The two flagships and standard bearers of the Santa Fe Ry., the Chief and the Super Chief meet at Trinidad, Colo. on May 10, 1967. The combined Super Chief / El Capitan, with a working RPO, had ... (more)
Santa Fe C40-8W 806; BNSF sold this unit to CN in 1/2011, now CN 2138.
I figured I would put this up for Halloween. We just happened to be at Canyon Diablo, when what should show up but the infamous Santa Fe 666. The devil unit at the devil canyon. It's the only time... (more)
Santa Fe 103 West, a hot 199 train headed for Richmond, CA, hustles through East Antioch with a long string of UPS trailers and other hot cargo in tow. The symbol was one of the fastest on the rai... (more)
A loaded shuttle grain train climbs around a curve and over a rise as it passes the vintage elevator in the small town of Doyon.
A loaded shuttle grain train breezes westward through Michigan behind a pair of Dash 9s. This town was the site of a 1945 train wreck that became the deadliest in the history of the Great Northern... (more)
A post-ATSF warbonnet is in charge as a loaded shuttle grain train pulls to a stop on the Arvilla curve. The train is actually stopping thanks to a report from me about the crossing signal falsely... (more)
There's no orange in sight as a pair of Warbonnet Dash 9's and a Cascade green Geep lead the L CHI102 through Lockport.
It's a classic scene in Romeoville as a pair of Santa Fe Warbonnets split the searchlights. Signal crews are working west of here to replace the old Santa Fe searchlights, but as of right now, all... (more)
An eastbound BNSF double stack splits the left-over carnage from a recent Union Pacific derailment, just out of the west portal of tunnel 1, as it climbs out of Caliente.
Early BNSF paint scheme. BNSF #811 leads a westbound through Abo Canyon. Note the large "BNSF lettering on #811 - applied during a recent repaint.
L CHI102 makes its shove move into Joliet Yard with a trio of Santa Fe Warbonnets. Along the old Santa Fe main, these old veterans have no doubt made quite a few trips through Joliet in the past!
L CHI102 makes its way west through Romeoville behind a trio of Santa Fe Warbonnets.
The red is fading to pink but there still going as three ex- ATSF war-bonnets with 68 cars pass through the BNSF/IAIS Interlocking at Colona,IL..
The red is fading to pink but there still going as three ex- ATSF war-bonnets with 68 cars pass through Alpha,IL. for Galesburg.