The moon rises over SF 5838, 5326 and Kodachrome merger units 9515, 9550 and 3828 at the San Bernardino A yard shops as they wait for another assignment on a crisp and clear December 1985 day.
Santa Fe's daily Barstow to Denver train was descending the Palmer grade into Littleton on the Joint Line led by a trio of Santa Fe rebuild SF30C's
A eastbound goes through the big cut at east Perrin on the Crookton cutoff
9535 leads D8-40B 7413 and SDP40F 5251 eastbound.
Empty train led by an ex-ATSF #8734, orig U36C, and modified by ATSF in Jan/1986, ATSF #9519, LRCX #9519.
Ex-ATSF 8778 original (U36C), modificaded in 1986 to SF30C by ATSF #9547 and now current #4718, but out of service in 2016.
Santa Fe SF30C 9514 and SD75M 8272 lead a coal train bound for the Cholla Power Plant, Joseph City, Arizona.
SF30C 9516 leads SDFP45 95 and SD40-2 5146 on a westbound.
SF30C 9515 leads F45 5985 and SF30C 9536 on a westbound.
Northbound VLi U59 led by SF03C #4711, its a ex-ATSF 8707,orig U-36C rebuilt by ATSF at 11/1985, ATSF 9511,LRCX 9511.
Santa Fe SF30C #9518 painted in the SPSF merger colors leads a leased and renumber Conrail SD40-2 and a Santa Fe GP39-2 Southbound at the North entrance to the Air Force Academy.
Empty train heading SF30C and other C30´s. This SF30C its a ex-ATSF #8708,original GE U36C. In 1986 ATSF modified to SF30´s with new nuber ATSF #9527, LRCX #9527 like a photo here in RP id: 549695
Ex-ATSF 8778 original (U36C), modificaded in1986 to SF30C by ATSF #9547 and now current #4718, but out of service in 2016
A Santa Fe 189 train accelerates after passing an MOW crew at the west end of tunnel 1. SF30C No. 9530 is still wearing her distinctive paint from the failed SP-Santa Fe merger of the mid-1980s.
Here is classic Santa Fe train for you. Four locomotives, four locomotive times. SF30-C 9541 F40-C 5266 SD45-2 5806 and GP50 3827 on the eastern edge of Flagstaff heading westbound.