Former Amtrak EMD SDP40F No. 635, rebuilt by the Santa Fe at the San Bernardino Shops into SDF40-2 No. 5254 in 1985, rests at the locomotive facility at Corwith Yard near Chicago, Illinois, on Feb... (more)
An eastbound Santa Fe intermodal train descends Edelstein Hill and is entering Houlihan’s Curve just above the town of Chillicothe, Illinois, on December 8, 1990. Leading the way is a former Amt... (more)
The power of a westbound thirty-nine car Santa Fe TOFC train pours it on as it makes the assault on Glorietta Pass at Rowe, New Mexico.
Our 1985 trip west found us spending the night in Las Vegas, New Mexico. We were headed for Abo Canyon the next day, and we hoped to get a train on Glorietta Pass. In the morning, we heard a westb... (more)
On July 8, 1986, a Santa Fe freight climbs the Arizona Divide west of Flagstaff, Arizona. Leading the westbound train is a former Amtrak EMD SDP40F, No. 5256, designated a SDF40-2 by the Santa Fe ... (more)
Late afternoon sun illuminates an eastbound ATSF freight behind a solid blue-and-yellow consist. The lead unit is a former Amtrak SDP40. This was, unfortunately, the day of the Oklahoma City feder... (more)
A westbound McCook, IL, to Los Angeles, CA, auto train has somewhat an odd ball leader. These ex-Amtrak cowl units really weren't leader much as Santa Fe didn't like them for liability of crews cl... (more)
Former BNSF Maersk Sealand demo unit pulling Plum Creek on Portland & Western
A rebuilt Amtrak SDP40F hauls a Santa Fe intermodal train around the Tehahachapi loop.