An abundance of rain over the last several months has produced fields upon fields of sunflowers. Featured is one with a now retired Santa Fe Southern locomotive in the background.
Santa Fe Southern GP16 #93, Lamy, NM. Taken from on board Amtrak's eastbound 'Southwest Chief'. My wife & I rode this train as part of a trip from Buffalo to Sacramento (on the 'Lakeshore Limited'... (more)
Having run around it's train, the locomotive passes the Mission Chapel of Our Lady of Light which closed in 1994. It opened in 1926 and was the only church ever constructed in Lamy which was once ... (more)
Departing Lamy, the “mixed” trundles along some weed grown and uneven track towards Santa Fe. It’s hard to image that this was once the busy connection to Santa Fe’s namesake city. At the station ... (more)
Santa Fe Southern Engine 93 takes a break on a siding at Lamy, New Mexico. The train was being used as a prop in the motion picture "Sunshine Cleaning" in the infamous "tresseling" scene.
Santa Fe Southern holiday train waits at the Santa Fe station on New Year's Eve with Blue Moon luming overhead
Santa Fe Southern mixed train has dropped off its freight consist at the interchange track in Lamy and begins the 18-mile journey back to the depot in Santa Fe.
Bio-diesel engine #93 of the Santa Fe Southern Railway powering the daytime New Year's Eve train through record-setting snowfall in northern New Mexico. The Sangre de Cristo mountains are in the ... (more)
September is a great month to railfan New Mexico, the desert flowers are in bloom and the light starts getting real nice as the Santa Fe Southern mixed nears Lamy.
Santa Fe Souther GP16 #93 waits for its next call to duty at the yard in Santa Fe New Mexico.