As the conductor protects the shove, a Kodachrome C30-7 and SD45 work on switching cars along the Transcon. Tom Golden photo.
PURCELL OK May 31 1985 -- The engineer of AT&SF 8082 snags his orders. The train is traveling west (compass south). I must have viewed this scene hundreds of times but only rarely thought to photo... (more)
CLOVIS NM May 25 1985 -- Santa Fe C30-7 8087 pauses at the west end fuel racks. Scanner traffic identified the train as 189.
An eastbound Santa Fe freight behind a "Kodachrome" GE climbs toward Summit as a westbound intermodal drops downgrade on the steeper main.
Santa Fe 8073 East, a giant 971 train, negotiates the horseshoe at Allard.