The crew on Santa Fe train #971 gives our photo line the eye as they roll into Mojave shortly after sunrise. We're headed to the Loop where the cloudbank on the other side of the mountains would r... (more)
200 miles south of Chicago, the RPCA Special swings off the Champaign Sub east onto the Effingham Sub.
Southbound Chicago-Indianapolis RPCA special train outside Mattoon, IL.
Led by a mix of motive power typical of the early 1990s, a Santa Fe intermodal train rounds Tehachapi Loop.
Santa Fe FP45 No. 100, wearing its new "Super Fleet" paint, leads a 971 train as it climbs toward tunnel 3.
CB&Q Nebraska Zephyr is westbound at track speed near Avon, IL on its trip from Chicago to Quincy.
The head end of a 971 train passes through the cut that was once tunnel 6.
A 971 train negotiates the giant horsehoe at Caliente, as seen from Cliff.
Santa Fe 156 East roars up the approach to the Loop on a morning when the upper reaches of the Tehachapi Mountains are covered in a blanket of snow and ice.
The helper of the second section of a 971 train assists the huge piggyback symbol up the heavy grade at the east end of Bealville siding.
NS 971, lite engines with cars.