"San Francisco Chief" beginning its journey west
Looks like some of the paper on another train got loose
Locomotives have just exited the west portal (lower level), while rear of the train is still entering the east portal (upper right) as it descends to Field.
Climbing towards the upper spiral tunnel after exiting the lower tunnel's east portal, at left, upper level; rear of the train entering the west portal, below.
"Big Red Barn" at a classic location
Crossing over the top of the lower (west) entrance to the tunnel
Nearing the summit
With a little assistance, even an NS train can have colorful motive power... and 'Catfish' widecabs are still several years in the future here.
"Big Red Barn" almost at the bottom of the hill, and to the crew change point.
Transfer to Bowden
Coal drag nearing the top of the Newburg Grade, at West End Tunnel, just ahead.