The EMD FP45 passenger service locomotive # 95 (built as # 105 in 1967) of the "Santa Fe" with 3600 hp looks a bit rusty and worn out now, but is still a very impressive and good looking... (more)
A Fading Warbonnet. Once part of the proud return of the "Warbonnet" paint scheme in the 1990's, ATSF 95's iconic part scheme is starting to show its age and the harshness of the desert env... (more)
Still during our Route 66 trip, we stopped at the Western America Railroad Museum where this piece of equipment sits quietly. It sure does look like it could use a shampoo!
A Steam Excursion Veteran Watches From the Side. As UP 4014's Rail Giants Train Museum excursion basks in the morning light at the original ATSF Barstow station, the back half of its train ... (more)
A Santa Fe warbonnet unit leads a Phoenix bound freight at Williams on a sunny morning. This freight happily showed up before my wife and I rode the Grand Canyon Railway train to the canyon on thi... (more)
This old FP45 sits at Western American Railroad Museum
ATSF #95 FP45 rest at the Western America Railroad Museum during a hot night.
A westbound stack train has an interesting array of motive power, including two warbonnet FP45s. Even one of the pioneering turbocharged GP20s is in the middle, still earning its keep for John San... (more)
This FP45 once pulled the famous Super Chief and later Santa Fe's highest priority intermodal trains. Today it sits on display at the Barstow Train Station.
The night sky and street lights help a little, but the paint has well faded on this museum piece. Time for a restoration touch-up to bring the colors back to life.
FP45 95 leads a pair of SD45's downgrade on the steep 3% south track of Cajon Pass under I-15 near Gish