ARGENTINE KS May 1975 -- Santa Fe Bicentennial SD45-2 5702 is all alone as it makes its way to the shops. Note missing presidential seal on the round shield. I was with a Santa Fe employee for thi... (more)
GARDEN CITY KS Sept 16 1980 -- Santa Fe SD39 4009 and U23C 7517 lead train 194 westbound. Note the smiley face on th CoOp elevator and the loco at far right.
CLOVIS NM Jan 23 1984 -- Early morning light bathes the scene at the east end of Clovis as ATSF 3525 handles switching duties.
Built as U23B, remanufactured as 3000-hp SF30B by Santa Fe, Cleburne, later derated to 2,300 hp.
ATSF 8069 has been repainted in the Kodachrome scheme as it waits in the siding for an opposing train to pass. Koadachrome's were fairly common in the Matfield Green area of Kansas in 1989.
ATSF 2755 passes under a classic set of Santa Fe signals in Galesburg, IL in October of 1985.
Drumheads were once part of many passenger trains, and like the great trains they adorned, most have disappeared, never to be seen again. The Green Bay RR museum has a nice selection of drumheads ... (more)
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)
As the marine layer clears way at mid-morning, a shiny C40-8W leads a westbound manifest along the shores of Suisun Bay in Antioch.
Set of power La Junta
NORMAN OK June 2 1979 -- An SD45 leads a grain train under partly cloudy skies.
CLOVIS NM Sept 3 1984 -- Santa Fe C30-7 8052 and four other units accelerate out of Clovis on their eastward trek with a TOFC train.
TEXICO NM May 24 1980 -- SD40-2 5042 SD45 5533 and SD45 5614 lead train 288 as it rounds a curve and passes the Texico station. Its next stop is Clovis NM where it will get a new crew and the loco... (more)
Santa Fe FP45 No. 5945, which began service with road number 105 in the beautiful red and silver "warbonnet" passenger scheme, idles in front of the shops wearing the railroad's freight ... (more)