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AT&SF Railway piggyback train symbols 971 and 991

AT&SF Railway piggyback train symbol 971

For many years the west side of the pass was single track with passing sidings. In 1980, the Santa Fe added a second main between Mountainair and Scholle. This is train 971 (Extra 5593 East) on October 30, 1977. Disk 61

AT&SF Railway piggyback train symbol 991

About an hour later I caught hot piggyback train 991 (Extra 8737 East). It was a slow morning to catch only two trains in the span of three hours.