on an unusual, overcast afternoon in June 1990, repainted and renumbered FP45 No. 106 leads what looks like a 943 train at Sando in Antioch, CA. The warbonnet cowl is headed for the San Joaquin De... (more)
Brand new warbonnets lead the 991 train over the Tuolumne River bridge near Modesto Empire Jct. on the Santa Fe Valley Division.
A westbound Santa Fe intermodal freight winds its way down from Tehachapi and around the loop.
Superfleet painted FP45 106 departs San Bernardino for Los Angeles on the former 2nd District with a colorful consist.
Not long after being repainted back into the red & silver, a pair of FP45s leads a Santa Fe 589 train up the steep grade out of Mojave, CA, on Tehachapi's southeastern slope. The smoke here is com... (more)
A westbound Santa Fe freight is fronted by two pre-Super Fleet F45s that brought the Warbonnet paint scheme back to the railroad. It was stunning while it lasted.
These early "Super Fleet" repaints really looked great!
eastbound 991 train Diana Street Fresno, CA
A true rarity...a lash-up of three FP45's in silver/red warbonnets in 1990. ATSF 106 leads, followed by sisters 103 and 102. Only 14 FP45's were produced from 1967-1968. I believe 9 were sold to A... (more)
A pair of red and silver FP45s lead a westbound Santa Fe intermodal train past SP helpers stationed at Edison.
An outbound "Q" train hasn't escaped Chicagoland yet, but is already flying at full speed.
Westbound "Bonnets" on the point.
The hottest trrain on the railroad rolls through Pinole with another load of UPS trailers from Chicago.
This was one of my luckiest days. This was when ATSF only had the eight FP45s in red/silver, and we were lucky enough that this westbound train showed up.