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Santa Fe Red and Yellow SPSF Photos

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Santa Fe 5824 leads a heavy westbound down the north track at Cajon Station on January 15, 1990. Date:
1990-01-15
Added:
2007-08-11
Santa Fe merger hold-outs 5350, 5161, and 5347 take blue and yellow GE 7490 for a ride down the east slope of Tehachapi. Seen here at Warren on April 29, 1989. Date:
1989-04-29
Added:
2007-08-11
April 22, 1989 finds red/yellow 8088 and 5987 plus blue and yellow 8147 bringing a westbound off the old Pasadena Sub at Broadway, just north of LA Union Station. Date:
1989-04-22
Added:
2007-08-11
A Santa Fe 805 train winds out of East Barstow on March 26, 1989 with an all-star lashup of 8090-5257-5970-5979. Shot from the Yucca Road overpass. Date:
1989-03-26
Added:
2007-08-11
With dark, threatening skies all about, red/yellow 5810 and 5821 lead an SD40-2 and the 199 train through Christie. New Year's Eve, 1988. Date:
1988-12-31
Added:
2007-08-11
Santa Fe's 928 train is lead by C30-7 8141 as it rolls through Christie on December 31, 1988. Date:
1988-12-31
Added:
2007-08-11
A westbound charges through the crossovers at Daggett. Red and Yellow GP35 2867 leads 2888, 5200, 5396, and 2887, and 74 cars. Date:
1986-12-12
Added:
2007-08-10
A heavy Santa Fe freight drifts down the South track at Cajon Station in the middle of Cajon Pass. Power is 5801-5806-5965-5804-5176. Date:
1986-12-12
Added:
2011-01-23
The 881 train blast up Cajon Pass with 5352-8093-5961-5656-5089. Date:
1986-11-08
Added:
2011-01-02
A westbound Satna Fe at Collier, CA with FP45 5992 and SD45-2 5627. Date:
1986-09-08
Added:
2009-12-12
Santa Fe FP45 5992 leads a westbound train across the fill at Collier, CA on September 8, 1986. Date:
1986-09-08
Added:
2009-12-12
Beautiful Red and Yellow Santa Fe FP45 5992 leads a westbound at Collier, CA. September 8, 1986. Date:
1986-09-08
Added:
2009-12-12
Modesto and Empire Traction 607 and 606 meet the Santa Fe 5986 as it switches a cut of cars at Empire, CA on September 6, 1986. Date:
1986-09-06
Added:
2009-10-30
Santa Fe F45 5986 stops at Empire, CA to collect a cut of cars for the trip south. Date:
1986-09-06
Added:
2009-10-30
Brillant morning light reflects off the red and blue flanks of three F45's and a SF30C (5986-5975-9508-5953) at Empire, CA. Date:
1986-09-06
Added:
2009-10-30
Santa Fe 5986 and friends slide past M&ET 607 and 606 at Empire. Date:
1986-09-06
Added:
2009-10-30
Santa Fe 5986 pulls another cut of cars out of Empire Transfer. Date:
1986-09-06
Added:
2009-10-30
Santa Fe 5986-5975-9508-5953 roll over the Tuolumne River bridge at Empire, CA. Date:
1986-09-06
Added:
2009-10-30
Santa Fe 5986 broad side on the Tuolumne River bridge. Date:
1986-09-06
Added:
2009-10-30
Looking like a Santa Fe publicity shot, Santa Fe F45's 5986-5975-5953 and blue and yellow SF30C with a slug of Santa Fe box cars on the head end, pump up the air at Empire, CA and get ready to proceed towards Fresno and Bakersfield. Date:
1986-09-06
Added:
2009-10-30
Santa Fe 5986 at Empire, CA. Date:
1986-09-06
Added:
2009-10-30
Santa Fe 5986 South waits in the siding at Denair, CA while Amtrak train 711 with F40PH 398 in lead pulls out of the station. Date:
1986-09-06
Added:
2009-10-30
Santa Fe 5986-5975-9508-5953 get their train underway at Denair, CA after meeting Amtrak. Date:
1986-09-06
Added:
2009-10-30
Santa Fe F45's 5986, 5985, and 5953 and SF30C 9508 tug on their train as it leaves the siding at Denair, CA after meeting at Amtrak San Joaquin. Date:
1986-09-06
Added:
2009-11-11
Santa Fe at speed; 3 red and yellow F45's and a SF30C are captured in this pan shot south of Denair, CA on September 6, 1986. Date:
1986-09-06
Added:
2009-11-11
Amazing! Three red and yellow F45's 5986, 5975, and 5953 with SF30C 9508 wait for the call for an eastbound at Richmond, CA. Date:
1986-09-05
Added:
2009-10-30
Santa Fe's Richmond Local has an interesting pair of engines working today. Red and yellow painted GP20u 3028 and GP39-2 3197. It's the GP39-2 that's actually smoking it up as the two engines are throttled up coming out of the curve at the east end of Gateley. Date:
1986-08-31
Added:
2009-10-22
Santa Fe 8085 and 5651 roar west through Pittsburg, CA on their way to Richmond. Date:
1986-08-31
Added:
2009-10-23
Santa Fe 5331-5972-5021 drift downgrade through the Tehachapi Loop with a short 31 car freight on August 1, 1986. Date:
1986-08-01
Added:
2009-08-16
Red and Yellow C30-7 8081 leads blue and yellow Santa Fe 5300-8065-5201 on an eastbound at Walong, CA. Date:
1986-08-01
Added:
2009-08-16
Time to set up the 28mm lens and get a wide angle shot of ATSF 8081 swinging through the Tehachapi Loop. Date:
1986-08-01
Added:
2009-08-16
Santa Fe 8081 East swings under the Highway 202 at the west end of Tehachapi. Date:
1986-08-01
Added:
2009-08-16
Santa Fe 8081 East charges into Tehachapi, CA on August 1, 1986. Date:
1986-08-01
Added:
2009-10-18
Santa Fe Red and Yellow C30-7 8081 shot from the Highway 202 overpass in Tehachapi, CA Date:
1986-08-01
Added:
2009-10-18
Santa Fe 5345-5261-5406-5689-7228 rolls east out of Bena past the corrals and the old fertiziler plant. That's my folks 1975 Mercedes 240D that I've driven down to LA and back. Date:
1986-08-01
Added:
2009-10-18
Santa Fe 5345 East blasts out of Bena, CA. Date:
1986-08-01
Added:
2009-10-18
Red and yellow Santa Fe SD45u 5350 leads 5122, 8155, 8739, and 5178 into the first rays of sunlight at Cajon Summit. 8155 and 8739 are also in the red and yellow paint. Date:
1986-07-31
Added:
2009-08-14
Sun glints off the power and trailers of Santa Fe Extra 5350 East as it encounters the first direct sun of July 31, 1986 at Cajon Summit. Date:
1986-07-31
Added:
2009-08-14
A Santa Fe eastbound blasts through Devore, CA in the lower reaches of the Cajon Pass. Red and Yellow 9519, 5976, and 8085 are joined by blue cousin 5005 on this heavy freight. Date:
1986-07-31
Added:
2009-08-14
Santa Fe 9519-5005-5976-8085 climb upgrade through Devore, CA on July 31, 1986. Date:
1986-07-31
Added:
2009-08-14
Santa Fe 9519 leads an eastbound at the classic Cajon Pass location of Blu Cut. Having a train with this many red and yellow SPSF style paint jobs in Southern California was not that rare in 1985 and 1986. Date:
1986-07-31
Added:
2009-08-14
Roster shot of ATSF SF30C 9519 at Blu Cut, CA. Date:
1986-07-31
Added:
2009-08-14
Red SD45u 5353 leads SF30C's 9507 and 9502 and F45u 5968 through Cajon Summit under the mid day sun on July 31, 1986. Date:
1986-07-31
Added:
2009-08-15
Santa Fe C30-7 8156 leads 4 SD40-2's and SD45's into the curve at Sandcut, CA on the morning July 30, 1986. One more SD40-2 is shoving on caboose 999802 on the rear. Date:
1986-07-30
Added:
2009-08-10
Santa Fe 8156 East rolls through the curve at Sandcut, CA on July 30, 1986. The sun glints off the smooth flanks of trailing SD40-2 5044. Date:
1986-07-30
Added:
2009-08-10
Three red and yellow Santa Fe's, 5352, 5975, 5954, and blue and yellow 5211 charge into the sunrise at Cajon Summit, CA. This was one of my all time favorite spots to watch trains before the Santa Fe put in its guards and fences. Date:
1986-07-11
Added:
2008-07-27
Nothing but big blurbing Boats! The hot 881 train has drawn 8087-8758-8066-8016 and they are attacking Cajon Pass with the stamping thump of their engines. Date:
1986-07-11
Added:
2008-07-27
One of those railfan inspired lashups that the Santa Fe used to cook up for trains between Barstow and Los Angeles. Here are 7200-7204-7218-7219-7220 marching up the hill with the 898 train and 45 cars. Date:
1986-07-11
Added:
2008-07-27
A monster loaded grain train with 109 cars and a caboose has finished the climb up to Cajon Summit and is ready to go down the west slope towards San Bernardino. The headend has 5 SD40-2's, 5026, 5093, 5182, 5047, and 5084, while 83 cars back, remote helpers 5090, 8077, 5988, 5023 continue to churn away on the hill to the summit. Date:
1986-07-11
Added:
2008-07-27
Another westbound at Cajon Summit on the afternoon of July 8, 1986 with red and yellow SD40-2's 5107 and 5192 and blue and yellow C30-7 8106 and SD40-2 5141. Date:
1986-07-08
Added:
2008-07-26
Four big GE's chug across the UP diamond at Stockton Tower on May 15, 1986. Red and yellow C30-7's 8073 and 8063 lead red and yellow U36C 8741 and blue C30-7 8124 on the 879 train with 20 cars and 3 cabooses out of Mormon Yard. Date:
1986-05-15
Added:
2008-06-08
A short 14 car 199 train pops out of the short Muir tunnel and is about to cross Muir Trestle. Power is 5331-5253-8012-5160. Date:
1986-04-15
Added:
2008-06-08
A short 14 car 199 train pops out of the short Muir tunnel and is about to cross Muir Trestle. Power is 5331-5253-8012-5160. Date:
1986-04-15
Added:
2008-06-08
Santa Fe SF30C 9524 shuffles around the Old Barstow Diesel Shop. Date:
1986-03-30
Added:
2008-05-26
ATSF 9524 works as the Old Barstow Diesel Shop switcher on March 30, 1986. Date:
1986-03-30
Added:
2008-05-26
Unrebuilt Santa Fe SD45-2 5694 shows off her clean red and yellow flanks of the SPSF paint scheme. Date:
1986-03-29
Added:
2008-04-13
In the midst of the 858 train lashup is Santa Fe 7208. Later the engine would be renumbered 5808 and finally painted back into the Blue and Yellow. Date:
1986-03-29
Added:
2008-04-27
Santa Fe SD39u 1572 trails as the second unit on the 881 train at Barstow, CA. Date:
1986-03-29
Added:
2008-04-27
Two SPSF Red engines are part of the mix on this Santa Fe westbound 828 train with 5401-5374-8066 that is moving downgrade on Cajon Pass. Date:
1986-03-28
Added:
2008-04-11
Roster shot of ATSF SD45u 5401. Date:
1986-03-28
Added:
2008-04-11
Santa Fe SF30C 9524 in red/yellow trails a light engine movement at Monolith, CA. Date:
1986-03-27
Added:
2008-04-13
The Santa Fe 199 shoots out of the Glen Frazier tunnel with Red and Yellow C30-7 8066 with C30-7 8022 and GP50 3832. Date:
1986-03-13
Added:
2008-03-29
Santa Fe 7497 sits on the turntable at Richmond, CA in full red-yellow regalia of the SPSF merger and still has its wing baffles. Date:
1986-02-01
Added:
2008-01-15
Santa Fe SD45u 5394 at Richmond, CA. Date:
1985-12-28
Added:
2008-01-15

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