Yet another eastbound Santa Fe freight climbs out of Abo Canyon with a nice mix of power.
My only time at Abo and Raton was in 1992 on the heels of chasing ATSF 3751 from KC to Alberquerque and riding a C&TS photo freight. A morning walk in from the Highway 60 overpass near Scholle wa... (more)
This view has been captured by a few over the years. I was fortunate to get 3 trains here to close out a great day of photography around Abo Canyon.
A heavy EB stack train makes its way up the Abo canyon on a cool winter afternoon
Blue and yellow warbonnets bring a Maersk train thru Abo Canyon in 1992.
One of the scenic locations on the Transcon is this curved bridge at the west end of Abo Canyon, seen here in 1992 before a merger and double tracking would change this view forever.
So along a few days before Thanksgiving 1986, mine and Jim DeNike's good friend Tim Jones pipes up and says, "Hey; I'm gonna go out to my family's Thanksgiving in Tucson, ya'll want to make a... (more)
Westbound Santa Fe freight with merger painted C30-7 8146, SD40-2 5212 and (2) SD45's 5321 and 5314 a Abo, New Mexico.
A BNSF intermodal train makes it way up the famous Abo Canyon.
BNSF Train SLBPALT1-26 heads East through the curves at Abo, NM.
Hotshot BNSF Stacks rounds the curve here at Abo, NM bound for Alliance, Tx.
Westbound Willow Springs, IL to San Bernardino, CA Z train descending Abo Canyon across third bridge from west end of canyon.
ABO NM Sept 10 1980 -- Santa Fe U36C 8796 and an all GE consist roll over the bridge west of Abo on the Transcon approaching Abo Canyon. Nest stop is Belen NM.
BNSF 4998 leading a EB baretable through Abo Canyon
CREX 1410 nears Abo Canyon as it's about to duck under the Hwy 60 overpass.