A GE U-28-CG, an FP-45 and two F-45’s tow the 19 cars of Santa Fe’s combined El Capitan / Super Chief Trn. 17 up Raton Pass near Starkville, Colo. on August 1, 1970. The first car is a steam generator.
The Santa Fe's warbonnet paint scheme on passenger diesel locomotives was one of the most iconic in railroading. It appealed to travelers and modellers alike, and helped brand Santa Fe all the way from Chicago to California and Texas.