PROTOTYPE INFORMATION – LOCATIONS

This section contains information on specific locations on the Santa Fe.  Click on icons to open documents.

California

 

Cajon Pass Operations - 1946 to 1956    Cajon Operations during World War 2: Modeling from Train Sheets     System Circular 231; Valley Division Freight Train Schedules - 1942 to 1944

Colorado

Colorado's Joint Line: Part 1 - The Steam Era

Illinois

   Corwith Yard   Track Plan for Dearborn Station and Coach Yard

Kansas

    Kansas Freight Consists - 1930-31   Argentine Diesel Facilities from Railwat Age magazine - 1954      M-130 in Burlingame Kansas

The two files below are a record of loco and caboose sightings, primarily in Kansas, by James Burke in 1948 & 1949.  Information is provided in both PDF and MS Excel formats.

    Locomotive and Waycar Sightings in Kansas - 1948-49 (PDF)   Locomotive and Waycar Sightings in Kansas - 1948-49 (Excel)

Kansas – Emporia

     Emporia Kansas Yard and Locomotive Facilities     Emporia Kansas Depot Area     Emporia Kansas Industry and Towers   Daily Emporia rail Activity - 1952

Emporia Train Identification circa 1952

The documents below are  train registers recording train movements through Emporia in August 1964.  Each file represents about one week of activity.

   Emporia Train Registers, August 1964 - Part 1   Emporia Train Registers, August 1964 - Part 2   Emporia Train Registers, August 1964 - Part 3   Emporia Train Registers, August 1964 - Part 4

Kansas – The Howard Branch:  Steve Sandifer has compiled extensive information on the Howard branch running from Emporia to Moline,  Kansas.  This is presented in the files below.  Information specific to modeling the Howard branch can be found elsewhere on this website.

     Howard Branch Part 1: Emporia to Utopia     Howard Branch Part 2: Eureka to Small   Howard Branch Part 3: Climax to Howard

     Howard Branch Part 4: Moline, Crusher, Virgil, Hilltop   Howard Branch Part 5: Consists, Locomotives and Operations     Climax, Kansas - 1945: Freight Setout and Pickup (PDF)   Climax, Kansas - 1945: Freight Setout and Pickup (Excel)

Oklahoma

Woodward, Oklahoma Tower

Texas

Santa Fe's Southern Division, Houston District     Photos of Snyder, Texas: 1972 - 1975     A Railfan Guide to the Texas Panhandle