While replacing the South Santa Fe Street crossing, the MKT Section Crew delays the Katy's Dolese Rock Train. The Rock tain is enroute to Richards Spur Ok (by Lawton Ok.) for reloading.
A slow Sunday afternoon at the Santa Fe's engine facility. Power laying over awaiting the call to duty.
Caboose 52 on the inbound Parsons-Okla City Local.
Santa Fe's southbound "Texas Chief" crossing the South Canadian River in Oklahoma City
Santa Fe Business Car "Topeka" on the rear end of the Texas Chief just before departure. Inside the "Topeka", 2 gentlemen discuss matters of great importance to the Santa Fe railroad.
IIRC, these are Ex-Southern SD-24s derated to 2000 HP by CNW. At this time, CNW power and cabooses seemed to be everywhere.
Power for Local trains laying over at the roundhouse on the weekend
Operator Warren Kusik hands train orders up to the Extra 4349 West at Geary Okla.
An empty coal train returns from Provo Ut for loading.
A Santa Fe Extra climbing up the grade westbound at Curtis Hill.
The Extra MKT 78C East is pulling by the scale house as it departs Turner Yard on its run to MCAlester, OK.
No 4425 laying over at the Diesel Shop between runs. Original number was RI 430.
Santa Fe 45L is the lead unit on Train 116 (Dallas Connection to the Texas Chief) this day.
Train 116, the Dallas Connection of the Texas Chief, prior to its noon departure. Train 116 was consolidated into the Texas Chief at Gainesville, Tx.
F2 47, built 1946, was still mainline power though nearing the end of its service life. Trains 25-26 were Rock Island's premier Memphis-Tucumcari trains.