These rebuilt SD24s were called SD26s by Santa Fe and were being replaced on the hump by rebuilt SD39s. Many of them later went to Guilford.
Rebuilt SD39s were used on the hump at Barstow.
On November 14, 1985 two Canadian friends and I were in the middle of a two week whirlwind trip around California when we pulled up to the Santa Fe shop in Barstow. A friendly shop manager arrange... (more)
The 4031 was a trailing unit on the BNSF H BALT1 31, which derailed in Cajon Pass,CA. on February 1, 1996. The 4031 was later scrapped.
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway steam locomotive engineer (ret.) George Clous studies the line ahead as the 3751 made a service stop in Barstow, Calif on her way home from Sacramento after a... (more)
An eastbound stack train departs Barstow with a pair of DPUs on the rear.
BNSF 7551 West skirts the sandy wash of the Mojave River as it enters Barstow Yard.
A westbound intermodal train passes the old yard at Barstow.
BNSF 7551 West makes its way past the old yard and Harvey House on its way to Barstow Yard.
Santa Fe SF30C pauses at the west end of Barstow Yard, awaiting permission to enter. These units are rebuilt U36C's.
Santa Fe manifest heads west on the Mojave Subdivision.
Race across the Mojave. Goffs, California. July 3rd, 2007
Steve Crise Photo. © scrise.com
The iconic locomotive for the Santa Fe! F7A 300C is seen resting between Amtrak runs at the enginehouse in Barstow, California. These Fs were retained by Santa Fe following the formation of Amtr... (more)