Santa Fe Railway

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Voyageur Press, Nov 13, 1997 - Transportation - 128 pages
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A classic and colorful tribute to the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, the best-known railroad in the world. Beginning in 1860, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway quickly grew to become the premier transportation company in the US. Its hallmark was fast, high-quality freight and passenger service, including the famous Super Chief, El Capitan, and The Chief luxury passenger trains for those traveling between Los Angeles and Chicago. This book is filled with archive and color photos of the locomotives, trains and events of the Santa Fe Railway, from the 1950s through today.
 

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Another great installment into the MBI Railroad Color History series. As always a volume punctuated by excellent photographs which document nearly the entire history of this railroad which dared ... Read full review

Contents

Santa Fe and its Origins 19681900
11
Into the Twentieth Century 19001930
25
Depression War and Beyond 19301960
39
The Transition Years 19601990
53
A Super FinishSanta Fes Final Years 19901997
69
Passenger Trains if the Santa Fe A SERVICE UNPARALLELED IN US TRAVEL
85
Santa Fes Steam Fleet LOCOMOTIVES THAT MOVED ATSF TRAINS FROM 1868 TO 1957
99
Santa Fes Diesel Fleet FROM E1s TO SD75Ms
111
Appendix
127
Index
128
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About the author (1997)

Steve Glischinski was born in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1957 and has been interested in railroads since he was 10 years old. He began taking photographs of railroads in 1970, at the age of 13. Since that time, his photos of railroads in action have appeared in a number of books and numerous magazines, including Pacific Rail News, Passenger Train Journal, Progressive Railroading, Railfan & Railroad and Trains. His first magazine articles on railroading were published in 1982, and his by-line has appeared dozens of times, mainly in Trains Magazine, for whom he serves as a special correspondent. He is the author of numerous books on railroading, including such topics as the history of the Burlington Northern Railroad, Wisconsin Central, Milwaukee Road steam locomotive 261 and regional railroads.

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