A B40-8W idles under the lights of the Locomotive Maintenance and Inspection Terminal.
A short Santa Fe eastbound negotiates the big s-curve at Christie.
CLOVIS NM May 25 1985 -- Santa Fe C30-7 8087 pauses at the west end fuel racks. Scanner traffic identified the train as 189.
32 years…… It had been 32 years since the symphony of steam had last echoed through Soledad Canyon as former Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751 returns to her home in Los Angeles after being on hand at Vincent G... (more)
The steam era…2016. The steam era in the United States ended in the 1950s however even all these years later several traces can still be found, both lovingly preserved and quietly forlorn. Case in... (more)
The caboose of an eastbound AT&SF freight clears 9th Street in Lockport,IL..
Eastbound Santa Fe freight on the super-elevated curve at Lockport,IL..
At sunset on the Santa Fe's Needles District, a hot pig train hustles away from us toward a major climb at Ash Hill.
DAVIS OK October 1973 -- Santa Fe GP38 3512 leads a train around the curve south of Davis OK. Also in the lashup are a U30CG, a U23B, a GP30 and another GP38. Variety like this made railfanning in... (more)
Waiting on the Chief……silhouetted against the timeless light of the moon a pair of Union Switch & Signal intermediate semaphores stand guard over BNSF's Raton Subdivision in northern New Mexico. T... (more)
Three big warbonnets lead a westbound stack train into Barstow Yard.
Shiny GE warbonnets lead a hot 199 train along the edge of Suisun Bay at Antioch.
Early in the morning, an SP light helper waiting at the west end of Cable meets Santa Fe 526 West, a hot vehicle train.
Late in the afternoon, with thick haze from machinery in the oil fields of the southern San Joaquin Valley diminishing the sunlight, a hot Santa Fe pig train coming off the mountain meets an eastb... (more)
On a beautiful winter's day in 1973, an eastbound Santa Fe manifest attacks Cajon's western slope.