Tearing through small town IllinoisAt 11:45 a.m. on August 24, 1991, Santa Fe’s QNYLA sprints through Toluca, Illinois, in a view from an old coal mine slag dump nicknamed “Jumbo” by lo... (more)
The" Swifties" with a rather nice set of power heading north on the Oregon Trunk. Thanks to GB for the heads up.
An ABBA-set of Warbonnet GP60s leads one of the Santa Fe's legendary hot piggyback trains on the Chillicothe Sub. Tom Golden photo.
ATSF (Santa Fe) EMD GP60M 115, 155, 128, 107 and SD45 5367.
West coast railfans along BNSF got a treat in winter 2002, when a northbound RoadRailer was dispatched with an A-B-A set of warbonnet GP60s. At the time, we were living in the yellow house at uppe... (more)
It's a long, rigorous district running from Needles to Winslow. On a Saturday morning ATSF 115 East hustles through the old division point of Seligman as it makes a run for the Arizona Divide.
Meet at Sais With an eastbound Santa Fe freight waiting momentarily at Sais siding, a westbound intermodal leaves the confines of Abo Canyon, New Mexico, and will soon pass it after neg... (more)
A westbound Santa Fe freight crosses Abo Arroyo on Bridge 874.2 as the train departs Abo Canyon and heads for a crew change at Belen, New Mexico, on May 23, 1991. On the point is a Superfleet GP60... (more)
On a beautiful spring day, a lashup that only the Santa Fe could provide leads an eastbound train through the hills of the Coast Range.
It's been a long climb up from Belen and the Rio Grande river crossing, but three GP60Ms and a GP35 will soon be able to breathe easier, reaching the top of the grade at Mountainair.
ATSF GP60M #115 speeds east up Ash Hill at MP 691 on the BNSF's Needles District.