On December 16, 1963, Santa Fe Train No. 2, the eastbound SAN FRANCISCO CHIEF struck a cattle truck just west of Clovis, New Mexico, derailing five F-units and 10 cars. Two days later, on a cloudy... (more)
Santa Fe #76, the eastbound CALIFORNIA SPECIAL makes a station stop at Lubbock, Texas, on a cold February 20, 1964. The train ran between a connection with the SAN FRANCISCO CHIEF at Clovis, New M... (more)
Santa Fe 315 and 316 pose outside the MP&ES shop in Greenville during a public unveiling. The F7 duo were originally built as Southern Pacific, and will be going to the Galveston Railroad Museum a... (more)
Train #75, the westbound CALIFORNIA SPECIAL behind an A-B-A set of Alco PAs, speeds toward a connection with the SAN FRANCISCO CHIEF at Clovis, New Mexico. The train is crossing Avenue P and is ab... (more)
Santa Fe FTA 127L leads an A-B-B-B-A set of FTs off the First District main line onto the Plainview District at Lubbock Junction (renamed Canyon Junction in 1989). The train is en route to Plainvi... (more)
Santa Fe FTA 180L leads a Clovis-bound freight west of Littlefield, Texas, on the First District of the Slaton Division. This is the "Texas main line," which connects Galveston, Houston, Brownwood... (more)
Santa Fe train #75 (the CALIFORNIA SPECIAL) speeds west near Muleshoe in the Texas South Plains. The train originated at Houston the previous evening and is en route to Clovis, New Mexico, and a c... (more)
The broadside view of Santa Fe Alco PA-1 56L illustrates the graceful lines admired by so many.
The 1937 Budd-built Navajo was on the rear of the CHIEF. This car was one of Budd's first non-articulated lightweights having been built for the first SUPER CHIEF set.
An ATSF F7 leads an A-A-B-A set of units on a westbound freight at Lubbock. Some of the Santa Fe's F7 units were delivered without stainless steel grilles making them look like later F3s.
A set of Santa Fe F units in Dearborn Station. Taken on Kodachrome II film from the Roosevelt Road overpass.
recently repaintd but non operational 347C and a B unit sitting at Santa Fe Hobart yard prior to use on a special publicity train and eventually headed to Sacramento Railroad museum
The Alco power for the Los Angeles area jobs mingle with the EMD Passenger power
Waiting to go north with a train to L.A., Santa Fe cars are spotted in the depot tracks. Tack on the PA's and lets go!
In the terminal at San Diego waiting to take a train to L.A. The prime mover was a 244 series engine.