This 240 page book provides an in-depth look at the humble beginnings, development, and modifications to the many paint schemes worn by Santa Fe's diesel fleet, ranging from the first locomotives delivered in 1934 to the last SD75M to arrive on the property in 1995.
This book features many never-before-published images covering most types of Santa Fe motive power. Included are 274 color and 80 Black-and-White photographs, 76 renderings, three painting timelines, and image and drawing indices.
Contents:Introduction, pp. 6-8;Basic Black, Before the Zebra Stripes, pp. 9-11;Solid Sill Stripes, pp. 12-21;Tiger Stripes, pg. 22;Interim Stripes, Pre-Zebra, pp. 23-27;Zebra Stripes, pp. 28-63;Paint Designed for Speed, pp. 64-67;The Unmistakable Warbonnet, pp. 68-140;Pre-1960 Blue and Yellow Freight Schemes, pp 141-155;1960 Paint Redesign, Pinstripe, pp. 156-176;Warbonnets of a Different Color, the Yellowbonnet, pp. 177-217;Colorful Kodachromes, pp. 218-225;Bicenntennials, pp. 226-233;Colorful Case Studies, pp. 234-235;Paint Timelines, pp. 236-237;DuPont Paint Schemes, pg. 238;Image Index, pg. 239;Drawing Index, pg. 240.
Santa Fe Railway H&MS, spiral bound softcover, 240 pages, B&W and Color photographs, illustrations and plans. Printed on heavy, glossy paper stock.