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  • September 30, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,510 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Ken Edmier Photos by Ken Edmier and Tim Frederick GA-191 brake-end detail. Note horizontal brake beam and low-mounted brake cylinder. GA-191 End Detail & Assembly For the GA-191 class, the brake air tank is mounted on the left s...
  • November 14, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 883 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Looking northeast towards the Santa Fe depot from Hickox Street. - Photo is by the author. by Monte Perkins    In June of 1879 the Santa Fe began using the newly constructed Raton Tunnel. Beyond lay the important city of S...
  • November 13, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 782 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by the Prototype Modeler Staff All kit, part, and detail reviews published by Prototype Modeler are prepared by Staff and Contributing Editors. Reviews reflect the opinion of the individual reviewer; any comment or suggestions should be...
  • November 6, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 854 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    SP 653751 photographed in June, 1979, at San Luis Obispo, California, is identical to the Athearn car. The tack boards on the door and ends will have to be removed from the model, and the tack board put back in a lower position on the door. The ribs o...
  • November 1, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 2,644 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    An Advanced Modeling Project by John Porter The Santa Fe Bx-3 Class Box Car featured in this article together with the Ann Arbor box car from the October issue of Prototype Modeler.    This article is meant for the expe...
  • October 14, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 985 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    By Ed. E. Mercer ATSF No. 2773 (an EMD GP7) and combine No. 2623 make up the absolute minimum in mixed trains with just the combine and a single box car. The photo was taken at Shawnee, Oklahoma in the Summer of 1961. - Photo by Bruce W. Brown ...
  • September 22, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,509 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Several classes of the Santa Fe steel caboose of the so-called "steam era" are shown being switched in the Amarillo, TX, yards in the summer of 1955. Power for this switching movement is a 1674 Class 2-10-2. - Photo is by J. Howard Miller. ...
  • September 13, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,344 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    Santa Fe's RPO Number 75 as it appeared in the middle sixties. - Joe Shine collection. Walther's model of the ATSF RPO No. 75 built by Peter Singher. - Bill Messecar photo. by Joseph Shine Santa Fe 's RPO No. 75 in "shadow striping" in...
  • September 12, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 840 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Tom Balzen    In the July/August, 1976, issue of the Southwestern Prototype Modeler, there is a fine article on a Santa Fe Fe-28 Box Car. The car modeled is assigned to food service only. To compliment the Fe-28 articl...
  • September 2, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,451 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    This photo of Santa Fe's 3460, the "Blue Goose," was taken in Chicago on April 10, 1938. Skirting is still in place and the loco looks much as it was delivered. - Photo from the collection of Stan Kistler. by Lynn Aldrich   &nb...