Santa Fe EMD E8m 87 leads train 15 the "Texas Chief" at Dallas Union Station in November 1967. The Texas Chief stopped operating from Houston to Galveston in 1967, and the Dallas secti... (more)
Santa Fe’s Train 15 Texas Chief derailed at Lomax, Illinois at speed, cars separating but fortunately none turned over, Nov. 2, 1967. It was caused by a broken wheel on a coach some 2.5 miles be... (more)
In case of a line-blockage derailment, there was nothing like a ready-made shoofly around it!! Such was the lucky case when the rear cars of a northbound ATSF freight derailed adjacent to a lim... (more)
The Westbound Santa Fe Texas Chief (#15) leaving Chicago in the summer of 1967. Editorial Note: Thanks to Ron Flanary for the caption assistance.
The second-last Santa Fe "Texas Chief" before Amtrak departs Chicago