A hot Santa Fe 199 train crosses the salt swamp between Port Chicago and Avon, and passes the old but profitable Tosco Oil Refinery. Tosco was famous at this time for being one of the few refineri... (more)
At sunset in Martinez, CA, a couple of teenagers using the Santa Fe right of way to get home seem oblivious to the danger coming up fast behind them. The engineer of 7412 West, a 199 train, is lea... (more)
In July 1995, SD75M No. 224 leads a hot Santa Fe 199 train on a tight right of way that sits between Suisun Bay and the Antioch downtown overlook. The 199 train was one of the hottest trains on th... (more)
Santa Fe 4023 West, a 199 train out of Chicago, crosses the SP's Valley Line at Stockton Tower.
Late in the day, a fast-moving 199 train decelerates into Antioch as it skirts Suisun Bay. The red paint on the four-axle Dash 8s still looks new.
F45 No. 5983 leads a Santa Fe 199 train across Muir Trestle late in the day, when the big hills southwest of the trestle are in dark shadow. In the consist are two recently delivered Dash 9s and a... (more)
38 years ago today, Santa Fe 5578 leads a westbound hotshot over the bridge just below Tehachapi Loop.
A hot 199 train rolls downgrade after passing through tunnel 3, the longest on the entire Santa Fe.
As a GP30 switches the west end of Mormon Yard, a hot 199 train waits for CTC to be restored on this section of the Stockton Sub.
Shiny GE warbonnets lead a hot 199 train along the edge of Suisun Bay at Antioch.
A hot 199 train hustles westward through the dry environs of Caliente Creek near Ilmon.
Santa Fe's hot 199 train glides west through Williams Junction on April 11, 1993.
A quartet of Super Fleet GEs (ATSF 545, ATSF 534, ATSF 511, ATSF 502) lead Santa Fe's hot 199 train through Chalender, Arizona on May 4, 1991.
Five nifty Super Fleet motors lead Santa Fe's hot 199 train across the New Mexico/Arizona border through Lupton just before sunset on Oct. 6, 1995.
Santa Fe's hottest train--Chicago to Richmond, CA intermodal 199--rounds the curve on the approach to the tunnel at Glen Fraser, CA, in Franklin Canyon. The warbonnet GE on the point is uncharacte... (more)