Santa Fe F7A-B-B-B-A 314 eastbound Super Chief/El Capitan at Barstow, California.
The ATSF 1024 looks good splitting a pair of semaphore signals as it rests on display at its newest location greeting drivers coming into La Junta. This spot will become home to the city’s future... (more)
ATSF GP60 4033 leads a GP50 and another GP60 westbound near Wilbern, IL with a stack train. Even though we were trolling for Superfleet consists, catching a clean blue and yellow consist of Geeps ... (more)
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)
On spring afternoons, clouds often pile up against the foothills along the Joint Line between Denver and Palmer Lake letting loose brief thunderstorms that can fill dry creek beds and slow traffic... (more)
Eastbound at Summit Santa Fe SD45-2 #5818, FP45 #93 and SD40-2 #5057.
Dash 9 no. 696 rolls west through Joliet, IL with a 199 train as an eastbound counterpart waits at the signal for it to pass. Most likely the eastbound will head toward Chicago on the track the we... (more)
A quartet of Super Fleet GEs (ATSF 545, ATSF 534, ATSF 511, ATSF 502) lead Santa Fe's hot 199 train through Chalender, Arizona on May 4, 1991.
Demoted to freight service this future celebrity teams up with a celebrity of the day to wheel a eastbound freight toward Barstow.,
An eastbound is moving up for the assault on Cajon Pass and oh, mon dieu, she's smoking a little. I wish I could have chased it up the hill.
Winding downgrade a westbound freight passes my great old '76 Datsun B210 "the mustard jar". No air conditioning for me in those days.
A nice looking unit sitting at the old shop. I always loved the Santa Fe. BTW, that bubble gum machine must of been on top to appease politicians. It didn't do anything else.
Another eastbound, this one merchandise, assaults the grade to overcome Cajon Pass.
An eastbound pig train with a typical colorful consist grinds through a famous location. Old-time California hands my remember that green stuff. It's called vegetation.
From the last order of new cabooses, Santa Fe 999574 trails a westbound auto train through Arizona's Coconino National Forest on April 3, 1989. The 999574 was a member of Santa Fe's Ce-11 class of... (more)