The Santa Fe Super Chief is seen at Albuquerque New Mexico in 1943. Note the wartime headlight visor on the EMC E6. Jack Delano photo, from the Library of Congress collection and my collection.
The Cumbres & Toltec's Holiday Express train is back after a 3 year hiatus due to COVID and equipment work. Here K-36 488 pulls a full train of families through fresh snow out onto Lobato Trestle ... (more)
Running By The Rail Runner. Amtrak Southwest Chief (Train 4) the station in Albuquerque, New Mexico on April 14, 2022 when it passed the New Mexico Rail Runner Express yard. Webb Rail's for... (more)
The sun sets on the Santa Fe Southern / SKY Railway on the outskirts of Santa Fe. We have paused here before returning back to town for the passengers of the "Sunset Serenade" train to e... (more)
ATSF train 19, The Chief, is seen with a nice set of FT units leading the way, near Isleta New Mexico in 1947. I always liked the FTs, and the fact that Santa Fe ordered their sets with regular co... (more)
Santa Fe M-160 Mail-Express Motor Car built in 1930, had a 400hp gasoline-electric power plant, it was replaced with a diesel-electric engine in 1949. The M-160 was assigned to pull Nos. 25-26... (more)
ATSF train 3, The California Limited. is seen about six miles west of Las Vegas New Mexico in 1947. Otto Perry's trusty 1935 Ford V-8 sedan is visible parked off road near trackside while he gets ... (more)
Full House in ABQ. On the afternoon of August 5, 2016. the Amtrak Albuquerque, New Mexico station was a beehive of activity. A doubleheaded New Mexico Rail Runner Express Train with NMRX 10... (more)
A former Santa Fe Doodlebug rests in a small park in Belen. Built in 1932, this unit was used in commuter service between Albuquerque and Belen during the 30s and 40s and between Clovis and Carlsb... (more)
'Last Full Moon On The Right'
With the days left of this sentinel of the high desert measured in mere days, one of the final semaphores on the New Mexico Department of Transpor... (more)
Storm Looming. While it is still sunny in the foreground, the horizon has a frightening tinge in Deming, New Mexico on July 19, 2020. Just before the rain started, Webb Rail's former New Y... (more)
New Management. The Santa Fe Southern Railway had been purchased by a new group a few months prior to this visit to Lamy, New Mexico on September 3, 2020. SFS GP16 93 (née-LN 414, GP7, 9/1... (more)
Ex UP SD60 now owned by Southwestern RR at Deming.
It's a quiet, Saturday morning in downtown Albuquerque as a number of Rail Runner Express trainsets layover waiting for their next assignment.
History at ABQ - Santa Fe 2926. More than 20 years since it was pulled out of a local park in Albuquerque, New Mexico and moved to the New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical So... (more)