Skip to main content

Image / Santa Fe's Railway's newest diesel train completing a test run, Los Angeles, ...

Have a question about this item?

Item information. View source record on contributor's website.

Santa Fe's Railway's newest diesel train completing a test run, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
September 13, 1935
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
This photograph appears with the article, “NEW SPEED ENGINE HERE: Santa Fe Tests Latest Marvel Rail Officials Pleased With Giant Diesel Locomotive’s Run From Chicago,” Los Angeles Times, 13 Sep. 1935: 6.
Handwritten on negative: Santa Fe desiel [sic] train, 9-13-35.
Text on negative sleeve: 2060-New Santa Fe Desiel [sic] Train, JA Burke, engineer, 9-13-35, [Stamped:] Sep 18 1935.
Newspaper caption: The latest in railroad power—the Santa Fe Railway’s Diesel-powered locomotive, the Super-Chief—pulled to a stop in the Los Angeles yard of the railroad yesterday after completing a test run from Chicago. Inside of its sleek sides are four Diesel motors with a combined horsepower rating of 3600. The return trip will be made in a few days, officials said.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Railroad trains--American--California--Los Angeles
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

About the collections in Calisphere

Learn more about the collections in Calisphere. View our statement on digital primary resources.

Copyright, permissions, and use

If you're wondering about permissions and what you can do with this item, a good starting point is the "rights information" on this page. See our terms of use for more tips.

Share your story

Has Calisphere helped you advance your research, complete a project, or find something meaningful? We'd love to hear about it; please send us a message.

Explore related content on Calisphere: