Tricked out to the max, this is the zenith of EMD on John Santa Fe's railroad, SD75s not withstanding.
Hudson type Santa Fe engine 3450 on display within the Rail Giants Museum at Fairplex, Pomona, California.
Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751 blasts through the Green River Golf Course, just west of Prado Dam, between Corona and Yorba Linda, California, on train O-SBDLAC1-12. The locomotive was moving from its old h... (more)
The all-coach, extra-fare El Capitan is about to enter the
newer of the two tunnels at the summit of Raton Pass on
its way west. The older wood-lined tunnel was abandoned in 1949 and plugged in... (more)
Another short-lived application of "elephant ears" apparently to lift smoke. The GEs were know for "gassing" deadhead crew members in trailing units. Apparently it didn't work.
ATSF freight descends from Palmer lake en route to Monument
Though I lived there my job kept me out of town so much these shots are rare in my collection. The 35s were ubiquitous and unappreciated at the time.
EB train dragging up the thru the pass with a nice power mix.
I generally liked ATSF a lot but sometimes there aesthetic tastes were lacking. Not a CF7 but still possessing the same "ugly gene" this unit's empty sockets just say tacky.
a set of RCE power for Raton Pass service sits awaiting assignment at La Junta, CO
Eastbound Empire Builder rolls out its final miles at Canal Street with a Santa Fe warbonnet leading the way.
An odd circumstance --- a Santa Fe GE B36-7 on the point of Amtrak No. 5 "California Zephyr" on the former D&RGW westbound out of Denver at Rocky, Colo. on Aug. 28, 1992.
On the eastbound 'Grand Canyon Limited' led by Santa Fe 4-8-4 #3751. Our train pulls through the wye at Matthie, AZ, & onto the BNSF Peavine line to Williams. For more pics of this train see my we... (more)
A Santa Fe westbound emerges from the passing track at Goffs, California on April 9, 1993.
Santa Fe's 891 train snakes through Arizona's scenic Crozier Canyon on Oct. 7, 1995.