Railroad retirees gather in Oklahoma City, enjoy decades-long friendships
Men who worked for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway before it merged still get together to reminisce about their hard work and the friendships they forged in Oklahoma City’s rail yards.
BY PETER WRIGHT •
Published: March 18, 2012
At the Oklahoma Railway Museum is a bright red 1962 locomotive with a yellow and black Santa Fe logo stretched across the front. It doesn’t run, stripped of essential equipment when the Atchinson, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway halted its final train more than 16 years ago.