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 - 1,019 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 - 904 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 - 981 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 - 2,856 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 - 1,076 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 - 2,141 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 - 1,479 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 - 948 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 - 1,610 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