In June, 1984 I was given permission to tour inside the Santa Fe RR roundhouse in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Inside were all sorts of treasures, including Doodlebug M190.
Aside from some fading from the scorching Texas sun. ATSF M-160 doesn't look to bad for being 84 years old. M-160 began it's career in 1931 before being retired in 1966. Donated to the Museum of t... (more)
Santa Fe’s articulated doodlebug M190 and one coach were running 75 mph when they zipped by the Chisum, N.M. station sign. Train 25 operated between Clovis and Carlsbad and informally was called... (more)
What were the latest pieces moved as of early April 2013, Frisco 2-10-0 #1625 and Dallas Union Terminal 0-6-0 #7 had been successfully unloaded from their flat cars and were on the new RIP track b... (more)
A rear view of the recently repainted Doodlebug splitting the pair of semaphores in the static display at Belen, NM on 1/7/14.
The Doodlebug at The Museum of the American Railroad. And this bug still runs.