An eastbound Santa Fe manifest exits the confines of Abo Canyon, New Mexico. The SD40-2 leader has an extended short hood, or “snoot”, to house Locotrol communications equipment. Locotrol was amon... (more)
The 904 West comes sailing down Abo Canyon in single track days. The area, a choke point on the Transcon, was double-tracked some ten years ago.
One of Santa Fe’s pre-Super Fleet GP50’s leads a forty-eight car eastbound train across the second bridge that it will encounter in Abo Canyon.
Making its entrance into Abo Canyon, New Mexico at 3:10 pm, a 74-car eastbound Santa Fe manifest crosses the first of several bridges in the canyon.
An eastbound 60-car Santa Fe manifest crosses the first bridge that it will encounter in Abo Canyon. In the next few miles, it will travel through one of the most scenic areas on the Santa Fe syst... (more)
After crossing the plains east of Belen, New Mexico, an eastbound Santa Fe TOFC train is crossing the first bridge that it will encounter in Abo Canyon.
Our first morning at Abo Canyon, New Mexico started with a caboose hop with two GP30’s. It was fortunate to get it then, before we started climbing hills away from the tracks.
I can't think of much better than the memory of spending the day in Abo Canyon. Watching the Santa Fe parade roll by. While exploring the different picture options on the seven bridges. The Santa ... (more)
D9-44CW 652 leads an SD40-2, SD45B 5502 and SD40-2 BN 7841 on a westbound manifest.
Trailing units are GP50 3172, GP60M 119, D8-40CW 878, D8-40BW 517, D9-44CWs 4850, 4803,4805, SD75M 8247 and D8-40CW 896.
SF30C 9515 leads F45 5985 and SF30C 9536 on a westbound.
SD39 1567 leads SD45-2 5851, SD40-2 5168 and SD45-2 5844 on an eastbound.
Santa Fe Dash 9-44CW 766, B30-7A(B) and another Dash 9-44CW head west.
P-CHLA Chicago - Los Angeles high priority doublestacks is headed by GP60M 151, GP60 4005, GP40X 3804 and GP60 4014.
Santa Fe Dash 9-44CW 625 and Dash 8-40CWs 836 and 822 head into Abo Canyon with Q-LACALT1 (Los Angeles-Alliance, Texas).