It always made for a great day to catch an F45 leading. Today it was an F45, C30-7, and another F45 sporting the red and yellow paint scheme.
In June, 1984 I was given permission to tour inside the Santa Fe RR roundhouse in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Inside were all sorts of fantastic steam and diesel locomotives. Here is 347C sitting nex... (more)
Catching and FP45 leading a train was an event that would make a trip down to see the Santa Fe a huge success. ATSF 97 now resides in Texas at the Museum of the American Railroad. Here is ATSF sti... (more)
In July 1995, SD75M No. 224 leads a hot Santa Fe 199 train on a tight right of way that sits between Suisun Bay and the Antioch downtown overlook. The 199 train was one of the hottest trains on th... (more)
The GP7u rebuild program is in production mode at Cleburne in mid 1980. The second unit out is a former UP GP9B.
ATSF 115 pounds the frog as it brings a westbound intermodal through Maine in the late afternoon. A lot of line side character has been lost to the removal of older signal systems and the code lin... (more)
ATSF 234 comes humming down the grade past the Cosnino Road crossing east of Flagstaff on a bluebird morning. Fuji Velvia.
Santa Fe 2640 waits for the next switching assignment in the Albuquerque yard.
A Roger Puta Photograph
The Stockton Sub dispatcher is running an Amtrak San Joaquin around a westbound Santa Fe coiled steel train at Sando. The steel train will deliver its cargo just a few miles to the west at USS POS... (more)
An eastbound Santa Fe vehicle train threads the classic signal bridge at East Perrin. This right of way was constructed in 1960 as part of the railroad's Williams-Crookton line change.
One of Santa Fe's three B39-8's heads Eastbound up Cajon Pass.