I purchased this 1950s era photo in the early to mid 1970s at a Chicago area train show / swap meet event. The seller was not the photographer. Photographer unknown.
20 years ago, Santa Fe was enjoying its last months as an independent carrier with Superfleet power and high speed intermodal trains racing between Chicago and California. ATSF 219 et al illustrat... (more)
A westbound intermodal train cruises through Franklin Canyon between Christie and Collier. I had to pick 5 ticks off my legs after hiking through the tall grass to get this shot.
An eastbound BNSF intermodal train is about to head into Abo Canyon during the last light of the day. Kodachrome 64 scan on Nikon 8000 scanner.
Warbonnets 219, 889 and 924 hustle stacks westbound on the Emporia Sub west of Matfield Green KS (and east of Cassoday). Kodachrome 64. Nikon FM.