The Colorado Fuel & Iron steel mill looms on the horizon over Santa Fe’s CF&I local returning to the Santa Fe yard in Pueblo, Colorado. The train is seen crossing the Salt Creek just east of the m... (more)
Santa Fe’s CF&I local passes through Salt Creek Junction on its short journey from the yard in Pueblo, Colorado to the Colorado Fuel & Iron plant. By this time, the sprawling complex was largely s... (more)
Santa Fe’s CF&I local passes the Union Depot in Pueblo, Colorado. Today’s train has twelve cars for the Colorado Fuel & Iron plant just south of this location.
An eastbound Santa Fe manifest exits the confines of Abo Canyon, New Mexico. The SD40-2 leader has an extended short hood, or “snoot”, to house Locotrol communications equipment. Locotrol was amon... (more)
A westbound Santa Fe intermodal train with twenty-five TOFC cars emerges from Tunnel 5 between Cliff and Bealville, California.
Santa Fe's train 201 with E8(A) 83 awaits its 12:30 p.m. departure from La Junta to Denver on January 18, 1968. Photo from my collection, no photographer listed on slide.
Flying through central Illinois farmland, Santa Fe’s QNYLA (New York to Los Angeles, with Conrail, Q train) is about to slam across the rural E. 8th Road grade crossing just west of Leeds on June ... (more)
On October 27, 1965 the westbound Houston to Clovis train 75 the California Special behind Alco PA 53 and two PB's at Texico, Texas near Clovis, New Mexico. The California Special will connect wit... (more)
Hot rail at milepost 98 Santa Fe’s 198 train, running fast from Chicago to Los Angeles, storms by milepost 98 between Ancona and Leeds, Illinois, at 7:17 p.m. on May 9, 1992. The train ... (more)
Late day meet At milepost 98 on Santa Fe’s main line west out of Chicago, the 198 train slams by doing 70, as another eastbound Santa Fe train approaches in the distance at Leeds, Illin... (more)
Headlights dimmed between speedsters Two Santa Fe trains pass at a combined speed of 140 mph, as the 198 train meets another of the railroad’s intermodal speedsters, raising dust of fre... (more)
Less than 100 miles to go After meeting Santa Fe’s 198 train, an eastbound intermodal flies through the signals at Milepost 98 between Leeds and Ancona, Illinois, powered by an A-B-B-A ... (more)
Santa Fe 5668 East leads a hot priority trailer train up Cajon Pass near Alray.