RailPictures.Net Photo: ATSF 7512 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF) U23C at Star Shaft, New Mexico by Joe McMillan
  Login · Sign Up 

View All Screener's Choice Photos

Community Response Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo
Views: 23,682     Favorited: 108
Since added on August 29, 2013

+ Add to Favorites

+ Nominate for People's Choice

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
» Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF) (more..)
» U23C (more..)
» mine branch in SW New Mexico (more..)
» Star Shaft, New Mexico, USA (more..)
» May 10, 1974
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» ATSF 7512 (more..)
» mine run (more..)
» Joe McMillan (more..)
» Contact Photographer · Photographer Profile 
Remarks & Notes 
A Santa Fe mine shuttle with GE U23C's 7512 and 7506 snakes around curves on the Santa Rita District near Hurley, New Mexico in May 1974. The train––loaded at a Kennecott open pit mine just around the curve in the background––is en route to the smelter at Hurley a few miles away. The ore shuttles stopped running in the mid-1980s, replaced by a slurry pipeline. The smelter was closed in 2005 and little rail traffic remains today.
Photo Location Map Photo Comments (18) 

View Larger Map

 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (8)+ Add to Album
Favorite photos of Rock ,mines,pits and quarrys ,and rail equipment for them

Album created by member icr
Album Views: 9,620
Favorite New Mexico photos

Album created by member icr
Album Views: 3,422
(ATSF) - Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe - (ATSF)

Album created by member Paul Bungard
Album Views: 17,158
Santa Fe - All the Way

Album created by member Hiawatha Pete
Album Views: 8,651
A photo essay on passenger & freight service along the route of the Santa Fe Railway during the ATSF, Amtrak & BNSF eras

Album created by member coco13cos
Album Views: 2,330,570
Over 40.000 of RP's most appreciated and beautiful photos.
The Way it Used to Be

Album created by member ckeefer58
Album Views: 291,192
Things change. Railroads are no different. A collection of images showing the railroads as they used to be.
Once upon a time...

Album created by member mattkdettman
Album Views: 187,353
Quality and Exceptional Railway Photographs

Album created by member Cameron Applegath
Album Views: 578,491
Interestingly composed shots that grab the viewers eye right from the thumbnail.
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album

EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]

This image contains EXIF headers - Click Here to show the data.

Photo Copyright © 2013 Joe McMillan. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2021. All Rights Reserved.
Do Not Sell My Personal Information