Santa Fe in conjunction with Amtrak ran a "Centennial Special" celebrating one hundred years of passenger service over the original line from LA east, the Pasadena Sub.
Never knew what would come in off the Conroe district and tie up at Somerville. Whatever the treasure, it would stay all day, so when we blew through in the AM we would shoot the east side, and t... (more)
Caught this former passenger locomotive on the point of a hotshot intermodal heading eastbound through the Mojave desert. The unit is now part of the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris, Ca
Westbound train 991 lead by 3 FP45's at Argyle interlocking. The locomotives are returning from hauling an eastbound executive train the day before.
In late 1987, Santa Fe ran a special train between Los Angeles and San Bernardino to commemorate 100 years of service on the 2nd District (later renamed Pasadena Sub). Here it makes a stop at Gle... (more)
Santa Fe FP45 5998 (ex-5948, nee-108), UP E9A 951, SP SDP45 3201 and Amtrak F40PH 240 on eastbound Operation Lifesaver special skirting the coast at Ponto in northern San Diego County, CA on April... (more)
Santa Fe FP45 5998 (ex-5948, nee-108) on eastbound Operation Lifesaver special skirting the coast at San Clemente, CA on April 23, 1987.
FP-45 #5998 (in house, Santa Fe called them SDFP-45 after rebuilds) wears the yellow bonnet scheme awaiting service at the BN fuel track in Denver. Kodachrome 64. Nikon FM.
Operation Lifesaver special crosses San Luis Rey River headed to San Diego.
Operation Life Saver special arriving downtown San Diego.