Eastbound train Kingman AZ
In 1974, Santa Fe was experiencing a power shortage. They pulled sets of SD24's and DL 600's out of storage using them in captive service between Barstow and Bakersfield. Here, a set of five SD24'... (more)
Santa Fe Fairbanks Morse H12-44 handles switching duties at their former Archer Avenue Yard. At this point it is used to handle Amtrak passenger equipment used for Santa Fe route trains to Califor... (more)
They will never look like this again. In what might possibly be their first revenue trip west C40-8W's 814, 842, 848, 844 are running elephant style, looking pristine. I'm not sure for the reason... (more)
An eastbound Santa Fe manifest crosses the landmark Santa Fe trestle at Larkspur, Colorado. During this era, Santa Fe trains were in the minority on the Joint Line. Traffic was dominated by Burlin... (more)
It's a few months after the Burlington Northern, Santa Fe merger. Things still look and feel like nothing has happened on the Santa Fe. With a pure set of red and silver warbonnets in charge. But ... (more)
Pushing to Palmer Lake
Two Santa Fe SD40-2’s are pushing a Burlington Northern coal train toward the Palmer Divide at Littleton, Colorado.
Ohio Pile Driver
A Santa Fe B&B crew works on shoring up a small trestle at Littleton, Colorado.
I can't think of much better than the memory of spending the day in Abo Canyon. Watching the Santa Fe parade roll by. While exploring the different picture options on the seven bridges. The Santa ... (more)
A Santa Fe GP20 trundles past the depot at Littleton, Colorado. A nicely restored version of the depot exists today, in the middle of an urban sprawl.
Santa Fe 1200, one of two liquid natural gas powered leased units built by MK, was posing for the photographer on a rainy night at Santa Fe's Hobart yard.
Pulling a stone train, four rebuilt Santa Fe GP7’s work across the prairie ranchland of Buckholts, Texas.
Santa Fe 9533 rush with a hot westbound into the LA basin. Meanwhile a eastbound pig train races eastbound toward Cajon Pass.
Found a 'before' photo when the newly repaired and cosmetically restored steam locomotive found her new home in the Modesto Amtrak Station as her display area was being worked on progressing as th... (more)
The beauty that was the Santa Fe, four locomotives all different. Rolling through the desert landscape, that has it's own unique beauty through out the route.