Drawings from the Society’s archives and publications

Drawings of items to be modeled are very useful to the modeler.  Here are some representative samples of drawings from the Society’s archives to give you an idea of our holdings.  All of the folio drawings below come from the R. L. Crump/Priest Library held by the Temple Archives.  Click on the thumbnail to see the full-size drawing.

Motive Power.  In addition to engineering drawings of motive power, the Society has  some folio drawings of  diesel locomotives in use in the last decade of  the Santa Fe. In addition to a sketch, the folio has much useful information in the table below the drawing.

Folio drawing of ATSF C30-7 (8010 class) on September 1, 1989.
Folio drawing ATSF GP35u (2800 Class) September 1, 1989.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Folio drawing of ATSF SD45-2 (5705 class) on September 1, 1989.
Folio drawing ATSF 1126 class drones September 1, 1989.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rolling Stock.  The Society has a large collection of folio drawings of freight cars.  The folio dated March 27, 1980, contains 844 pages.  As with the folio drawings of motive power, the freight car folio has much useful information.

Way Cars.  The 1980 folio has eleven classes of way cars, three of which were bought new and the remainder are rebuilds of older way cars.

Folio drawing of Ce-2 class way cars dated August 3, 1970.
Folio drawing of Ce-11 class way cars dated July 15, 1981.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Box Cars.  There are 307 pages of boxcar folio drawings from Bx-61 to Bx-220 and from Fe-27 to Fe-40.  Only a small sample of the folio can be here at any one time.

Folio drawing of 40 foot boxcar class Bx-64 dated January 28, 1953.
Folio drawing of 40 foot boxcar class Bx-98 dated June 7, 1967.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Folio drawing of 60 foot boxcar class Bx-131 dated March 7, 1969.
Folio drawing of 50 foot boxcar class Bx-154 (rebuilt from Bx-79 class boxcars) dated October 20, 1972.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Folio drawing of 50 foot Bx-190 class boxcar (Rebuilt from Fe-35 class cars) dated July 20, 1979.
Folio drawing of 50 foot boxcar class Fe-32 dated July 6, 1981.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Covered Hopper Cars.  Covered hopper cars are second only to boxcars in numbers of cars on the roster after 1970.

Folio drawing of Ga-90 class 2893 cu. ft. three-bay covered hopper modified with Pneumatic Outlets and assigned to California Malting Company dated June 8, 1954.
Folio drawing of Ga-115 class 2000 cu. ft. Greenville-built two-bay covered hopper dated October 1, 1959.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Folio drawing of Ga-131 class 2900 cu. ft. ACF-built two-bay covered hopper modified with Sparger slurry outlet equipment for Sparger Service only dated October 20, 1975.
Folio drawing of Ga-158 class 4180 cu. ft. airslide covered hopper dated December 1, 1966.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flat Cars.  Flat cars have a wide range of configurations including standard general flat cars, wallboard and lumber cars, depressed center cars, TOFC/COFC flat cars, and auto racks.

Folio drawing of 89 ft. BL-2 class enclosed bi-level auto rack car dated December 1978.
Folio drawing of 42 foot Ft-6 class pulpwood car dated June 1, 1955.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Folio drawing of 89 ft. Ft-68 class TOFC car with traler hitches locatated to handle two 45′ trailers dated June 10, 1971.
Folio drawing of 60 foot Ft-T class flatcar dated March 18, 1940.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open Top Cars.  Open top cars include drop bottom gondolas, air dump cars, solid bottom gondolas, ballast cars, hopper cars, and ore cars.

Folio drawing of Ga-61 class 53 ft. gondola dated JFebruary 12, 1949.
Folio drawing of Ga-82 class 54 ft. gondola with temporary removable roof for handling steel) dated July 27, 1961.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Folio drawing of Ga-86 class 41 ft. three-bay hopper dated January 25, 1954.
Folio drawing of Ga-102 class 40 ft. drop-bottom gondola dated January 28, 1957.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Refrigerator Cars and Insulated Boxcars.  Both of these car types were given Rr classifications although the insulated box cars were later changed to the Bx classification series.  Unfortunately the folio does not include any ice bunker refrigerator cars only mechanical, or in Santa Fe parlance, mechanical temperature control (MTC) cars.

Folio drawing of Rr-75 class 50 ft. insulated box car dated December 10, 1962.
Folio drawing of Rr-87 class 61 ft. mechanical refrigerator car dated October 29, 1969.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tank Cars.  Santa Fe tank cars were not used in general revenue service but were most often found in company service. The oldest cars in the folio are tank cars dating to 1910.

Folio drawing of Tk-K class 40 ft. tank cars dated July 30, 1918.
Folio drawing of Tk-R class 48 ft. tank cars dated Pctober 15, 1974.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strucures.  Both archives have extensive collections of structure drawings.  Depots are most prominent, but all types of Santa Fe structures are included.  Here is a small sample.

Floor Plan of Barstow, California, depot. R. L. Crump/Priest Library, Temple Archives.
Plans for No. 2A combination depot dated February 1911.  This style depot  was built only on the Coast Lines.  R. L. Crump/Priest Library, Temple Archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plans of the new Lawrence depot dated January 1955.  R. L. Crump/Priest Library, Temple Archives.
Drawing of a standard scale house effective July 1951.  R. L. Crump/Priest Library, Temple Archives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drawing of a standard yard closet dated December 1930.  R. L. Crump/Priest Library, Temple Archives.
Drawing of standard brick bunk house dated July 1936.  R. L. Crump/Priest Library, Temple Archives.