Built in May 1953 as one of 23 F7s geared for a maximum speed of 80 mph it was used in both freight and passenger service until Amtrak. Photo taken from my slide collection, photographer unknown.
Barstow, California? Argentine, Kansas? Nope… North Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. During this era on Wisconsin Central, untouched 3,600 h.p. locomotives from the Santa Fe were common. WC acqu... (more)
The growing season has yet to begin in central Illinois as a Santa Fe intermodal train speeds westbound west of the hamlet of Leeds on March 25, 1995, powered by a nice matching set of Super Fleet... (more)
Crossing Abo Arroyo on Bridge 872.2, an eastbound Santa Fe freight traverses rugged Abo Canyon between Sais and Scholle, New Mexico, on June 2, 1995. The train is powered by a colorful trio of loc... (more)
Springtime in central Illinois is making its presence known with green lawns and flowering trees at Ancona on April 22, 1995, as a westbound Santa Fe stack train rolls through the curve at the sou... (more)
A westbound Santa Fe freight passes through Leeds, Illinois, on a sunny April 22, 1995. The train is crossing rural East 8th Road grade crossing, protected on the southern approach by this battere... (more)
Running on its last trip prior to being renamed the "Redwood Empire," ATSF 33 looks sharp on the rear of the northbound Coast Starlight as it brings up the markers just north of Santa Ma... (more)
ATSF 3695 slows for a meet just north of Palmer Lake, CO in June of 1989.
From the moment my dad and I found out Santa Fe way going to get GP60 B-unit's. The hope was to get the classic pure A-B-B-A a consist like the old F unit days. On this occasion we got our wish wi... (more)
During the morning Golden Hour on the big curve just west of Willard, NM on then Santa Fe Transcon Mainline. A Roger Puta Photograph
AMBOY CA July 5 1986 -- SD40-2 5175 leads a TPFC-COFC train.
Looks like it's been a while since the 2468 visited the wash rack
A Santa Fe local returns to Calwa Yard in Fresno after switching industries south of Hanford at Kings Park. The switch ties in the foreground are all that remains of the one time ATSF branch to La... (more)
Nearly new Santa Fe #927 leads a freight thru Cadiz, CA. in May of 1994.
EMPORIA KS May 2 1982 -- Santa Fe GP39-2 3612 and seven other units, includint the smoke-belching U23B 6308, head into the sun under a dawn sky.