Five Santa Fe Alco S4s sit by the roads Roundhouse in September 1976 these units lasted a while longer because i got to see them again in Chicago in 1979
So Much Has Changed in 38 Years (from Today!)
An eastbound Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe piggyback train stops in San Bernardino for a crew change. This train, most likely symbolle... (more)
It may be early January, but there is not a lot of snow on the San Gabriel Mountains as BNSF train M-WATBAR1-06, a merchandise train ("Look, Ma! No double-stacks!") that originated in W... (more)
As the sun appears over the San Bernardino Mountains, Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway train Q-NYLA (Quality Network [TOFC/COFC]; East Coast [CR Connection in Ch... (more)
A Santa Fe freight heads east behind a C30-7, F45, C30-7, SD40-2, SD40-2 consist … so typical of the railway’s power consists in the late 80s. (Corona, California – January 1988)
Now that summer has arrived, the green hills have turned into fuel for the wildfires that plague the west each year, but fortunately on this day there were no fires in Santa Ana Canyon (as there w... (more)
For the second day in a row, the BNSF train from Barstow to San Diego passed through the city of Orange at about 10:30 in the morning, making for a daylight run along the beach. And also for the ... (more)
While the old Santa Fe "Surf Line", now Metrolink's Orange Sub, is closed to passenger traffic in San Clemente due to yet another landslide, freight trains are still allowed to pass by a... (more)
Burlington Northern 7130 leads a colorful consist towards Tunnel 2 on Tehachapi Pass a few days after Thanksgiving.
Santa Fe 3804 leads a westbound manifest through the Oro Grande bridge.
After getting a yellow signal, an eastbound Santa Fe freight with two Kodachrome paint scheme engines from the failed SP/SF merger scheme, proceeds slowly into the yard in Los Angeles.
Six Santa Fe GP-35s grind up the hill towards the summit in Cajon Pass.
Santa Fe 7402 leads a westbound train through the San Bernardino yard.
Santa Fe caboose 999297 slowly rolls down the 3% grade on the south track near the Cajon Summit as helpers push hard on an eastbound intermodal as it grinds up the 2.2% north track.
Santa Fe 5429 slowly rolls down the 3% grade on the south track near the Cajon Summit as an eastbound intermodal grinds up the 2.2% north track.