After many trips with my dad to California, Arizona, and New Mexico to photograph the Santa Fe. We start to explore some of the more obscure sections of the trans-con main line. The Crookton line ... (more)
The same units as seen in photo 651755 returned north the following day, this time seen near Ancho.
Using trackage rights on SP's Golden State route south from Vaughn, SD40-2 5192, SD45B 5501 and B39-8 LMX 8594 are north of Carrizozo, heading doublestacks towards El Paso.
In the mid-afternoon, a Santa Fe 189 train rounds the curve at Glen Frazer that leads to tunnel 3, the longest on the entire Santa Fe system. In the lead is an SD40-2 still wearing the paint schem... (more)
Santa Fe SD40-2 No. 5192 leads an eastbound freight over the Colorado River Bridge at Topock, Arizona, on March 7, 1996. Trailing is another SD40-2 (5164), a former Amtrak SDP40F now labeled a SDF... (more)