Tearing through small town IllinoisAt 11:45 a.m. on August 24, 1991, Santa Fe’s QNYLA sprints through Toluca, Illinois, in a view from an old coal mine slag dump nicknamed “Jumbo” by lo... (more)
Five Super Fleet GE B40-8Ws power Santa Fe’s QNYLA train as it crosses over the Spoon River at Dahinda, Illinois, on February 17, 1991.
A Q-train from New York, NY, bound from Los Angeles, CA, has just crossed into Missouri. The train is crossing the Des Moines River and just left Iowa. Now the train has about 200 miles to KC. San... (more)
Along with a pair of Warbonnet F45s, Santa Fe's first pair of GP60Ms lead their first revenue move, the QNYLA, west out of an overcast Chicago with a test car in tow. Tom Golden photo.
Triple nickelSanta Fe train QNYLA zings by with Dash 8-40BW No. 555 on the point at Dahinda, Illinois, on February 17, 1991. The conductor gives us a friendly wave as the train passes; ... (more)
A 10-pack of Santa Fe locomotives leads QNYLA out of the city and west toward its final destination. Thomas Szczesniak Jr. photo.
Super FleetOn the very first run of Super Fleet GP60Ms, the Santa Fe QNYLA train speeds through Ransom, Illinois, on May 20, 1990. Only two GP60Ms were delivered by EMD at this point (N... (more)