Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
Needles, California
October 22, 1977

In this view looking west down the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe mainline at Needles, California we get some idea of the massive piping needed to deliver fuel to hungry locomotives. The passenger platforms (still used by Amtrak's Southwest Chief) are visible at the left.

This page posted 1/1/2019. Text and photo ©2019 Lamont Downs.