ATSF Alco PA-1 No.61 lead unit on train #1 the SAN FRANCISCO CHIEF at Amarillo, Texas.
While its competitors dispatched passenger trains behind fleets of E-units, Santa Fe preferred F-units geared for passenger-train speeds. The exceptions were a handful of E3s and E6s and a dozen ... (more)
Westbound Santa Fe train #1 the San Francisco Chief at Amarillo station with four Alco PA's led by number 58. Three Flexi-Vans flat cars of US Mail, two head end cars, three hi-level chair cars ... (more)
Santa Fe E8M's were rebuilt from old E1A units in 1952-53. They were numbered #80-87. The #80 is on the West Texas Express in Amarillo, Texas April 17, 1965.