Never numerous, less well known that the Fs and generally assigned to secondary trains, the Es were IMHO the height of elegance in the Warbonnet paint scheme. Here a passenger train waits to depart. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
The Santa Fe's warbonnet paint scheme on passenger diesel locomotives was one of the most iconic in railroading. It appealed to travelers and modellers alike, and helped brand Santa Fe all the way from Chicago to California and Texas.