A westbound freight sits at Summit with two of the newer warbonnet GE units and two EMD's.
Early era of Amtrak saw ATSF 543 working the coachyard as she did faithfully for Santa Fe for decades. For a collection of shots taken on this trip see the Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)Locomotive: FM H12-44TSLocation: Chicago, Illinois, USALocomotive #: ATSF 543Train ID: hostle movePhoto Date: February, 1974
STILL THERE: Several weeks after it's arrival at the Illinois Railway Museum, ATSF 543 still sits on it's eight axle flatcar awaiting off-loading. This unusual switcher is Fairbanks-Morse H12-44T... (more)
ATSF 543 is well secured and has completed the journey from California to Northern Illinois and now waits to go into the Illinois Railway Museum to be placed on the rails once again.
ATSF 543, a Fairbanks-Morse H12-44TS, was once a switcher for Santa Fe's Dearborn Station in Chicago. Only three of these locomotives were ever made, and this is the only survivor, rusting away on... (more)
ATSF 543 is the last unit in the power consist for a BNSF train heading up Cajon Pass as it approaches tunnel 2.
ATSF Eastbound Doublestack Train at Galesburg, Illinois on ATSF'S Chillicothe Sub