Santa Fe train 804 tries to outrun impending storms as it knocks down the semaphore at Wagon Mound, New Mexico. With just six cars, 804 wasn’t a profitable run on this day.
An eastbound Santa Fe manifest passes the semaphores at Levy, New Mexico on Santa Fe’s Raton Pass line. In the distance, a westbound is waiting on the siding.
An 86 car eastbound Santa Fe manifest rolls into the passing track at Levy, New Mexico. While freights were scarce at this time, thy have since become nonexistent.
An eastbound Santa Fe intermodal train works upgrade at Cajon, California. Two EMD models with flared radiators are in the middle of the consist – a GP40X and an SD45.
An eastbound Santa Fe manifest eases downgrade on the south track at Cajon, California.
In an everyday scene that now seems so alien, a Santa Fe caboose punctuates an eastbound pig train climbing Cajon Pass.
An eastbound train, with 49 TOFC flats, makes the ascent of Cajon Pass. The train is seen here rounding Sullivan’s curve at 2:20 pm on May 5, 1984.
A pair of Santa Fe GP30’s enters Sullivan’s Curve as it drifts down the Cajon Pass Grade. They have just helped an intermodal train up to Cajon Summit, and are headed for their next push.
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A heavy fog hangs over the iconic ex-PRR Rockville bridge as a Union Pacific Office Car Special finds itself far from home, and on its way to North Jersey.
A Cotton Belt tunnel motor leans into a classic Southern Pacific caboose as it helps a westbound SP train around Sullivan’s Curve.
The local livestock seem to have no interest in the four Arkansas & Missouri Alcos that are trundling over the Frog Bayou and past their pasture.
The Arkansas & Missouri Fort Smith Turn crosses the Frog Bayou at the 282 Swimming Hole near Mountainburg, Arkanses.
The Arkansas & Missouri Fort Smith Turn breaks out of the shadows as it negotiates the reverse curve at Winslow, Arkansas.
The Arkansas & Missouri Fort Smith Turn rolls through the small settlement of West Fork, Arkansas.