A U28CG, an FP45 and two F45’s lift Santa Fe’s combined Super Chief - El Capitan around Wootton Ranch curve in Colorado headed up to the highest point on the AT&SF Ry. at Raton Pass, 7588-ft. Thi... (more)
A GE U-28-CG, an FP-45 and two F-45’s tow the 19 cars of Santa Fe’s combined El Capitan / Super Chief Trn. 17 up Raton Pass near Starkville, Colo. on August 1, 1970. The first car is a steam gene... (more)
After Amtrak took over passenger operations many of Santa Fe's passenger power was downgraded to freight service as a trio of these units attests passing westbound through Mc Cook.
LAMAR CO June 17 1979 — As a flock of birds flies overhead (upper left) U28CG 7901and U23C 7530 roll toward the center of town. Santa Fe purchased 10 U28CGs for passenger and freight service. They... (more)
LAMAR CO June 17 1979 -- The well-maintained Lamar station hosts Santa Fe U28CG 7901 and Santa Fe U23C 7500.
Perhaps with the ugly-duckling on the point, Santa Fe’s Super Chief-El Capitan Train 17 climbs the Colorado side of Raton Pass near Morley on Aug. 1, 1970. GE 7902 U28CG; EMD 5944 FP45; EMD 5937 ... (more)
Santa Fe’s Super Chief/El Capitan Train 17 descends the New Mexico side of Raton Pass at Keota with four motors — 7902, 5944, 5937, 5936. Note the angle which the signal is aimed (for early view ... (more)
Emporia-Kansas City local freight #162 is in the siding at Burlingame, Kansas, in August 1968, to let train #24 pass. U28CG 350 leads #24. Train #162 has just returned from a side trip to Alma, Ka... (more)
When Santa Fe's F passenger units began wearing out, new steam-boiler-equipped GE U28CG's began service on the trains to Texas. Two U28CG's bring northbound Train 16, "Texas Chief," into Purcell,... (more)
Santa Fe U28CG 355 stubs its toe on a switch outside the Argentine Shops on August 21, 1968. Argentine derrick 199792 comes to the rescue.
Santa Fe's U28CG's arriving at Dearborn Station. Taken on Kodachrome II film from the Roosevelt Road overpass.
The Westbound Santa Fe Texas Chief (#15) leaving Chicago in the summer of 1967. Editorial Note: Thanks to Ron Flanary for the caption assistance.
Dirty but unique locomotive
Shot from the tower, we see a WB train with a unit demoted from passenger service doing its duty long after Amtrak bumped it off the cushy jobs. That's my old 1975 Datson pickup.
The eastbound Super Chief at Pasadena Station