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Charles Stookey's Collection
 
11/18/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Charles Stookey
Dates:1/1/1974 - 12/31/1985
Album Info:Photos from Texas locations other than Dallas-Fort Worth
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ATSF 208
Title:  ATSF 208
Description:  GAINESVILLE TX Oct 1973 -- The sand tower stands watch over ATSF F7 208, A GP7 and a chop nose GP7. The prevalence of weeds and rusted rails are in contrast that the fact this is a crew change point on Santa Fe's main to the Gulf.
Photo Date:  10/31/1973  Upload Date: 8/2/2011 7:53:11 PM
Location:  Gainesville, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  ATSF 208(F7A)
Views:  1102   Comments: 0
ATSF 5938
Title:  ATSF 5938
Description:  BOVINA TX Jan 1974 -- This has to be my favorite paint scheme for Santa Fe F45s. Even from the dark side it makes a great sight.
Photo Date:  1/31/1974  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 11:53:22 PM
Location:  Bovina, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 5938(F45)
Views:  425   Comments: 1
MKT 1
Title:  MKT 1
Description:  DENISON TX June 1974 -- MKT SW1200 1 awaits a switching assignment. EMD built the one spot (b/n 24466-71) in December 1957. (Date approximate, roster information from http://www.edisaurus.com/rr/mkt_roster.htm and http://www.thedieselshop.us/MKT.html)
Photo Date:  6/1/1974  Upload Date: 4/17/2012 3:16:50 AM
Location:  Denison, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MKT 1(SW1200)
Views:  536   Comments: 2
MOP 186
Title:  MOP 186
Description:  SHERMAN TX June 1974 -- Missouri Pacific GP7 186 is about to cross the Southern Pacific. (Photo date approximate)
Photo Date:  7/1/1974  Upload Date: 9/1/2011 11:56:46 PM
Location:  Sherman, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MP 186(GP7)
Views:  468   Comments: 3
SP 8683
Title:  SP 8683
Description:  SHERMAN TX July 1974 -- SP U33C 8683 leads a mixed freight across the diamonds as it crosses the Missouri Pacific. Note the L-shaped windshield. GE built the 8683 (s/n 37217) in June 1970. (Photo date approximate, roster information from http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/Locopicture.aspx?id=120098)
Photo Date:  7/1/1974  Upload Date: 5/22/2012 8:53:30 PM
Location:  Sherman, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SP 8683(U33C)
Views:  280   Comments: 5
SP 8683
Title:  SP 8683
Description:  DENISON TX July 1974 -- With a wave from a friendly fireman Southern Pacific U33C 8683 leads a mixed freight. GE built the 8683 (s/n 37217) in June 1970. (Photo date approximate, roster information from http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/Locopicture.aspx?id=120098)
Photo Date:  7/1/1974  Upload Date: 5/22/2012 8:52:25 PM
Location:  Denison, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SP 8683(U33C)
Views:  400   Comments: 1
MKT 187
Title:  MKT 187
Description:  DENISON TX January 1975 -- A crewman climbs aboard MKT GP40 187. EMD built the 187 (b/n 33479) in September 1967. It was retired and returned to EMD on August 28 1989, was rebuilt by VMV (Paducah KY) in early 1990, gained EMD blue and white paint and entered EMDs lease fleet as EMDX 187. (Photo date approximate, roster information from http://utahrails.net/all-time/up-x-mkt.php#gp40-mkt170)
Photo Date:  1/1/1975  Upload Date: 5/22/2012 8:54:52 PM
Location:  Denison, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MKT 187(GP40)
Views:  391   Comments: 1
MKT 26
Title:  MKT 26
Description:  DENISON TX January 1975 -- MKT DS-4-4-1000 26 awaits work at the engine facility. Baldwin built the 26 (c/n 72799) in September 1946 as MKT 1004. Sometime in n 1959-60 EMD replaced the Baldwin engine with a 567C engine. The unit was renumbered to 26 in 1960. Katy retired the 26 in 1986, sold it to Rail Link and it became Caddo Valley 126. Note the wood footboards. (Photo date approximate, roster information from http://baldwindiesels.railfan.net/mkt/index.html)
Photo Date:  1/1/1975  Upload Date: 5/22/2012 8:57:40 PM
Location:  Denison, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MKT 26(DS4-4-1000M)
Views:  330   Comments: 1
MKT 55
Title:  MKT 55
Description:  DENISON TX January 1975 -- MKT SW1500 55 stands by for a switching job. EMD built the 55 (b/n 34096) in September 1968. At the merger with Union Pacific it became UP 1327 and on June 13 2000 it was renumbered to UPY 1039. UP retired the unit on Jan 20 2003 and returned it to its lessor. (Photo date approximate, roster information from http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-22.php#sw1500-1322)
Photo Date:  1/1/1975  Upload Date: 5/22/2012 8:56:25 PM
Location:  Denison, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MKT 55(SW1500)
Views:  459   Comments: 1
ORHF 4449
Title:  ORHF 4449
Description:  GAINESVILLE TX March 9 1976 -- The location is south of Gainesville on the way to Oklahoma. The Freedom Train departed Fort Worth in early morning cloudy weather. This photo shows 4449 alone pulling the Freedom Train. Another photo I took the same day near Pauls Valley shows a Santa Fe Bicentennial unit in the consist. I would like to know if my dating of this photo is accurate and what the story of the diesel being added is. Any takers?
Photo Date:  3/9/1976  Upload Date: 9/2/2011 8:20:54 AM
Location:  Gainesville, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  SP 4449(4-8-4)
Views:  453   Comments: 0
Amtrak 252
Title:  Amtrak 252
Description:  CLEBURNE TX June 4 1978 -- An Amtrak F40ph hauls the Inter-American Amfleet cars. TUnit 252 is now Amtrak control cab 90252.
Photo Date:  6/4/1978  Upload Date: 10/14/2011 8:18:20 PM
Location:  Cleburne, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 252(F40PHR)
Views:  351   Comments: 1
ATSF 3534
Title:  ATSF 3534
Description:  CLEBURNE TX June 4 1978 -- Santa Fe GP38 3534 leads a covered hopper train. EMD built the 3534 (b/n 36570) in August 1970. In February 1985 it was rebuilt and renumbered to GP38u 2334. On Jan 30 2000 it became BNSF 2223. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/all-time%20diesel%20roster/pwr3500.htm)
Photo Date:  6/4/1978  Upload Date: 5/22/2012 9:03:41 PM
Location:  Cleburne, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 3534(GP38)
Views:  339   Comments: 1
ATSF 3540
Title:  ATSF 3540
Description:  GAINESVILLE TX June 4 1978 -- Santa Fe GP38 3540 sits at the engine facility awaiting assignment. EMD built the 3540 (b/n 36576) in August 1970. In July 1985 it was rebuilt as a GP38u and renumbered to ATSF 2340. On Sept 29 1998 it became BNSF 2230. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/all-time%20diesel%20roster/pwr3500.htm)
Photo Date:  6/4/1978  Upload Date: 5/22/2012 9:02:27 PM
Location:  Joshua, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  ATSF 3540(GP38)
Views:  230   Comments: 1
ATSF 6314
Title:  ATSF 6314
Description:  JOSHUA TX Jan 4 1978 -- Santa FE U23B 6314 and B23-7 6353 lead a covered hopper train. GE built the 6314 (s/n 37505) in August 1970. It was retired and sold to GE in September 1988 for the Super 7 program but was scrapped. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/U23B/reference.htm)
Photo Date:  6/4/1978  Upload Date: 5/22/2012 9:00:43 PM
Location:  Joshua, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 6314(U23B)
Views:  364   Comments: 2
ATSF 9818
Title:  ATSF 9818
Description:  CLEBURNE TX June 4 1978 -- Santa Fe RSD15 9818 rests in retirement at the Cleburne shops. The scrappers torch is yet to come as this alligator is used for valuable parts. Alco built the 9818 (s/n 83477) in June 1959 as ATSF 818 and delivered it in zebra stripe paint. After being repainted into Santa Fe blue with yellow ends it was renumbered to ATSF 9818 on Nov 28 1969. It was laid up pending disposition at San Bernardino CA and was retired March 26 1974. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/RSD15/reference.htm)
Photo Date:  6/4/1978  Upload Date: 5/22/2012 8:59:12 PM
Location:  Cleburne, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  ATSF 9818(RSD15)
Views:  606   Comments: 1
BN 5820
Title:  BN 5820
Description:  CLEBURNE TX June 4 1978 -- In this vision of the future merger a BN U30c leads a BN SD40-2 and a Santa Fe C30-7 on a coal train using Santa Fe tracks.
Photo Date:  6/4/1978  Upload Date: 9/17/2011 10:52:19 PM
Location:  Cleburne, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 5820(U30C)
Views:  238   Comments: 0
Lest We Forget
Title:  Lest We Forget
Description:  CLEBURNE TX June 5 1978 -- This piece of history resided just outside the administrative offices at the shops. It speaks for itself.
Photo Date:  6/5/1978  Upload Date: 6/9/2012 9:07:54 PM
Location:  Cleburne, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives: 
Views:  269   Comments: 0
MKT 28
Title:  MKT 28
Description:  LEWISVILLE TX June 5 1978 -- A Katy DS44-1000 handles a cut of cars. The Baldwin product was purchased in 1947 and repowered by EMD in 1959 or 1960.
Photo Date:  6/5/1978  Upload Date: 9/17/2011 10:14:07 PM
Location:  Lewisville, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MKT 28(DS4-4-1000M)
Views:  407   Comments: 1
C&S 814
Title:  C&S 814
Description:  SAGINAW TX June 4 1978 -- A C&S SD7 awaits a call to duty. Note C&S stencil.
Photo Date:  6/7/1978  Upload Date: 9/8/2011 5:41:32 PM
Location:  Saginaw, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CS 814(SD7)
Views:  482   Comments: 1
CRIP 4320
Title:  CRIP 4320
Description:  SAGINAW TX June 25 1979 -- Rock Island GP38-2 (Arkansas) and UP 3470 are at the head end of a mixed freight. on which the crew has cut the crossing. EMD built the 4320 (b/n 757136-6) in October 1976. In 1980 it became MP 2258, in 1990 became UP 2258 and on Feb 12 2001 it became UP 758. It was retired on Nov 28 2007 and became GMTX 2130 where it wore blue-white paint as late as May 13 2010. (Roster information from http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-36.php#gp38-2-2238, http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-14.php#gp38-2-738, http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/Locopicture.aspx?id=92436)
Photo Date:  6/25/1979  Upload Date: 5/24/2012 2:14:44 AM
Location:  Saginaw, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CRIP 4320(GP38-2)
Views:  589   Comments: 2
ATSF 2250 on circus train (re-post)
Title:  ATSF 2250 on circus train (re-post)
Description:  GAINESVILLE TX July 25 1979 -- Santa Fe GP9u 2250 and GP30u 3276 power the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus train on its journey from Oklahoma City to the Dallas-Fort Worth area. EMD built the 2250 as ATSF 702 (s/n 21572) in May 1956 and delivered it in zebra stripe paint. In late 1969-early 1970 it was renumbered to ATSF 2902. After mid-June 1972 it was repainted to blue-yellow warbonnet. On April 25 1978 the Cleburne TX shops rebuilt it as a GP9u and renumbered it to ATSF 2250. After a stint in SPSF paint it regained blue-yellow warbonnet before Jan 1 1991 after the proposed SP-ATSF merger was rejected. On Sept 22 1995 it was transferred to BNSF and on June 4 1998 was rebuilt and renumbered to BNSF 1639 but still wore its warbonnet paint. On March 23 2010 Mark Herren shot the unit in Spalding ID on the Bountiful Grain and Craig Mountain Railroad. It was painted BG&CM orange and black. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/GP9/reference.htm#702 and http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1991225)
Photo Date:  7/25/1979  Upload Date: 5/20/2012 7:48:20 PM
Location:  Gainesville, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 2250(GP9u)
Views:  253   Comments: 1
ATSF 6389
Title:  ATSF 6389
Description:  WILSEY TX May 24 1980 -- Santa Fe B23-7 6389 handles a cut of cars over freshly ballasted track. GE built the 6389 (s/n 42435) in June 1979. On Jan 23 1989 it was rebuilt to 3000 HP at the San Bernardino shops in California and renumbered to 7214 but was later rebuilt back to 2300 HP and renumbered back to 6389. Upon creation of the BNSF it was patched and renumbered to BNSF 4246 on Feb 4 2000. It was sold to National Railway Equipment Co on Oct 12 2011. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/B23-7/reference.htm and http://donsdepot.donrossgroup.net/dr420.htm)
Photo Date:  5/24/1980  Upload Date: 5/24/2012 2:22:05 AM
Location:  Wilsey, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 6389(B23-7)
Views:  211   Comments: 2
ATSF 8023
Title:  ATSF 8023
Description:  FARWELL TX May 25 1980 -- Santa Fe C30-7 8023, SD45 5605 and SD40-2 5078 power train 309 as it nears the Texas-New Mexico border on its trek west. Its next stop will be Clovis NM for fuel and a new crew. GE built the 8023 (s/n 41690) in March 1978 and it was retired in January 1994. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/C30-7/reference.htm)
Photo Date:  5/25/1980  Upload Date: 5/24/2012 2:18:01 AM
Location:  Farwell, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 8023(C30-7)
Views:  256   Comments: 1
ATSF 8731
Title:  ATSF 8731
Description:  PARMERTON TX May 26 1980 -- Santa FE U36C 8731, SD40 5015 and U36C 8728 have a westbound mixed freight in tow as the U boats put on a smoke show. GE built the 8731 (s/n 38893) in March 1973. It was rebuilt as an SF30C Locotrol receiver at the Cleburne TX shops, painted in SPSF colors and renumbered to ATSF 9531. After the ATSF-SP merger failed it was repainted to yellow warnonnte before Jan 1 1991 and retained its 9531 number. In July-August 1995 it was retired and sold to National Railway Equipment Co on Aug 9 1995. By December 2033 it was in Brazil operating for MRS Logistica S.A. on the Southeastearn (sic) Federal Railroad Network as MRS 3733. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/U36C/reference.htm#8731/ and http://www.thedieselshop.us/ATSF-Brazil.HTML and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MRS_Log%C3%ADstica)
Photo Date:  5/26/1980  Upload Date: 5/24/2012 2:16:18 AM
Location:  Parmerton, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 8731(U36C)
Views:  368   Comments: 1
FW&D 6087
Title:  FW&D 6087
Description:  SAGINAW TX March 14 1981 -- An SD7 and a GP38 await an assignment. Unit 6087 was built in Mar 1953 and retired in July 1983.
Photo Date:  3/14/1981  Upload Date: 9/17/2011 10:16:29 PM
Location:  Saginaw, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  FWD 6087(SD7) BN 6087(SD7)
Views:  557   Comments: 0
ATSF 3696
Title:  ATSF 3696
Description:  HASLET TX March 15 1981 -- Santa FeGP39-2 3696 leads a westbound (compass south) train in the hole and without a crew. EMD built the 3696 (s/n 796314-1) In April 1980 and delivered it in blue with yellow warbonnet. At some time it was painted in SPSF colors but was returned to yellow warbonnet after the proposed merger failed. It was transferred to BNSF on Sept 22 1995 and on March 15 1998 was patched and renumbered BNSF 2950. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/all-time%20diesel%20roster/pwr3500.htm, http://thedieselshop.us/ATSF.HTML, http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/796314.htm
Photo Date:  3/15/1981  Upload Date: 6/5/2012 2:32:20 AM
Location:  Haslet, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  ATSF 3696(GP39-2)
Views:  573   Comments: 1
ATSF 7498
Title:  ATSF 7498
Description:  AMARILLO TX Aug 6 1982 -- Santa Fe B36-7 7498 and Frisco SD45 await and crew and an assignment. GE built the 7498 (s/n 43144)in Nov 1980. It was delivered in Blue with yellow warbonnet. Note the air intake sound baffles which were removed. at an unknown date before Sept 27 1986 as shown in a Chuck Zeiler photo (http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=2236325) The locomotive was rebuilt before 1989 when the headlights were moved to the short hood nose. The trail begins to get murky there. Please see the following web sites and decide for yourself its history after Santa Fe paint. http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/B36-7/reference.htm, http://donsdepot.donrossgroup.net/dr1385.htm and http://www.thedieselshop.us/ATSF-Brazil.HTML
Photo Date:  8/6/1982  Upload Date: 6/5/2012 2:24:14 AM
Location:  Amarillo, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  ATSF 7498(B36-7)
Views:  329   Comments: 1
ATSF 2208
Title:  ATSF 2208
Description:  AMARILLO TX Sept 11 1983 -- Santa Fe GP7u 2208 and 2179 an assignment at the engine facility. EMD built the 2208 as GP7 2740 (s/n 16384) in August 1952 and delivered it in zebra stripe paint. It was painted in blue with yellow ends before Nov 5 1967. It was rebuilt at the Cleburne TX shops as a GP7u, painted in blue with yellow warbonnet and renumbered 2208 in September 1980. On Sept 22 1995 it was transferred to BNSF and on Feb 7 2000 it was patched and renumbered BNSF 1356. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/GP7/reference.htm)
Photo Date:  9/11/1983  Upload Date: 6/6/2012 11:17:32 PM
Location:  Amarillo, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  ATSF 2208(GP7u)
Views:  259   Comments: 1
ATSF 2477
Title:  ATSF 2477
Description:  UMBARGER TX Jan 23 1984 -- Santa Fe CF7 2477 and GP7u 2021 lead a mixed freight on the Transcon. Santa Fe built the 2477 as F7A 225C (s/n 8937) and delivered it in blue with vermillion and cream trim. On July 29 1976 the Cleburne TX shops rebuilt it to a rounded cab roof CF7, renumbered it 2477 and painted it blue with yellow warbonnet. It was later rebuilt with a "Cleburne" angled cab roof. It was retired July 31 1986 sold to Tennken Railroad Inc on Aug 5 1986 as TKEN 2477, sold to Nashville & Eastern Railroad Corp as NERR 2477 in September 1986, sold to Caroline & Northwestern Ry as no. 477, sold to Rail Link as RLIX 477 and finally been sold to Joseph Transportation Co as JTPX 477 and scrapped in 2005. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/CF7/reference.htm#2477 and http://donsdepot.donrossgroup.net/dr2451.htm)
Photo Date:  1/23/1984  Upload Date: 5/30/2012 11:48:02 PM
Location:  Umbarger, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 2477(CF7)
Views:  379   Comments: 2
ATSF 5163
Title:  ATSF 5163
Description:  UMBARGER TX Jan 23 1984 -- Santa Fe SD40-2 5163 holds the main with a TOFC train. EMD built the 5163 (s/n 796386-23) in October 1980 and delivered it in yellow warbonnet. After being wrecked in 1989 it was rebuilt at Topeka KS on Dec 30 1991 and then underwent maintenance at Morrison Knudsen in April 1994. It was transferred to BNSF on Sept. 22 1995 and on Feb 27 2000 was patched and renumbered 6891. In July 2000 it was repainted in the BNSF Heritage One colors. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/SD40-2/reference.htm)
Photo Date:  1/23/1984  Upload Date: 5/30/2012 11:44:48 PM
Location:  Umbarger, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 5163(SD40-2)
Views:  155   Comments: 2
ATSF 5428
Title:  ATSF 5428
Description:  SUMMERFIELD TX Oct 8 1988 -- Santa Fe SD45u 5428 rolls across the Texas Panhandle with a westbound mixed freight in tow. EMD built the 5428 as SD45 ATSF 1882 (s/n 32558) in Oct-Dec 1966 and delivered it in blue with yellow ends and trim. In April-July 1970 it was renumbered 5582 and gained yellow warbonnet paint after Aug 26 1972. On June 13 1980 the San Bernardino Ca shops rebuilt it as an SD45u and it was renumbered 5428. It was retired in March 1991 and sold to Pacific Rail Industries-Pacific Rail Dismantling in Nov 1991. (http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/all-time%20diesel%20roster/pwr5250.htm)
Photo Date:  1/23/1984  Upload Date: 6/5/2012 2:30:47 AM
Location:  Summerfield, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 5428(SD45u)
Views:  194   Comments: 1
ATSF 5669
Title:  ATSF 5669
Description:  FRIONA TX Jan 23 1984 -- Santa Fe SD45-2 5669 speeds along the Transcon with a coal train in tow. EMD built the 5669 (s/n 72642-26) in June 1973 and delivered it in Blue with yellow warbonnet. In Feb 1986 the San Bernardion CA shops rebuilt it to an SD45-2u, painted it in SPSF colors and renumbered it to 7200. Before Jan 1 1991 it was repainted back to yellow warbonnet and renumbered 5800. It underwent maintenance at Morrison Knudsen in April 1994 and gained MKM marks below the road numbers on the cab sides. It was transferred to BNSF on Sept 22 1995 and on Feb 19 1998 it was patched and renumbered BNSF 6450. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/SD45-2/reference.htm)
Photo Date:  1/23/1984  Upload Date: 6/5/2012 2:27:05 AM
Location:  Friona, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 5669(SD45-2)
Views:  458   Comments: 1
UP 8444
Title:  UP 8444
Description:  POTTTSBORO TX Jan 28 1985 -- UP 4-8-4 8444 puts on a smoke show as it approaches the underpass at Texas Farm Market 120. The railfan crowd on the bridge was joined by a lone onlooker in the field below. The train is returning to Cheyenne WY after an appearance at the Louisiana World Exhibition in New Orleans.
Photo Date:  1/28/1985  Upload Date: 3/13/2012 6:40:38 PM
Location:  Pottsboro, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8444(4-8-4)
Views:  364   Comments: 1
BN 3049
Title:  BN 3049
Description:  SAGINAW TX February 1986 -- Burlington Northern GP40-2s 3049 and 3047 handle a mixed freight. Both are former St.Louis San Francisco locomotives. EMD built the 3049 as SLSF 759 (b/n 786186-10) in May 1979. The 3047 was built as SLSF 757 (b/n 786186-8) also in May 1979. Both were retired in September 1997. They were acquired by Kansas City Southern as KCS 4809 and KCS 4807 respectively. (Photo date approximate, roster information from http://archive.trainpix.com/BN/EMDORIG/GP40-2/INDEX.HTM, http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/786186.htm)
Photo Date:  1/1/1986  Upload Date: 6/9/2012 9:09:09 PM
Location:  Saginaw, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 3049(GP40-2)
Views:  320   Comments: 1
MP 3521
Title:  MP 3521
Description:  GRAND PRAIRIE TX February 1986 -- Missouri Pacific GP50 3521 and B30-7As 4847 and 4820 have the point on a freight. EMD built the 3521 in January 1981 (b/n 807023-12). It gained MP yellow paint on Sept 21 1984, was renumbered UP 71 on April 15 1988, was renumbered to UP 981 on May 22 1992, was renumbered to UP 5579 on March 18 1997 and was renumbered to UP 1679 on Dec 11 2001.m It was retired on Sept 30 2004. (Photo date is approximate, roster information from http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-01.php#gp50-50, http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-15.php#gp50-960 and http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-30.php#gp50-1658)
Photo Date:  2/1/1986  Upload Date: 6/6/2012 11:12:38 PM
Location:  Grand Prairie, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  MP 3521(GP50)
Views:  181   Comments: 1
BN5125 on Santa Fe Transcon
Title:  BN5125 on Santa Fe Transcon
Description:  HEREFORD TX June 20 1986 -- BN 5125 C30-7 5125 leads a loaded coal train in the Texas Panhandle on the Santa Fes Transcon. GE built the 5125 (s/n 42917) in July 1980. In October 1992 it was converted to a C33-7 to boost its horsepower from 3000 to 3300. It was retired in May 2002 and eventualy went to Brazil as NREX 5125. (Roster information from http://archive.trainpix.com/BN/GE/C30-7/INDEX.HTM, http://www.northeast.railfan.net/diesel95.html and http://www.thedieselshop.us/BN-Brazil.HTML)
Photo Date:  6/20/1986  Upload Date: 5/28/2012 10:26:10 PM
Location:  Hereford, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 5125(C30-7)
Views:  167   Comments: 1
ATSF 2888
Title:  ATSF 2888
Description:  AMARILLO TX July 6 1986 -- Santa Fe GP35u 2888 leads a covered hopper train on the Transcon. The 2888 started life in June 1965 as ATSF 1388 (s/n 30102) in blue with yellow ends. It was renumbered to 3388 as part of the general renumbering and gained yellow warbonnet paint after nude June 1972. It was rebuilt by Santa Fe as a GP35u in April 1983. It was transferred to BNSF, patched and renumbered to BNSF 2588 on Nov 12 1998. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/GP35/reference.htm#2888, )
Photo Date:  7/6/1986  Upload Date: 5/26/2012 11:51:47 PM
Location:  Amarillo, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 2888(GP35u)
Views:  298   Comments: 1
ATSF 5366
Title:  ATSF 5366
Description:  FARWELL TX July 6 1986 -- Santa Fe SD45u 5366 handles the head end of a mixed freight. Santa Fe built the 5366 in October 1966 as SD45 ATSF 1832 (s/n 32508) in blue with yellow ends. In April-July 1970 it was renumbered to 5532 as part of the general renumbering. Sometime after Aug 26 1972 it was repainted into yellow warbonnet. In September 1983 the San Bernardino CA shops rebuilt it to an SD45u and renumbered to 5366. In June 1992 it was laid up bad order, was retired and sold to Morrison Knudsen before April 17 1994. It was renumbered MKCX 5366, leased to ATSF and then leased to BNSF on Aug 22 1995. In May 1996 or early 1997 it was sold to Helm Financial and leased to BNSF as HLCX. It was returned to Helm before February 2000, stored at Boise Locomotive Co and on Feb 21 2001 was sold to Transportation Corporation of America and became CEFX 3145. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/SD45/reference.htm#1832)
Photo Date:  7/6/1986  Upload Date: 5/26/2012 11:50:21 PM
Location:  Farwell, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 5366(SD45u)
Views:  245   Comments: 2
ATSF 5394
Title:  ATSF 5394
Description:  AMARILLO TX July 6 1986 -- Santa Fe SD45u 5394 leads seven other locomotives westbound on the south side of Amarillo. The unit was built by EMD as ATSF 5597 (s/n 35002) in April 1969 and delivered it as a Locotrol master in blue with yellow ends and no rear footboards. It was rebuilt in August 1985 as an SD45u at the San Bernardino CA shops. It was renumbered to 5394 and became the first unit to wear the SPSF colors. It had a white SF on the long hood sides which was later changed to yellow. Before Jan 1 1991 it was painted back to yellow warbonnet. In August 1994 it was retired and sold to Wisconsin Central Railway as WC 6624 and in 1995 was repainted into WC colors. Canadian National acquired it Oct 9 2001, retired it on Nov 1 2001 and it went to Hilliard Enterprises on July 11 2002. It has been reported to have been scrapped. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/SD45/reference.htm#5588, http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/all-time%20diesel%20roster/pwr5250.htm and http://kohlin.com/WC_Roster.htm)
Photo Date:  7/6/1986  Upload Date: 5/26/2012 11:48:38 PM
Location:  Amarillo, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 5394(SD45u)
Views:  340   Comments: 2
ATSF 5107
Title:  ATSF 5107
Description:  AMARILLO TX July 7 1986 -- Santa Fe SD40-2 5107 handles the lead on a westbound TOFC-COFC train with what I believe to be the welded rail plant in the background. EMD built the 5107 (s/n 786219-37) in October 1979. It was delivered in yellow warbonnet, repainted to SPSF red-yellow between July 31 1985 and July 24 1986 (pre-July 7 for sure), restored to yellow warbonnet before Jan 1 1991, rebuilt by the San Bernardino CA shops to an SD40-2u in June 1991, underwent maintenance at Morrison Knudsen in April 1994, transferred to BNSF on Sept 22 1995 upon the merger, renumbered and patched to BNSF 6766 On Jan 10 2000. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/all-time%20diesel%20roster/pwr5000.htm and http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/SD40-2/reference.htm#5107)
Photo Date:  7/7/1986  Upload Date: 5/28/2012 10:32:01 PM
Location:  Amarillo, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 5107(SD40-2)
Views:  390   Comments: 2
ATSF 5341 derailed
Title:  ATSF 5341 derailed
Description:  FARWELL TX July 7 1986 -- Santa Fe SD45u 5321 is on the ground and awaiting a work crew. In October-December 1966 EMD built the unit as ATSF 1844 (s/n 32520) and delivered it painted blue with yellow ends. In April-July 1970 it was renumbered to ATSF 554 and after Aug 26 1972 it gained yellow warbonnet paint. In January 1982 the San Bernardino CA shops rebuilt it to an SD45u and renumbered it to ATSF 5321. It was retired in February 1993 and sold to Wisconsin Central Railway in March 1993, repainted and renumbered WC 6593. It was reportedly sold to National Railway Equipment Co in October 2006. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/SD45/reference.htm#5321, http://www.trainweb.org/wisrail/wcroster.htm and http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LocoNotes/message/65060)
Photo Date:  7/7/1986  Upload Date: 5/24/2012 2:20:09 AM
Location:  Farwell, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  ATSF 5321(SD45u)
Views:  271   Comments: 2
ATSF 8146
Title:  ATSF 8146
Description:  ATSF 8146 FARWELL TX July 7 1986 -- Santa Fe C30-7 awaits work. A few days later I shot this lashup west of Mountainaire NM GE built the 8146 (s/n 43573) as an RCE Locotrol master in June 1981 and delivered it in yellow warbonnet. As part of the proposed merger of Santa Fe and Southern Pacific it was painted in SPSF red and yellow warbonnet sometime between July 31 1985 and July 7 1986. It was retired in SPSF paint, leased to GE in December 1989 and was placed in the GECX lease fleet. It was leased by Union Pacific between Feb 20 1990 and March 4 1990 and carried the number UPL 8146. It was later leased by BNSF, patched and renumbered to BNSF 5189 while still in SPSF paint. It is listed as being Laid up pending disposition at Pasco WA in April 1999. A Gene Crossett photo shows it in West Burlington IL and reports it went to National Railway Equipment Co in June 2002. It is also listed on the April 19 2012 Minnesota Commercial Motive Power roster as No (MNNR) 56. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/all-time%20diesel%20roster/pwr8000.htm, http://utahrails.net/articles/up-leased-locos.php, http://www.thedieselshop.us/MinnComm.HTML, http://www.locophotos.com/Search.php?SearchCity=West%20Burlington&Search=Search)
Photo Date:  7/7/1986  Upload Date: 5/26/2012 11:47:06 PM
Location:  Farwell, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 8146(C30-7)
Views:  302   Comments: 1
ATSF 8065
Title:  ATSF 8065
Description:  AMARILLO TX Sept 24 1988 -- Santa Fe C30-7 8065 is serviced and ready to go on the next available train. GE built the 8065 (s/n 42376) in April 1979 and delivered it in yellow warbonnet. From Santa Fe rails it had2 a convoluted history. For further details see http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/C30-7/reference.htm#8065, and http://utahrails.net/up/up-1999-07-changes.php, http://utahrails.net/all-time/all-time-07.php and http://www.thedieselshop.us/ATSF-Brazil.HTML)
Photo Date:  9/24/1988  Upload Date: 5/28/2012 10:30:00 PM
Location:  Amarillo, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  ATSF 8065(C30-7)
Views:  223   Comments: 1
ATSF 2838
Title:  ATSF 2838
Description:  FARWELL TX Oct 8 1988 -- Santa Fe GP35u 2838 handles a local freight near the Texas-New Mexico border. EMD built the 2838 in May 1964 as ATSF 1338 (b/n 28735) and delivered it in blue with yellow ends. It became 3338 during the general renumbering and was repainted to yellow warbonnet after mid-June 1972. It was rebuilt to a GP35u and renumbered to 2838 in September 1983. It was renumbered SPSF 3595 between July 31 1985 and July 24 1986 but was not repainted to red-yellow. It was again renumbered to ATSF 2838 before the time of this picture. Upon creation of the BNSF it was patched and renumbered BNSF 2538. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/GP35/reference.htm#2838)
Photo Date:  10/8/1988  Upload Date: 5/28/2012 10:33:34 PM
Location:  Farwell, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 2838(GP35u)
Views:  283   Comments: 1
ATSF 5017
Title:  ATSF 5017
Description:  HEREFORD TX Oct 8 1988 -- Santa Fe SD40u 5017 hauls a TOFC train westbound on the north end of town. EMD built the 5017 as ATSF 1717 (s/n 32053) and delivered it blue with yellow ends. In became ATSF 5017 during the 1969-1970 general renumbering and was repainted to yellow warbonnet. In December 1980 the San Bernardino CA shops rebuilt it into an SD40u. It was transferred to BNSF on Sept 22 1995. On Oct 3 1998 it was patched and renumbered 6315. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/SD40/reference.htm#5017 and
Photo Date:  10/8/1988  Upload Date: 5/30/2012 11:46:27 PM
Location:  Hereford, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 5017(SD40u)
Views:  304   Comments: 2
ATSF 5824
Title:  ATSF 5824
Description:  UMBARGER TX Oct 8 1988 -- Santa Fe SD45-2u 5824, SD45-2B 5514 and C30-7 8112 lead a TOFC train on the journey west to Clovis NM for refueling and a new crew. EMD built the 5824 in May 1972 as ATSF 5632 (s/n 7391-8) in blue with yellow ends. After Aug 26 1972 it was repainted blue with yellow warbonnet. In July 1986 it was rebuilt at the San Bernardino CA shops to an SD45-2u, renumbered 7224 and repainted in proposed Southern Pacific-Santa Fe red and yellow merger paint. After the merger was rejected it was renumbered 5824 and, before January 1991, it was repainted yellow warbonnet. In April 1994 it underwent maintenance at Morrison-Knudsen. It was transferred to BNSF on Sept 22 1995. On Feb 1 2000 it was patched and renumbered BNSF 6474. (Roster information from http://atsfrr.net/resources/CrossetGene/master_diesel_roster/SD45-2/reference.htm#5824 and http://www.trainweb.org/emdloco/7391.htm)
Photo Date:  10/8/1988  Upload Date: 5/30/2012 11:42:46 PM
Location:  Umbarger, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 5824(SD45-2u) ATSF 5514(SD45-2B) ATSF 8112(C30-7)
Views:  374   Comments: 1
BN 2151
Title:  BN 2151
Description:  AMARILLO TX Oct 8 1988 -- Burlington Northern GP38-2 2151 awaits an assignment. END built the unit as Fort Worth & Denver 2151 (b/n 796299-2) in June 1980. Note different color rectangular patch above the front of the lead truck where the letters FW&D have been painted over. It became BNSF 2372 on Dec 2 1999 and was repainted to BNSF heritage paint on Sept 13 2000. (Roster information from http://archive.trainpix.com/BN/EMDORIG/GP38-2/INDEX.HTM, http://www.trainpix.com/BN/EMDORIG/GP38-2/2151.HTM, http://www.thedieselshop.us/BNSF.HTML and http://www.locophotos.com/PhotoDetails.php?PhotoID=17033)
Photo Date:  10/8/1988  Upload Date: 6/6/2012 11:15:06 PM
Location:  Amarillo, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 2151(GP38-2)
Views:  405   Comments: 2
LMX 8507
Title:  LMX 8507
Description:  AMARILLO TX Oct 8 1988 -- Locomotive Management Services B39-8E LMX 8507 (s/n 45416) leads a mixed freight on the former Fort Worth & Denver. It later became RLCX 8507 and then NREX 8507. (Roster information from http://www.american-rails.com/ge-b39-8.html, http://thedieselshop.us/GE_Dash8B.HTML, http://myweb.msoe.edu/~westr/LMXB39-8E.htm and http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/locoPicture.aspx?id=12867)
Photo Date:  10/8/1988  Upload Date: 6/6/2012 11:14:15 PM
Location:  Amarillo, TX
Author:  Charles Stookey
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  LMX 8507(B39-8E)
Views:  247   Comments: 2


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