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  1. The Good Old Days

    The Good Old Days

    A Phoenix-bound Z train rolls past the American Orient Express at Williams, Arizona. September 20, 1996
  2. Desert Warbonnet

    Desert Warbonnet

    A westbound ATSF stack train climbs away from Needles. BNSF was just two months away.
  3. Modern GE Family

    Modern GE Family

    One of each, AC44, 9-44CW, ES44DC & ES44C4 - different paint schemes too! ATSF pink, CP Beaver, BNSF H2 & H3
  4. Just H2s & ATSF

    Just H2s & ATSF

    Another ATSF unit is just to the right at the fuel stand (607 9-44CW), since re-painted as well.
  5. Santa Fe - All the way!

    Santa Fe - All the way!

    A San Joaquin Valley train waits for Santa Fe's 991 train at Hanford, California.
  6. Somewhere in Montana

    Somewhere in Montana

  7. History that never happened

    History that never happened

    If the SP and Santa Fe had merged - here we have ex-ATSF units running on an SP branchline in Oregon.
  8. ATSF Doodlebug M160

    ATSF Doodlebug M160

    The Museum of the American Railroad.
  9. Moore, Ok Depot

    Moore, Ok Depot

    This former ATSF Depot originally in Moore, OK now sits in south Oklahoma City and is the office of Sooner Sports and Imports, a car dealership.
  10. Guthrie, OK Depot

    Guthrie, OK Depot

    The ATSF Depot in Guthrie, OK.
  11. setxrailfan

    1990's Rewind

    As promised, more scans from prints taken on the ATSF in Texas from the 1990's. To view the location and/or date click the photo. Silsbee, TX-San Augustine, TX Local by Mark St. Aubin, on Flickr New Warbonnet Leads by Mark St. Aubin, on Flickr The last operating semaphore blades in...
  12. Soldiering On

    Soldiering On

    A pair of War Bonnet veterans leads a fellow Dash9-44CW at the north end of the Oregon Trunk.
  13. Poster Worthy

    Poster Worthy

    From long, long ago.....2008.
  14. Shoving out to Turn

    Shoving out to Turn

    ATSF 3751 shoves away from the old Santa Fe depot in San Bernardino to wye the train for its return trip to Los Angeles Union Station later that afternoon.
  15. Morning Glow on ATSF 3751

    Morning Glow on ATSF 3751

    The rising sun paints a warm glow on ATSF 3751 as it waits to shove back to the wye to turn around for the afternoon return trip to Los Angeles.
  16. ATSF 3751 at Night Monochrome

    ATSF 3751 at Night Monochrome

    ATSF 3751 sits outside the old Santa Fe depot in San Bernardino during the Railroad Days event.
  17. 617 - 662 at Cliffs

    617 - 662 at Cliffs

    Old and new paint schemes highlight the overhead features of former ATSF Dash 9-44CW locomotives 617 and 662 as they lead a string of bare tables eastbound past Cliffs.
  18. slide scans

    slide scans

    Shot from the roof of Corwith Tower.
  19. slide scans

    slide scans

    Empty stack train just out of Corwith. She's passed the GM/UPS facilitys and headed toward Lemont then on to Joliet.
  20. Old slides finally scanned.

    Old slides finally scanned.

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