PA #58 and a companion booster, lay over at Fort Worth on April 01, 1961 between runs on Nos. 77-78. This Alco PA-1 was built in October 1948. Photo part of my collection, photographer Edward... (more)
To deal with heavy coal traffic, CSX leased a number of former Santa Fe GE C30-7s in 1990 (actually from GE, although the units kept their ATSF numbers and reporting marks). Two of the units are p... (more)
An eastbound Santa Fe intermodal is climbing the grade toward Tehachapi at Cliff, midway between tunnels 7 and 8. The lead GP50 is fresh out of the shop, including a modification that moved its he... (more)
An eastbound Santa Fe intermodal holds at Bealville, CA, on the climb up Tehachapi grade, as a westbound Southern Pacific drops downgrade.
The Galveston Chief is nearing the end of its trip from Houston.
Never mind that Santa Fe’s southward local out of Topeka has three Fairbanks-Morse diesels on it, dig the price of gasoline at far right — 28.9 cents a gallon on March 27, 1965! Two H16-44s have ... (more)
Of the ten Baldwin switchers retired on this May 29, 1965 at Santa Fe’s Argentine yard in Kansas City, some were traded in to EMD or GE for new power and some were scrapped after 20+ years of serv... (more)
E6 No. 11, with E8 and E6 B units, awaits its afternoon call as new EMD SD45 demonstrator 434C and test car stand ready for their next run at Santa Fe’s Argentine yard diesel facility on May 29, 1... (more)
Santa Fe’s Train 31 south out of La Junta, Colo. gets freight rolling among the semaphores at Ormega. An Alco RSD-7 leads two RSD-5s as they head for Raton Pass on April 23, 1967.
The Appalachian coal business was brisk in 1990, with many mines reaching peak output. CSX was really short on motive power, so a number of ex-Santa Fe C30-7s were leased to augment its own power ... (more)
Westbound Santa Fe train #1 the San Francisco Chief at Amarillo station with four Alco PA's led by number 58. Three Flexi-Vans flat cars of US Mail, two head end cars, three hi-level chair cars ... (more)
A Santa Fe "Streamliner". Santa Fe 300 Class "Streamliner" ATSF F7 306C, renumbered from 37 Class 39C for Amtrak service, leads an A-B-B-A locomotive consist on timetabl... (more)
This FP45 once pulled the famous Super Chief and later Santa Fe's highest priority intermodal trains. Today it sits on display at the Barstow Train Station.