This page includes Santa Fe documents about passenger trains and equipment. Because Santa Fe passenger trains were heavily advertised, additional information can also be found in the section for “ATSF Documents – Advertising and Public Relations.”
PASSENGER TRAIN CONSISTS – Below are Santa Fe circulars describing consists for the different passenger trains. Click on date to see file for the date shown.
Passenger Circulars 1 & 2 – Instructions for Assignment of Reserved Space
“This circular shows details of operation, assignments of space, and arrangements for wiring unsold space, in all sleeping cars, parlor cars, cafe-observation cars, lounge cars, and chair cars in which space is assigned, operated on Santa Fe Lines.”
Circular 1 was first issued in 1939 and the document posted below has been updated to 1955. Circular 2 replaced Circular 1 in 1959. The posted document is updated to 1966.
Documents have been divided in to multiple parts to maintain manageable file sizes.