Long live the Sanfa Fe!  Contributor's Pick!       
A pair of former AT&SF SD60Ms in Warbonnet paint switch tank cars at a foam plant on the Kimberly Industrial Lead in Fullerton. It took a lot of self disciplinary to not photo shop off the few BNSF markings that are on these units. #149 looks pretty good as it sits, and a little cloning on the "B" end of #104 with a swipe under the window would have just about done it.
Date: 2/8/2010 Location: Fullerton, CA   Map Show Fullerton on a rail map Views: 1764 Collection Of:   El Roco Photography
Locomotives: BNSF 149(GP60M)    Author:  El Roco Photography
Long live the Sanfa Fe!
Picture Categories: Track,Action This picture is part of album:  The Kimberly Industrial Lead
User Comments
Name Type Comments Date
Atlanta Rails General Very nice catch! Great to see these in such pristine condition, even if on a switch job. 2/24/2010 12:29:28 AM
El Roco Photography General ____Their utility on bumpy old industrial leads with jointed rails and sharp turnouts is what will keep them away from the scrapper's torch for now. 2/24/2010 1:28:02 AM
Southern Railroad General These things are only like 20 years old. but at the same time Fast intermodal service has historically been hell on any engines used for that purpose. So no suprise here that they have been demoted to switchers. they probabally arent great switchers at that. i would suspect that they are slow to load. 2/25/2010 3:05:41 PM
Matt Liverani General It would be great to see one of these beauties go to a museum... 5/12/2010 12:13:18 AM
George Sillett General Great catch! 5/17/2010 9:08:40 AM
G Gerard General Great photo 8/1/2010 3:54:30 PM
El Roco Photography General Thanks for the comments! 8/1/2010 5:15:37 PM
Ruben Trevino General i love it!!! nice catch 10/27/2010 8:38:24 PM
Ruben Trevino General i love it!!! nice catch 10/27/2010 8:38:58 PM
David Nutter General Nice shot 11/4/2010 3:21:56 PM
John Danielson General Excellent shot and catch! 11/13/2010 2:38:09 PM
Justin Sandlin General NICE CATCH! Love the GP60M! 1/10/2011 10:28:17 AM
Dennis Weber General Nice Catch & Shot. 2/21/2011 9:55:43 AM
El Roco Photography General Thanks everybody for taking a look and leaving a comment. 2/21/2011 11:38:51 PM
Victor Butts General Great shot and catch!!! RRPA homepage pic 9-4-2011 9/4/2011 5:41:27 PM
El Roco Photography General It will be awhile before these end up in a museum. BNSF is still using them on this spur for switching and they are slowly being repainted into the orange and black color scheme. Thanks for the comments. 9/4/2011 5:55:06 PM
David Stewart General good catch and nice shot! 9/5/2011 6:01:39 PM
Tony Held General Is this 2010 or 1990? Nice catch, man. 12/22/2011 3:44:00 PM
A.J. Gonfiantini General Very nice warbonnet GP60M 1/5/2012 9:54:12 AM
El Roco Photography General Thanks for the comments! 1/5/2012 1:50:32 PM
Steve Evers General Once the " Little Hot Rods " of the Santa Fe ! At least they're avoiding the scrapper's torch ! 4/18/2012 7:20:18 PM
Mike Maskel General GREAT SHOT 11/12/2012 12:15:19 AM
Moss Miller General Great photo! 2/8/2013 1:54:13 PM
Roberto Alaniz General Outstanding photo! 4/14/2013 11:44:12 PM
Corey Taylor General A little infrmoration about BNSF 104... 104, Class GP60M, was built in July 1990, #886063-5, FN 886063-5, as AT&SF 104, Class 100. It became BNSF 104, Class GP60M, in May 2001.Information from http://donsdepot.donrossgroup.net./dr2839.htm 6/2/2013 10:42:56 AM
Fred Stuckmann General Great homepage shot. 6/6/2013 10:48:52 PM
William L. Smith General Terrific shot of a long lost paint scheme. Super catch! 10/9/2014 11:54:12 AM
El Roco Photography General Thanks William - seeing a combination like that is increasingly rare, as these are slowly being painted Orange . 10/9/2014 2:26:44 PM
Jacob Werling General Cool! Still in warbonnet paint! I wish I could see some of those! Great catch! 4/20/2015 8:19:05 AM
Daniel Hanna General Awesome shot & catch! Seen on RRPA homepage! 7/8/2015 9:46:42 AM
Richard Rasmussen General Santa Fe all the way!! 2/2/2016 4:30:02 PM
Ben Kranefeld General Very cool shot! Seen on homepage 9/5/2016 9:57:02 PM
Dave Crawford General Great shot on homepage! 11/8/2017 9:54:40 PM

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