Class Ce-6:


Twenty five years elapsed between the construction of the last standard cupola Santa Fe caboose and the purchase of the extended-vision Ce-6 class from the International Car Company. The five cars were delivered in 1974 in a slight variation of the standard caboose scheme. The steps and underbodies were black, and the yellow Santa Fe emblems were smaller than usual. By the time 999539 was photographed in 1988, it had been redone in the standard scheme. The spotless car was serving on the local that worked the branch from Rincon, NM down to Deming and up to Hurley, NM. Two years later, it was sold to Metal Processing Industries in Vinton, TX (on the Santa Fe north of El Paso) and presumably scrapped.

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