The same units as seen in photo 651755 returned north the following day, this time seen near Ancho.
Using trackage rights on SP's Golden State route south from Vaughn, SD40-2 5192, SD45B 5501 and B39-8 LMX 8594 are north of Carrizozo, heading doublestacks towards El Paso.
In the mid-afternoon, a Santa Fe 189 train rounds the curve at Glen Frazer that leads to tunnel 3, the longest on the entire Santa Fe system. In the lead is an SD40-2 still wearing the paint schem... (more)
Santa Fe SD40-2 No. 5192 leads an eastbound freight over the Colorado River Bridge at Topock, Arizona, on March 7, 1996. Trailing is another SD40-2 (5164), a former Amtrak SDP40F now labeled a SDF... (more)