U36C 8744, along with SF30C (rebuilt U36C) 9556, waits in the siding at the east end of Christie, about 5 miles east of Richmond, California.
A Roger Puta Photograph
PORTALES NM Jan 24 1976 -- Santa Fe U36C 8719, an SD45 and another U boat are bound for Clovis in a light snow storm.
ABO NM Sept 10 1980 -- Santa Fe U36C 8796 and an all GE consist roll over the bridge west of Abo on the Transcon approaching Abo Canyon. Nest stop is Belen NM.
CLOVIS NM Jan 24 1976 -- It has just begun to rain as Santa Fe U36C 8719 sits at the Clovis engine facility. Also pictured are an SD45-2, an SD45, an SD26 and an Locotrol receiver unit (converted ... (more)
ENID OK Sept 4 1978 -- Santa Fe U36C 8777 leads First QLA through Enid. The train is traveling west on Frisco tracks to Avard OK where it will move onto the Santa Fe's Transcon to continue its jou... (more)
CLOVIS NM Jan 23 1984 -- Santa Fe U36C 8760 departs Clovis eastbound.
CLOVIS NM Jan 23 1984 Santa Fe U36C 8770 rolls along the Transcon with a mixed freight.
CLOVIS NM Jan 23 1984 -- At right, Santa Fe U36C 8762, U36C 8751 and SD40-2 5052 leave the Clovis grain elevators behind and head east on the Transcon with a run-through mixed freight. U36C 8760... (more)
A short Santa Fe eastbound negotiates the big s-curve at Christie.
On a searingly hot morning in the Mojave Desert, a Santa Fe eastbound hustles through the reverse curves west of Ludlow as a westbound fades into the distance.
Ch-Ch-ChangesA westbound Santa Fe freight passes the small yard in Fullerton, California, in February 1974. Santa Fe kept local switchers here, mainly Alco S-2 and S-4 diesels, but... (more)