On one of their first runs a beautiful matching set of C40-8W's ATSF 814, 820, 816 head eastbound through Valentine, Arizona. They were nick name the corsair's for their unique roof design for coa... (more)
HURLEY NM June 21 1986 -- Santa Fe SD40-2s 5172, 5134, 5037 and their caboose are tied down awaiting the day’s operations.
SAN BERNARDINO CA Sept 3 1983 -- A Santa Fe SD45-2 and two GE products await assignment with the shops in the background.
CARROLTON MO June 9 1985 -- Santa Fe GP50 3847 and four six-axle locomotives accelerate a TOFC-COFC train past the Carrolton station.
Allentown Triple X
Railfans in the Allentown, Pennsylvania area got a nice treat in July 1979, when three relatively scarce Santa Fe GP40X’s spent a few days in eastern Pennsylvani... (more)
In 1984, Andy Muller, owner of the fledgling Blue Mountain and Reading, purchased a wholesale lot (certainly upwards of 20) CF7’s from the Santa Fe, with at least one GP7u thrown in for good measu... (more)
A pair of engines in fresh SPSF paint, the 5346 and F45 # 5975 along with SD45 #5322 in traditional blue and yellow head Eastbound early in the morning.
Newly-acquired Santa Fe CF7 2419 rests by the Black River & Western engine house in Ringoes, New Jersey. The rebuilt EMD became BR&W 41, and was ultimately scrapped. To the left, ex-Great Western ... (more)
MARCELINE MO June 9 1985 -- Santa Fe GP38u 2314, GP39-2 3659 and GP20u 3025 depart with a mixed freight.
SUMMIT CA Sept. 7 1983 -- Many pictures have been taken here. Here's mine. Get a copy of Chard Walker's "Railroading through Cajon Pass" and you will understand the allure of this area. ... (more)
WELLINGTON KS May 2 1982 -- Santa Fe SD45u 5304 leaves the Wellington grain elevators in the distance as it traverses south-central Kansas on the Transcon.
Santa Fe 8061 5996 5512 8033 make there way up Cajon Pass.
The Transcon has been part of BNSF for over a year. You might think otherwise if you were trackside, watching an eastbound manifest near Kingman.
On the first weekend of summer 1988, a Santa Fe intermodal train climbs Ash Hill near Klondike siding.