Hurricanes are not the only source of major flooding as anyone who lived thru The Great Flood of 1993 can attest. The Mississippi river set many records that year. Over a month after the river had... (more)
I'm riding in the cab of Santa Fe "Kodachrome" 5996 as we head west through Victorville towards the Narrows. Our train has stopped to add on a helper to the rear of our train, while on ... (more)
An eastbound Santa Fe intermodal train is entering Abo Canyon leaving Sais, New Mexico, on the morning of July 17, 1985.
Native Colors: Class locomotive No. 500 of Santa Fe's fleet of Dash8-40BWs mated with a BN SD40-2 have a roll on 92 cars in the Heartland. Fuji Velvia.
Santa Fe EMD GP50's (3810-3854)
GE/ATSF SF30C (9500-9569) Rebuilt U36C's 3160hp., built 1972-1975.
Santa Fe EMD GP39-2 3403, GE U36C 8757, GP9 2251 and GP39-2 3404 at Santa Fe yards in Cleburne, Texas; date January 1987.
Rebuilt GP9 2293 at Santa Fe's shops in Cleburne, Texas; date December, 1979.
Near the end of its career, Santa Fe Warbonnet F45 #92 goes solo with a short intermodal. This locomotive is now at the Illinois Railroad Museum.
ATSF 5147 leads an eastbound intermodal past a slowly rolling westbound freight at Cosnino, Arizona in March of 1996. The San Francisco Mountains are in the background.
A trio of former Santa Fe Geeps leads a Q-train through Streator, IL. Tom Golden photo.
For several years following the great western mergers of the 90s just about anything could show up as power. Out here on the Transcon, it was always best to have a warbonnet or blue and yellow in ... (more)