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).
Santa Fe Dash 9-44CW 618, an SD75M, another Dash 9 and a leased Conrail unit, roll a high-priority Richmond to Chicago intermodal round the curve between Sais and Abo Canyon.
How often in 1996 are you going to find a GP30 leading on a class one railroad out on the main. To our pleasant surprise such is the case on the Santa Fe with 2714 sporting nice paint also. Techni... (more)
We were all set up with the shot we wanted, just hoping a train would appear before sunset. Fortunately a train lead by ATSF 869, 800, 5825 didn't disappoint.
Eastbound Q train climbing through Abo Canyon before the "change"
AT&SF 4029 west bound on bridge 2, in Abo Canyon, NM. 4-14-2001
AT&SF 670-111-8272-543 east bound on bridge 2, Abo Canyon, NM. 4-15-2001
AT&SF SD45-2 5856 leads a east bound over bridge #1, in Abo Canyon, NM. 4-14-2001