A hot eastbound Santa Fe pig train with Fuel Foilers making up nearly its entire length smokes up the Mojave Desert as it roars through the hogbacks at Lavic.
Richard Beal photo:
Wheeling some pigs down south on the Joint Line, ATSF had some good lashups in the 80's
A westbound Santa Fe freight crosses Abo Arroyo on Bridge 874.2 as the train departs Abo Canyon and heads for a crew change at Belen, New Mexico, on May 23, 1991. On the point is a Superfleet GP60... (more)
A westbound BNSF vehicle train meets Amtrak No. 4 at the New Mexico-Arizona state line.
A westbound Santa Fe manifest roars through the first reverse curve west of Mojave as it climbs Tehachapi's east side.
Oooops, someone forgot to set the derail and a handbrake on a roundhouse lead track at Santa Fe's La Junta, Colo. roundhouse. F7 247 rolled off into the turntable pit June 1, 1968, and apparentl... (more)
This is the old Santa Fe line over Raton Pass. The line has not been used for freight since 2004. Amtrak leases the line and runs one passenger train a day in each direction. Semaphores are in op... (more)
Westbound empty coal train passing through Kinsley, Kansas, on the Santa Fe's La Junta Subdivision in late fall 1992. The train's two warbonnet C40-8W locomotives are leading empty hoppers back to... (more)
On its maiden eastbound voyage, Santa Fe GP60M No. 100 is on the point of the 2-891 as it meets a westbound manifest at Daggett, CA.
A hot eastbound intermodal train roars down the giant sand "ditch" at Bissell.
A high-powered westbound manifest crosses the bridge.
At 2:03 p.m., a Santa Fe westbound intermodal train is about to pass through Ransom, illinois, on a sunny May 10, 1986. Trailing lead SD40-2 No. 5136 are two SD45s, one of them in “SPSF merger” pa... (more)
Santa Fe 904 West roars through a curve west of Darling as the mountain where ATSF quarried all its ballast looms in the distance.
A worker at the LMIT fuels Dash 9 No. 697.
After being waxed and polished, SD75Ms Nos. 234 and 202 are ready to pull BNSF's Super Bowl special the next morning.