Archived Rolling Stock Photos

The rolling stock pictured here are of historical significance or are somewhat unusual.  For full rolling stock coverage, see the Society’s rolling stock series.

Passenger Cars.

Interior dining room of ATSF 1481 (diner) at Topeka on March 31, 1965 after having its kitchen and pantry modified.  ATSF photo, Lee Clerico collection, Temple Archives.
ATSF 1481 (diner) is outside the Topeka Shops on March 31, 1965 after having its kitchen and pantry modified. This was the last diner through the Topeka shops.  ATSF photo, Lee Clerico collection, Temple Archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Galley of ATSF 1481 (diner) at Topeka on March 31, 1965 after having its kitchen and pantry modified.  ATSF photo, Lee Clerico collection, Temple Archives

 

ATSF 2600 a mixed train Coach Baggage-Caboose is at Topeka on June 7, 1938.  Unknown photographer, Lee Clerico collection, Temple Archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 1981 (Horse Express) at the Cleburne, Texas, shops in November 1961.  John McCall photo, Temple Archives.
ATSF 3337 (Prisoner Transport Car) at Topeka on August 27, 1935.  Lee Clerico collection, Temple Archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 1453 (Dining Car in shadow line paint) at Topeka on April 4, 1948.  Lee Clerico collection, Temple Archives.
ATSF 1516 (Cafe-Lounge) at Topeka circa 1939.  Lee Clerico collection, Temple Archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pulman Vaqueros (12-1 sleeping car) in Santa Fe service.
Pullman El Narvaez (10 Sec-observation) built for the California Limited and de-Luxe in 1913.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pullman Silver City (3-2 lounge-opservation built in 1924 for the California Limited).
Pullman Cimarron Valley (6-6-4 sleeping car when new in 1941).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Freight Cars.  

Unque to Santa Fe were the panel sided boxcars of the Bx-3 and Bx-6 classes. Shown here is a Bx-3 built by ACF in March 1923.  ACF photo, Temple Archives.
ATSF 8700 is an Fe-27 class 50 ft. 50 ton double door auto boxcar built by Mt. Vernon Car Division of Pressed Steel Car Commpany in March 1948.  Temple Archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 500112 is an Fe-40 class  50 ft. 73 ton auto boxcar built by Santa Fe’s Topeka shops in January 1969.Temple Archives.
ATSF 138082 (Bx-27) New in April 1937.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 274199 (Bx-48) newly built at Pullman-Standard in Michigan City, Indiana, on October 22, 1948.
ATSF 14814 (Bx-81) new at Topeka Shops in May 1960.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 36350 (Bx-Z) newly built at Haskel and Baker in Michigan City, Indiana in 1915.
ATSF 92560 is one of 150 Ft-2 class pulpwood cars rebuilt from Ga-46 class gondolas at Albuquerque in September 1953.Temple Archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 84022 (Ft-41 class triple deck autorack) circa 1966. Whithead and Kales built the rack.  ATSF photo, Temple Archives.
ATSF 89594 (GA-Q class Hart convertible Gondola) when new in 1902.  Temple Archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 169099 (GA-26 class drop bottom gondola) in 1930.  Temple Archives.
ATSF 7400 (GA-208 class) at an unknown location circa 1980. This was a expiramental aluminum gondola.  J. Harvey Koehn photo, Cleric collection, Temple Archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 91965 (Ft-U) at General American Plant in East Chicago, Indiania, in April 1941.
ATSF 170600 (Ga-20 drop bottom gondola) at Standard Steel plant in Butler, PA in June 1029.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 57143 (Sk-K drop bottom stock car with top loading hatches) at ACF plant when new in 1907.  Temple Archives.
ATSF 60155 (Sk-T class stock car) when new in 1929.  Temple Archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 100943 (Tk-M riveted tank car) when new in 1942 at GATC plant in Sharon, Pennsylvania. GATC photo, Temple Archives.
ATSF 98128 (Tk-M tank car for weed spraying) with experimental safety appliance in 1982 at Topeka.  ATSF photo, Temple Archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 101113 (Tk-N welded tank car for diesel fuel) when new in 1949.  GATC photo, Temple Archives.
SFRD 24833 (RR-7 class refrigerator car) in Chicago in 1928.  ATSF photo, Temple Archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SFRD 34163 (RR-21 class refrigerator car) in 1937.  ATSF photo, Temple Archives.
One of five class Rr-99 mechanical refrigerator cars at Topeka in October 1965.  ATSF photo, Temple Archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 19938 (Bx-11) after undergoing general repairs and modifications at Cleburne, Texas, on August 25, 1959.
ATSF 142410 (Bx-37) newly built at Pullman-Standard in Michigan City, Indiana, on May 21, 1941.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Builders photo of ATSF 12417 (Bx-70) at the ACF plant in July 1956.
ATSF 620455 (Bx-132) new at Topeka Shops on September 12, 1968.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 10135 (Fe-24 class express boxcar) at the Pullman plant in Michigan City, Indiana, on December 23, 1941.
ATSF 66201 (Fe-U single sheathed box car) at Pressed Steel Car Co. Hegewisch, Illinois, in February 1930.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 91126 (Ft-T) at the General American Plant in East Chicago, Indiana, in September 1940.
ATSF 88994 (Ft-21) at the General American Plant in East Chicago, Indiana, in July 1961.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 88501 (Ga-16 ballast hopper car) at Pressed Steel Car Co. plant in Hegewisch, Illinois, in August 1927.
ATSF 71146 (Ga-85 class sulphur gondola) at Topeka in August 1952.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nearly new ATSF 301661 (Ga-134) at Cassoday, Kansas, in 1963.  Lee Clerico photo, Temple Archives.
SFRD 5009 (Rr-17) at an unknown location circa 1960.  Lee Clerico photo, Temple Archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SFRD 36111 (Rr-29 class refrigerator car) at General American Car Co. plant in East Chicago, Indiana, in May 1940.
SFRC 1700 (Rr-71 class mechanical refrigerator car) at Topeka on January 2, 1962.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 68504 (Sk-M class double-deck stock car) at the Pullman plant in Michigan City, Indiana, on April 14, 1916.
ATSF 98137 (Tk-O class diesel fuel tank car) at General American plant in Sharon, Pennsylvania, in April 1953.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SFRD 7359 (Rr-38 class refrigerator car) at Consolidated Steel’s Los Angeles plant in August 1945.
ATSF 28001 (Sk-5 class single deck stock car) converted from Bx-3 and Bx-6 box cars at Cleburne Shops in October 1952.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maintenance of Way and Company Service Cars.

A Santa Fe ditcher is working south of the White Lakes golf course near Topeka, Kansas, on July 27, 1929. Ray Hilner photo, Lee Clerico collection, Temple Archives.
ATSF 199906 (Weed burner rebuilt from steam locomotive) is outside the Topeka Shops in 1929. ATSF photo, Lee Clerico collection, Temple Archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 29 (Dynometer Car) at Topeka on July 15, 1947. Ray Hilner photo, Lee Clerico collection, Temple Archives.
ATSF 193507 (B&B timekeepers car) at Matfield Green, Kansas, in 1963.  Lee Clerico photo Temple Archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 198792 (Argentine Derrick after conversion to diesel power) with boom car ATSF 191558 at Argentine on December 7, 1968.  Unknown photographer, Lee Clerico collection, Temple Archives.
ATSF 199247 (Jordan spreader built in 1957) is at Dodge City, Kansas, circa 1960.  Lee Clerico photo Temple Archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 199793 (Newton diesel powered derrick) at Newton on April 10, 1978.  J. R. Quinn photo.
ATSF 199353, 199920 (wedge plow, support car) at Little River, Kansas, on March 5, 1967.  Lee Clerico photo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 199148 (MOW Car) at Winfield, Kansas, on May 5, 1963.  Lee Clerico photo.
ATSF 199775 (bridge erection derrick) at Topeka on April 29, 1934.  Ray Hilner photo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATSF 3646 (GP39-2) is pushing a Jordan spreader at work east of Pritchet, CO, on October 25, 1983.  David Stevenson photo.
ATSF 199905 (weed Sprayer Car) at Topeka on August 8, 1948.  Ray Hilner photo.