Chief. A Roger Puta photograph.
Rock Island U25B 202 left its own rails behind 45 miles ago, in Santa Rosa, New Mexico. Now it’s rolling through the piñons on the Southern Pacific just south of Vaughn, hell bent on an early even... (more)
BNSF 4645 races east along side the new second main line as it heads towards the construction site for the new second main line bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad at Vaughn.
A Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway intermodal crosses Union Pacific's former SP Golden State Route at Vaughn, New Mexico on April 4, 1998.
The desert's solitude is briefly interrupted as a UP stack train approaches Vaughn.
On a ridiculously windy day, a stack train hustles through Vaughn, a busy hot spot where the UP crosses underneath the BNSF.
This locomotive was a long way from the Great White North.