Eastbound Santa Fe "Wilmington Turn" Ironsides siding Harbor City
A westbound Santa Fe intermodal climbs the grade from Siberia to Klondike in the Mojave Desert. The eastbound main is in the foreground.
A westbound Santa Fe intermodal is almost to it's west coast terminal at Richmond as its EMDs power around the curve at Glen Fraser leading into Tunnel 3. This is Franklin Canyon--a then, a very r... (more)
Westbound passing East Barstow
A westbound stack train has an interesting array of motive power, including two warbonnet FP45s. Even one of the pioneering turbocharged GP20s is in the middle, still earning its keep for John San... (more)
Two Santa Fe freights meet on the double track of the Kansas City Terminal near Grand Junction interlocking.
My two favorite locomotive paint schemes meet at South Denver. The Denver & Rio Grande Western unit is a SD40T-2.
A very nice leader, in the form of a Santa Fe Warbonnet SD75M, heads south to Joliet.
In fresh not to be SPSF red yellow paint SD 45 5338 leads a westbound Santa Fe "extra Harbor" passed Torrance Park in Torrance, CA.
Nine SD26 and SD24's led an eastbound Santa Fe manifest train up Cajon Pass near Sullivans Curve. This is the normal for the time York Canyon to Kaiser Steel coal train power that was routinely us... (more)
A Santa Fe westbound slowly drops down the steep South track from Summit to the bottom of the grade on Cajon Pass. The North track (double tracked these days) is in the distance to the left, and t... (more)
Rolling fast across the vast stretch of the Mojave, an eastbound double stack appears on the double tracked "transcon." (View 2)
Rolling fast across the vast stretch of the Mojave, an eastbound double stack appears on the double tracked "transcon." (View 1)
An eastbound Santa Fe freight picks up speed as it passes a cut of intermodal cars from the Phoenix line (the "Peavine") at Darling, AZ. They'll be picked up by a following eastbound.
ATSF freight descends the joint line near palmer Lake towards an upcoming storm