The former Santa Fe depot in Amarillo, Texas, hasn’t been used by the railroad for many years but still looks great. The baggage room looks as though it is ready for travelers. Who knows, if(?) Am... (more)
Most of the all-coach, extra-fare streamliner, El Capitan,
has passed into New Mexico as it enters the Raton Pass
tunnel for westbounds. The stone marker to the left of the "Lower ... (more)
Tricked out to the max, this is the zenith of EMD on John Santa Fe's railroad, SD75s not withstanding.
Hudson type Santa Fe engine 3450 on display within the Rail Giants Museum at Fairplex, Pomona, California.
Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751 blasts through the Green River Golf Course, just west of Prado Dam, between Corona and Yorba Linda, California, on train O-SBDLAC1-12. The locomotive was moving from its old h... (more)
The all-coach, extra-fare El Capitan is about to enter the
newer of the two tunnels at the summit of Raton Pass on
its way west. The older wood-lined tunnel was abandoned in 1949 and plugged in... (more)
Another short-lived application of "elephant ears" apparently to lift smoke. The GEs were know for "gassing" deadhead crew members in trailing units. Apparently it didn't work.
ATSF freight descends from Palmer lake en route to Monument
Though I lived there my job kept me out of town so much these shots are rare in my collection. The 35s were ubiquitous and unappreciated at the time.
EB train dragging up the thru the pass with a nice power mix.
I generally liked ATSF a lot but sometimes there aesthetic tastes were lacking. Not a CF7 but still possessing the same "ugly gene" this unit's empty sockets just say tacky.
a set of RCE power for Raton Pass service sits awaiting assignment at La Junta, CO
Eastbound Empire Builder rolls out its final miles at Canal Street with a Santa Fe warbonnet leading the way.
An odd circumstance --- a Santa Fe GE B36-7 on the point of Amtrak No. 5 "California Zephyr" on the former D&RGW westbound out of Denver at Rocky, Colo. on Aug. 28, 1992.