Warbonnets at Barstow
The Santa Fe "Warbonnet" is Arguably the most iconic paint scheme in American railroad history. In this scene, Alco and and EMD locomotives await their next assignment at the Barstow, California engine house in the early 1960s. Their freight counterpart, painted in blue and yellow, sits along side them.
Print size: 27 inches wide x 14 inches high
Limited edition, signed and numbered print
Peter A. Lerro Jr.
Illustrator and Graphic Designer
As a boy growing up in the Philadelphia suburbs, Pete fell in love with the many trains, trolley cars, subways and buses he saw transporting residents and commuters around the city. Spending hours drawing and coloring these scenes was a daily occurrence and eventually became the passion that he wanted to pursue as a professional.
Perfecting his creative, design, production and illustration skills, Pete worked for various advertising agencies in the Philadelphia and Northern Virginia region. As an illustrator, Pete’s railroad reproductions are distributed worldwide and presently feature Northeast Railroads, traction and transit. He is currently working on commissioned paintings portraying other roads across the United States, including an exclusive painting and limited edition print for Scientific Models featuring the Keddie Roundhouse.