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Santa Fe Railroad French Toast: Classic of an Era


Last updated 1/18/2007 at Noon

My father was a railroad engineer for the Santa Fe Railroad, known at that time as the Atchinson, Topeka and the Santa Fe (ATSF). Today ATSF is blended into the Burlington Northern and almost nothing exists that was from that time – except for some of us who have train travel memories.

I count it as a blessing that I cannot count the number of times I traveled from the Midwest to California on the Super Chief, the Chief or the El Capitan. This was when the train actually stopped at stations and the passengers disembarked. A favorite stop was Albuquerque in central New Mexico. We arrived...

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