A Santa Fe 189 train roars up the 1.0 percent grade in Franklin Canyon. The westbound has just pierced tunnel 1 and 2, and is now headed for tunnel 3, the longest bore on the entire system.
A Santa Fe 189 train coasts downhill through the west side of Franklin Canyon surrounded by spingtime greenery.
On a beautiful day in December 1988, a Santa Fe 189 train roars uphill through a curve on Vine Hill as it ascends the 1.0 percent grade to Franklin Canyon. This is Santa Fe's crossing of Californi... (more)
On a beautiful morning in November 1993, Santa Fe 5386 West, crosses the concrete trestle at the edge of Suisun Bay in Antioch, CA. The train is a hot 189 train out of Chicago, and is headed for R... (more)
A Santa Fe 189 train accelerates after passing an MOW crew at the west end of tunnel 1. SF30C No. 9530 is still wearing her distinctive paint from the failed SP-Santa Fe merger of the mid-1980s.
Early in the morning, a hot 189 train hustles past orchards in Oakley, CA, at the southern edge of the San Joaquin Delta.
Santa Fe's hot piggyback train No. 189 (Chicago, IL to Richmond, CA) crests the 7244 ft. Continental Divide at Gonzales, New Mexico on Oct. 6, 1995.
This guy was MOVING. Had to step back so that I didn't get blasted with sand and debris.
5826 West, a hot 189 train out of Chicago, enters the tiny sub-canyon that leads to tunnel 3.
Two Kodachrome units lead a 189 train through the eastern portion of Franklin Canyon.
SD75M leads a hot westbound intermodal train past the Santa Fe depot at Pittsburg.
At the base of the hills that surround Franklin Canyon, a 189 train rolls downhill out of tunnel 3 toward its final destination of Richmond.
At dusk, a Santa Fe westbound approaches Sandcut with headlights glaring, while beyond the subtle hues of the mountains become more obvious than during bright daylight.
With Franklin Canyon clothed in all of its springtime glory, 504 West, a 189 train, roars around a curve after piercing tunnel 2 heading for Richmond.