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Santa Fe Railway 2023 Wall Calendar

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Chartered just before the Civil War, during the next three decades the tracks of the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe reached from Chicago to Los Angeles. Santa Fe Railway trains provided the country’s most appealing passenger service and for shippers, the most innovative intermodal freight service in America. Santa Fe features classic steam and diesel locomotives working on the ATSF.

This 2023 monthly wall calendar features: Large blocks for notes | Superb printing quality | Heavy 100-pound paper | Deluxe 11- by 14-inch size
Locomotives and trains featured in this edition include:
• Santa Fe 1510 and 1536 are both Class S-4s, built by the American Locomotive Company between July 1951 and July 1953. They are switching at Fullerton, CA on December 22, 1972.
• Santa Fe 3780, a 3775 Class Northern (4-8-4), one of ten locomotives built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1941, is running as an eastbound Abo Canyon, NM point helper three miles west of Abo in July 1957.
• Santa Fe 100 and 101, two EMD FP-45s, are on the point of the Super Chief—El Capitan at Raton, NM in March 1968. Nine of these 3,600-horsepower units were built for the Santa Fe in 1967.
• Led by Santa Fe 5333, an EMD SD-45, the dynamic brakes are singing as the ten-unit power consist is northbound, coming off the worst of the Tehachapi Grade as it starts around the horseshoe curve at Caliente, CA on September 10, 1988.
• Santa Fe 312C is on the point of Train #1, the San Francisco Chief leaving Chicago, IL in September 1970. This train was an all-lightweight train, complete with the services afforded to extra-fare passengers.
• Santa Fe 5020, a 5011 Class Texas Type 2-10-4, is at the engine terminal in Sandusky, OH on June 4, 1956.
• Santa Fe 50, a Class DL-109, sits at Kansas City, KS on July 18, 1959. Santa Fe purchased an A and a B set; it was fortunate for them that they didn’t purchase any more.
• It is August 27, 1958; Santa Fe 80, an E8m, is the power for the Chief connection train at Amarillo, TX, where this train being made up.
• Santa Fe 5251, an SDF40-2, is leading an eastbound intermodal train, roaring out of Tunnel #17 on the approach to Cable, CA. It is 10:09 a.m. on September 15, 1988. In about four more miles, 5251 will reach Tehachapi Summit, and it will be all downhill for a while.
• Santa Fe 3679, a 3669 Class GP39-2 with SPSF merger colors, leads another GP39-2, a GP-30, a GP35, another GP30, and another GP35, on a westbound freight at Rowen, CA on the north side of Tehachapi Pass on October 17, 1988.
• Santa Fe 175A is part of a 5,400-horsepower freight (four EMD FTs, two A Units, and two B Units) near Holliday, KS on November 27, 1946. This is westbound Freight #39.
• Santa Fe 104 leads three other freshly painted SDFP45s on an eastbound double stack train at Lugo, CA on December 18, 1984. Santa Fe purchased nine FP-45s from EMD in 1967 (engines numbered 100 through 108) to be used in passenger train service.

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Sierra Nevada 2023 Wall Calendar

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Naturalist John Muir described the excitement of being in the Sierra Nevada by saying, “We are now in the mountains and they are in us, kindling enthusiasm, making every nerve quiver, filling every pore and cell of us.” Muir called the mountains “the grandest of all special temples of Nature.” The Sierra Nevada calendar reveals the remarkable landscape that continues to inspire us today.

This 2023 monthly wall calendar features: Large blocks for notes | Superb printing quality | Heavy 100-pound paper | Deluxe 11- by 14-inch size

Locations featured in this edition include:
~ Snow frosts the beach at Sand Harbor State Beach, Lake Tahoe, Nevada
~ Spring runoff thunders down Rock Creek in the Sierra Nevada
~ Deer in the valley at Yosemite National Park, California
~ Sunset colors reflect on the Owens River, Eastern Sierra, California
~ Lupines bloom in the shadow of Picture Peak, John Muir Wilderness, California
~ Holcomb Lake in California’s Ansel Adams Wilderness
~ Blooming Indian Paintbrush splashes color across the canyon at McGee Creek, Eastern Sierra
~ Alpenglow gilds the Silver Divide and Warrior Lake, John Muir Wilderness
~ Upper Kern Basin on the western slope of the High Sierra Nevada, Sequoia National Park, California
~ Storm clouds gather over Bishop Canyon in the High Sierra, California
~ The Alabama Hills and Mount Whitney, the tallest mountain in California at 14,505 feet, as well as the highest summit in the contiguous United States
~ Fresh snow flocks the pinyon pines and Wheeler Crest, Inyo National Forest, California

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Southern Pacific Railroad 2023 Wall Calendar

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Southern Pacific Railroad began with a simple idea: to connect San Francisco and San Diego, California, by rail. A century later, Southern Pacific had become one of the largest railroads in America, with lines that stretched from coast to coast (connecting to New York via Morgan Line steamships) and from the south to the northwest. In 1959, SP moved more ton-miles of freight than any other U.S. railroad. Engines featured here reach back to the era of SP steam, and forward to the diesels of the 1970s.

This 2023 monthly wall calendar features: Large blocks for notes | Superb printing quality | Heavy 100-pound paper | Deluxe 11- by 14-inch size
Locomotives and trains featured in this edition include:
• It is 4:55pm, and coastal fog has again rolled into the Tehachapi Mountains as Southern Pacific 8538 (consisting of two SDP40-T2s, an SD45, an SD40-2, and a merger-painted GP30) are running southbound with the BKLB, a Bakersfield to Long Beach crude oil train.
• Southern Pacific 18 is leading a mixed train across the Owens River in February 1952. Locomotive 18, an oil-fired, ten-wheeler (4-6-0), was built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1911. Engine 18 was purchased second hand by the Southern Pacific in 1928, retired in 1954, and put on display at Independence, CA.
• Southern Pacific 4340, a Class MT-2 Mountain (4-8-2), awaits a call at the Fresno, CA engine terminal on March 18, 1956. 4340 was built by the Sacramento Shops in 1928.
• Southern Pacific 6010, (An Alco PA diesel), and two other units whisk Train #10, the northbound Shasta Daylight past the recently closed Port Costa, CA engine terminal in July 1959.
• Southern Pacific 3765, a Model GP9, hustles a local freight southbound across the bridge in Martinez, CA on May 6, 1971. This is the Benicia-Martinez Bridge. The railroad started the construction in 1928 and it went into service for the railroad in 1930.
• Southern Pacific subsidiary St. Louis Southwestern Engine 9380 is the head SD40-2T Tunnel Motor leading a southbound freight out of Tehachapi Tunnel #5 several miles south of Bealville, CA on August 15, 1995. There are two different kinds of SD40-2s, a very popular EMD locomotive.
• Southern Pacific 4451 is a Class GS-4 Northern (4-8-4), built by the Lima Locomotive Works in 1941. It is leading northbound commuter train #142 out of San Francisco, CA on July 23, 1953.
• Southern Pacific 6813 (the first two units are SP SD40-2T Tunnel Motors, then a Union Pacific SD40-2, and another SP Tunnel Motor) leads the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey “Red Train” northbound a mile south of Monolith, CA on August 17, 2017.
• Southern Pacific 6453 (an EMD Class FP-7) is on Train #52, the northbound San Joaquin Daylight, making a quick stop at Port Costa, CA on September 22, 1957. Sitting next to it is Southern Pacific 2728, a Class C-8 Consolidation.
• Southern Pacific 3715, a Santa Fe Class F-1 (2-10-2), is sitting at Santa Margarita, CA on December 16, 1955. Baldwin Locomotive Works built 50 locomotives in this class in 1921.
• Southern Pacific Switcher 1264, one of 38 locomotives built by the Southern Pacific shops between 1919 and 1923, has Western Pacific 805-D (an all-EMD consist: one FP7 and two F3Bs) in tow with the California Zephyr at Oakland, CA on October 23, 1954.
• Southern Pacific 4215, a Class AC-10 (4-8-8-2) Cab Forward, is simmering quietly at Taylor Roundhouse, Los Angeles, CA in September 1954. The Baldwin Locomotive Works delivered 40 of these locomotives during the war year 1942.

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Streetcars & Trolleys 2023 Wall Calendar

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Before automobiles and buses there were streetcars or trolleys in virtually every American city. Streetcars & Trolleys recalls that era through
historic photographs from around the United States and Canada. The calendar includes lines from Omaha, St. Louis, Berkeley, Kansas City,
Buffalo, and more.

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Streetcar lines and locations featured in this edition include:
• Chicago, Aurora, and Elgin Car 460 is leaving the Batavia, IL station in January 1951. All passenger service was suspended in the afternoon of July 3, 1957, with freight service ending on June 19, 1959.
• Illinois Terminal Car 280 is southbound on Madison Street, Bloomington, IL in February 1953. Car 280 was built by the St. Louis Car Company in 1913.
• Scranton Traction Car 501 sits at the Scranton, PA car barn, prior to going to work in March 1953.
• Buffalo International Railway Car 107 is on Route 13 at Buffalo, NY in the Spring of 1948.
• Denver Tramway Car 841 is on Route 5 and Car 830, following behind, is on Route 14. Both cars are on Colfax Avenue at Broadway in the heart of Denver, CO on May 19, 1950.
• The Cincinnati, Newport, and Covington was referred to as the “Green Line.” Car 507, seen here, was built by the Cincinnati Car Company in 1917.
• London and Port Stanley Cars 10, 5, and one other are boarding passengers at the St. Thomas, Ontario (Canada) depot on July 18, 1954.
• Virginia Power and Electric Car 400 is on the Berkeley—Union Station Line at South Norfolk, VA on August 25, 1941.
• Key System Car 127 is on an “F” Line train, making a station stop at Berkeley, CA in September 1954.
• Kansas City Public Service PCC Car 501 is in heavy vehicle traffic at Kansas City, Missouri in September 1953.
• Omaha and Council Bluffs Car 1022 is running in the waning days of service at Omaha, Nebraska in September of 1954. The official “Last Trip” was run March 5, 1955, using car 1017.
• St. Louis Public Service Cars 1697, 726, 730, 783, and 786 are at an unidentified car barn in November 1952.

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Those Remarkable Trains 2023 Wall Calendar

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This remarkable collection of classic steam locomotives offers thundering power and great style through more than 50 years of railroading. Locomotives include: Russian Decapod 2-10-0 from 1917, Northern Pacific Alco-built Challenger 4-6-6-4 from 1936, Nickel Plate Lima-built Berkshire 2-8-4, Southern Pacific Mikado 2-8-2 from 1911, Louisville and Nashville Mountain 4-8-2, Delaware and Hudson Northern 4-8-4 from 1943, Western Maryland Pacific 4-6-2 Baldwin-built in 1912, and more. Don’t miss the call!

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Locomotives and railroads featured in this edition include:
• Norfolk and Western 1209, a Class A 2-6-6-4, one of 43 locomotives built by the company’s Roanoke shops, sits between assignments at the Columbus, OH engine terminal on March 22, 1958.
• On February 6, 1949, Midland Terminal locomotive 59, a Consolidation (2-8-0), was the power for a four-car roundtrip between Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek.
• The Gainesville Midland (GM) was a 41-mile-long railroad in north central Georgia that linked Gainesville and Athens, with a connection to the Seaboard Air Line. GM 207, a Russian-ordered decapod (2-10-0) from 1917, is on a freight near Athens in March 1959.
• The Northern Pacific owned 21 Class Z-6 Challenger (4-6-6-4) locomotives, numbered 5100 through 5120. All were built by the American Locomotive Company in 1936. This image shows 5107 arriving with a westbound freight at Livingston, MT on March 18, 1956.
• New York, Chicago, and St. Louis (better known as the Nickel Plate Road) locomotives 739 and 766, both coal burning Type S-2 Berkshires (2-8-4s), are on a doubleheaded eastbound freight near Valparaiso, IN on June 10, 1957.
• Southern Pacific (SP) 18 is working as a point helper in concert with Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge (DSNG) Class K-37
Mikado 493 (2-8-2) a mile north of Pinkerton, CO on June 21, 2021. Locomotive 18 was built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1911 and delivered to the Nevada-California-Oregon Railroad. SP purchased the engine in 1928.
• Grand Trunk Western 6408 is a Class U-4-b Northern (4-8-4), one of six engines built in 1938 by Lima Locomotive.
• Louisville and Nashville (L&N) 1977, a Class M Mountain (4-8-2), has a coal train in tow on the Ravenna Branch south of Winchester, KY on June 5, 1956. The first batch of Class M-1s was built in 1942 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works, followed by six more in 1944.
• Delaware and Hudson 311, one of 15 Northern (4-8-4) locomotives built in 1943 by the American Locomotive Company, sits at Schenectady, NY in October 1949.
• Western Maryland Pacific (4-6-2) 208 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1912, has westbound two-car, passenger-mail train #3 on the approach to the west end of Jerome, WV on October 30, 1952.
• Central Vermont 465 and 464, two Class N-5a Consolidations (2-8-0s), are on a southbound, doubleheaded freight, pounding up State Line Grade in the fall of 1954. Both locomotives were built by the American Locomotive Company in 1923.
• Colorado and Southern 908, a Santa Fe-Type Class E-5B (2-10-2) built in 1919 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works, is on a short southbound four-car freight leaving Pueblo, CO on Valentine’s Day 1953.

Union Pacific 2023 Wall Calendar

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The Union Pacific pioneered transcontinental rail service. Eventually, running freight through half of America meant long consists hauled by some of the largest locomotives ever built. Reaching back to the steam era, Union Pacific pictures giants ranging from a Union Pacific Type 4-12-2, and a 4-8-8-4 Big Boy, to a unique 1927 branch-line M-32 “Doodlebug,” and more classic rail images. Roll on!

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Locomotives and trains featured in this edition include:

• Union Pacific 60 and 60-B are sitting outside the Council Bluffs, Iowa diesel shop on January 22, 1969. American Locomotive Company wanted to give the diesel superpower market a try, and this is two thirds of the result.
• Union Pacific 5443 (General Electric ES44AC) and 8923 (EMD SD-70ACe-T4) lead a 66-car windmill blade train southbound on Colorado’s Joint Line at Larkspur, CO on February 24, 2016.
• Union Pacific Motorcar M-32 is being loaded with freight as it sits in front of the depot at Twin Falls, ID in February 1953. M-32 was one of five units built and delivered to the Union Pacific by EMC-St. Louis in 1927.
• Union Pacific 7007, an MT Class 4-8-2 Mountain, is leaving Denver, CO with Train #17, the westbound Pony Express on June 17, 1947.
• Union Pacific 1498, an EMD Class FP-7 and an F-3B, are on Train #35 The Butte Special at the Butte, MT depot on July 13, 1961.
• Union Pacific 9514, a ponderous UP Class 4-12-2, is hauling a 98-car westbound manifest freight out of Council Bluffs, IA on July 4, 1953. 9514 was built in 1929 by the American Locomotive Company, one of 88 locomotives.
• Union Pacific CD-07 is leading Train #111, the westbound City of Denver, through Sand Creek Junction, CO with an 11-car consist on September 14, 1940. Originally, M-10007 was constructed as a spare A-B locomotive set in July 1936; it was reassigned CD-07A and CD-07B a year later.
• Union Pacific Big Boy (4-8-8-4) 4021 is getting an eastbound freight underway at Laramie, WY on September 18, 1956. It looks like 4021 will be getting an assist up to Sherman Summit today. Union Pacific received their 25 Big Boys in two groups. 4000, the first one, was delivered on September 4, 1941, with the rest of the first order right behind it.
• Union Pacific 620 and 621-B are the power for a mail train at Council Bluffs, IA, seen here on September 15, 1962. Two A units and two B units were built and put into service by the Erie Railroad in 1954.
• Union Pacific 5019, a Class TTT (2-10-2), is leading a 72-car eastbound freight near North Bend, NE on October 25, 1952. 5019 was built in 1920 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works, one of an order for 25 locomotives.
• Union Pacific 3707, a 4-6-6-4 Challenger, is leading an eastbound 71-car freight up Archer Hill, about one mile west of the Archer, WY depot on November 3, 1958. Delivered to the Union Pacific as coal burning 3907, this class of 40 locomotives (3900-3939) were assigned to the Ogden-Green River and Ogden-Cheyenne freight pools in 1936.
• Union Pacific 908, an EMD E9A-B-A, is leading Train #17, the westbound Portland Rose at Denver’s Union Station on Christmas Eve, 1961.

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Warbirds of WWII 2023 Wall Calendar

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World War II saw the nature of battle change from armor on the ground to power in the air. WWII Warbirds pictures planes that changed the war, from the F7F Tigercat, the F4U Corsair, and the P51 Mustang, to the British Spitfire, the German Focke-Wulf Fw190, and more. Don’t miss the action in the air.
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Aircraft and events featured in this edition include:
~ The 487th Bomb Group was based at Lavenham, Suffolk, England throughout the 8th Air Force period of operations in the European theatre
during WWII. Initially equipped with B24s, the group soon transferred to the B17 and adopted this colourful livery.
~ Contemporary with the B17, the B24 served throughout WWII, with the “Mighty 8th” based in RAF Bungay, south-east England. Seen here with a P47 tagging along, after another post D-Day mission.
~ Introducing Ferocious Frankie, a P51 D Mustang built in 1944. This airplane was flown by American Air Force Ace Major Wallace
Hopkins, 361st FS, during D-Day sorties from RAF Bottisham.
~ Operating from the Royal Navy Carrier HMS Vengeance, the F4U Corsairs of 1850 Squadron were at the forefront of carrier operations.
~ This DC3 started life in the Boeing factory in 1942. Shipped to the U.S. 8th Air Force in 1943, it almost certainly took part in D-Day operations
and was sold on to Finland in 1948.
~ The appearance of the Focke-Wulf Fw190 in the summer of 1941 came as a considerable surprise to RAF fighter squadrons. Since their
success during the Battle of Britain in September 1940, Spitfires had provided a measure of air superiority in the skies over northern
France.
~ Here a section of RAF Mitchells is en route as dawn lifts over the European countryside. The close formation is necessary to concentrate weapon delivery and avoid flying through the leaders’ strike debris!
~ The first jet aircraft to enter service with the RAF, the Meteor, first flew in 1943 and started operations in July 1944, at virtually the same time as the Me262 became operational with the Luftwaffe.
~ The Mosquito was used by specialist Bomber Command squadrons, known as Pathfinders, to find and mark the targets for the Lancaster main force.
~ The P47 squadrons were especially suited to this mission and roamed all over northern France attacking rail infrastructure and train rolling stock.
~ The Tigercat F7F is the ultimate in twin-engine piston fighter aircraft delivered from the famous Grumman stable.
~ This Spitfire was issued to 312 Czech Squadron in 1944 and served throughout the latter stages of WWII in Europe. It was transferred to the Royal Netherlands Air Force in 1946 and flew with them in Java until 1950.

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Yosemite National Park 2023 Wall Calendar

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John Muir lived in the Yosemite Valley from 1868 to 1873. The attention he won for Yosemite ensured its place as a National Park. Muir wrote, “Nowhere will you see the majestic operations of nature more clearly revealed beside the frailest, most gentle and peaceful things.” The Yosemite calendar shares the spirit of awe Muir felt so clearly almost 150 years ago.

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Yosemite places featured in this edition include:
~ Tuolumne Meadows beneath snow-capped Cockscomb and Unicorn Peaks
~ Spring thaw on Tenaya Lake
~ Vernal Fall drops 317 feet at Yosemite National Park
~ Cow parsnip wildflowers and Half Dome
~ Colorful dogwood leaves in the valley
~ El Capitan mirrored in the Merced River
~ Glacial erratic boulders at Tuolumne
~ Emeric Lake reflects the Cathedral Range, Yosemite wilderness
~ Brown bear in the Valley at Yosemite
~ Autumn oaks frame Yosemite Falls
~ Fall colors and moon over Half Dome
~ Fresh snow outlines Yosemite Falls, the highest waterfall in Yosemite

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