RailPictures.Net Photo: 105 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF) EMC FTA at Denver, Colorado by Bill Marvel
 
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» March, 1959
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Late at night was a good time to visit Colorado & Southern’s Rice yard in Denver the late 1950s. You could set up your tripod out of the way of working railroaders. There was usually one of the road’s own 2-8-0’s shuffling cars and a set of Santa Fe units in from La Junta. On this March evening in 1959 it’s a set of FTs headed by the 105, a 1942 EMC product. These were the diesels that drove steam from the rails, a victory symbolized here by the cold, lifeless Burlington 2-8-2 stored at right.
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