In fading light, the Z-KCKSBD1-17 lead by brand new ES44DC 7758 and sister 7754 exits the west end of Abo Canyon. The BNSF “swoosh” logo is just starting to make inroads on the system’s newest loc... (more)
A westbound intermodal exits Abo Canyon.
Visitors CN 5605,5530 and BNSF 5503 lead a manifest freight across bridge 1 and west out of Abo Canyon towards Belen NM.
BNSF 5021,4764 and 4161 lead a manifest freight across bridge 1 and west out of Abo Canyon towards Belen NM.
A westbound clears Abo Canyon while an eastbound waits to get in.
Santa Fe boxcars climb the 1.5% eastward out of Belen to Mountainair, seen here about to enter Abo. Velvia 50 scanned
ATSF westbound traffic clears Abo Canyon while an eastbound cools it's heels in the siding.
Exiting the Canyon.
Exiting Abo Canyon westbound.
Exiting Abo Canyon, preparing to hit high speed track all the way to Barstow.
A rare spot of single track on ATSF's main artery ...
A nice sweeping curve in the depths of Abo Canyon ...
When Warbonnets were novel again ... four GP60Ms running east, elephant-style, approach the Abo Canyon bottleneck while 2 more with another GP60 in yellowbonnet paint wait.
An all Sante Fe consist heads west in Abo Canyon.
Two spotless GE's head west out of Abo Canyon.