Years ago I was on a road trip to visit one of the areas where I grew up. Yakima Washington. Went to the Yakima Valley RR head quarters and there were two guys sitting around doing nothing. Got talking to them and they offered me a ride in their steeple cab. Loved it. Most of the line is gone now and when they would try to run their trolley found someone always stole the copper wire for the overhead. Now they run the trolley with a small generator car in tow. Sad. Don
Just found this photo. Didn't realize I had three different generations of Santa Fe in one photo.
Post-war, MPC, and Modern
Santa Fe 5011 class Texas leads a string of ATSF slogan boxcars.
And one from the trusty, always faithful Mailman last week...
Now we just need to get their 'playpen' built! Super excited!
The Super Chief's usual ABBA set of F3s broke down just outside of Kansas City, so 3460 class Hudson 3460, "The Blue Goose" has to hustle the train east to Chicago.