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IMG2993SFC-03-69 by Joseph Petric Via Flick…

IMG2993SFC-03-69

IMG2993SFC-03-69 by Joseph Petric

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Westbound “San Francisco Chief” at Streator, Ill., March 1969.

3 Santa Fe Shots from Chicago’s Rooseve…

3 Santa Fe Shots from Chicago's Roosevelt Road Viaduct

3 Santa Fe Shots from Chicago’s Roosevelt Road Viaduct by Marty Bernard

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ATSF 34C with Train 2, The San Francisco Chief, on December 26, 1967.

Traveling through the Chihuahuan Desert near…

Traveling through the Chihuahuan Desert near La Lande, New Mexico, Roger Puta captured this scene from the cab of Santa Fe F7A #306-L ahead of Train #2, the eastbound “San Francisco Chief,” as it passes a freight train on August 27, 1967.

ATSF freight in siding at Caliente, Californi…

ATSF freight in siding at Caliente, California taken from cab of F7A 306 pulling Train #2 the San Francisco Chief. ReAr engine is chopped nose Alco #840 on August 26, 1967

ATSF freight in siding at Caliente, California taken from cab of F7A 306 pulling Train #2 the San Francisco Chief. ReAr engine is chopped nose Alco #840 on August 26, 1967 by Marty Bernard

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A Roger Puta photograph

Chicago, 21MAY’67

Chicago, 21MAY'67

Chicago, 21MAY’67

Santa Fe’s westbound #1 “San Francisco Chief” approaches 14th St. behind A-B-B set of F-units (17….), after it just departed Dearborn St. Station.

The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe’s …

The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe’s “San Francisco Chief” (Chicago – Amarillo – San Francisco), circa 1960.

Silver Penthouse on BN train #11 California Se…

Silver Penthouse on BN train #11 California Service
Union Station
Chicago, IL

9/5/1970

Western Pacific’s final w/b “Cal…

Western Pacific’s final w/b “California Zephyr” at Portola, CA on 3/22/70; trailing is dome-sleeper-obs “Silver Crescent.” Doug Wornom photo

“The evening of March 20, 1970 in Salt…

“The evening of March 20, 1970 in Salt Lake City, Utah: D&RGW #5761 has arrived with the westbound ‘California Zephyr’ and has cut off the train to be replaced by Western Pacific power. Two days later, the Western Pacific section would come to an end.” – Drew Jacksich

The “California Zephyr” is seen …

The “California Zephyr” is seen here traveling over the Western Pacific near Hearst, California in March, 1970, just prior to the train’s cancellation.  Drew Jacksich photo.