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 2024 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 1028, a Prairie-type (2-6-2), sits forlornly at the Topeka, KS roundhouse on January 2, 1954. It is one of Santa Fe’s 1014 Class, which consisted of 40 locomotives, all built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1901.
≈ Santa Fe 3003 and 3004 are both 1,600-horse-power Fairbanks-Morse Model H16-44 diesel-electrics, built in early 1951.
≈ Santa Fe 2772, a merger-painted EMD GP30, and five other units are bringing a westbound freight down the Tehachapi Grade at Bealville, CA, on March 27, 1987.
≈ Santa Fe 8, an E-2A built by Electro-Motive in 1938, is leading the Golden Gate Limited at Stockton, CA, in the summer of 1946.
≈ Santa Fe 3780, a Northern-type (4-8-4), is one of ten locomotives built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1941.This was Santa Fe’s ten-engine 3776 Class.
≈ Santa Fe 58 leads two PAs, two PBs and another PA with Train #19, the westbound San Francisco Chief at Amarillo, TX, in June 1965.
≈ Santa Fe 87 leads westbound Train #1, the Kansas Cityan at Kansas City, MO, Union Station on July 24, 1967.
≈ Santa Fe 357, three General Electric U28-CGs, is leading Train #15, the westbound Texas Chief at Fort Worth, TX, on September 5, 1966.
≈ Santa Fe 818, an EMD C40-8W, leads four other units on a westbound intermodal train, coming through Becker, NM, on September 20, 1995.
≈ Santa Fe 162 is leading Train #19, The Chief, at 18th Street, Chicago, IL on October 26, 1946.
≈ It is September 12, 1986, and Santa Fe 9530 with three other units assisting has stopped with a westbound manifest freight, while on an adjacent track, an intermodal shooter led by 3818 (an SD50) has also stopped.
≈ Santa Fe 3759 is a Northern-type (4-8-4), one of 14 locomotives built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works from 1927 to 1929.
Published by Tide-mark Press © 2023