While Santa Fe train 891, the eastbound Super C, spent a few minutes cutting out a troublesome diesel while in Barstow, I had the time to take detail photos of the various markings on ATSF ... (more)
Santa Fe eastbound SUPER C Bandini just minutes into it's journey to Chicago. This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the startup of this train.
The 1979 Pacific Railroad Society "Mountain Outin" passenger special, with Amtrak SDP40F 518 and 517, is rolling westbound through the Southern Pacific Mojave yard. Santa Fe 5702 is slowing down ... (more)
HOLIDAY JUNCTION KS May 1975 -- SD45-2 5702 takes the super elevation as it leads Super C on its trek to the west. Note missing presidential seal on the round shield.
ARGENTINE KS May 1975 -- Santa Fe Bicentennial SD45-2 5702 is all alone as it makes its way to the shops. Note missing presidential seal on the round shield. I was with a Santa Fe employee for thi... (more)
Spanking clean Bi Centennial painted 5702 is awaiting a hi ball in the straddle buggy tracks at Hobart yard before leading the Super C east on it's thirty six hour dash to Chicago.
one of Santa Fe's five BiCentennial painted SD45-2 made it down to Santa Fe's LA Harbor area Watson yard on the Wilmington Turn and is shown picking up a CF7 to take back to Barstow for serviceing... (more)
Santa Fe Bicentennial SD45-2 5702 shows off its rear end while a troublesome SD45-2 is cut out of the consist, delaying the high priority "Super C" in Barstow, California, on July 20, 1975.