Santa Fe 8754 West, a hot pig train out of Chicago, passes the east switch of Glen Frazer. A siding that was used infrequently by ATSF in the 1980s and 90s--but used at critical times nonetheless-... (more)
GE B40-8W No. 511 leads a westbound up the steep eastern slope of Ash Hill at mp 685. The beautiful, clean air of January allows one to see for a hundred miles in all directions. 511 West will top... (more)
A westbound freight that has dropped off most of its loads east of here rounds a curve into a cut between Christie and Collier on Franklin Canyon's west side.
Early on a beautiful spring morning, a Santa Fe 991 train rumbles downhill at Glen Frazer after exiting tunnel 3.
A short eastbound freight crosses the mile-long trestle between Orwood and Middle River, CA. 7419 East will pick up cars in Stockton and Riverbank on its way south through the San Joaquin Valley. ... (more)
Four clean and shiny red and silver Dash 8s lead a hot 991 train at the east end of Marcel, CA. Trains like the 991, with its counterpart, the 199, made Santa Fe an impressive operation by any mea... (more)
Santa Fe 2924 West roars uphill though the narrow approach to tunnel 3 in Franklin Canyon. Until the mid-1980s, Santa Fe used nothing but 4-axle EMDs north of Bakersfield, CA.
Heading toward Austin, a Santa Fe container/trailer train with in the lead ATSF Red GP30 2724, GP30 2721, GP39-2 3611 and GP20 3074 near Alvarado, Texas.
With a solid consist of EMD four-axle units, a westbound Parker Local assaults the eastern slope of Ash Hill near m.p. 685.
A Santa Fe westbound rolls downhill through Bealville behind five EMD SD24s. As is apparent from the scene, Tehachapi Pass is a beautiful place in springtime.
A Santa Fe eastbound comes off the flyover at Nichols, just west of Pittsburg, CA. The train has just crossed over SP's Mococo Line between Tracy and Martinez, which is seen here in the foreground... (more)
A Santa Fe 991 train thunders out of the Caliente Creek Narrows with a long string of pigs bound for Chicago.
Santa Fe's classic signals stand guard at the west Summit on Cajon Pass.
Coming into San Bernardino on Santa Fe's Pasadena line, 8709 roars past the yard on its way to Cajon Pass.
A Steam Excursion Veteran Watches From the Side. As UP 4014's Rail Giants Train Museum excursion basks in the morning light at the original ATSF Barstow station, the back half of its train ... (more)