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Ernest S. Marsh (January 10, 1903 – October 9, 1975) was president of the Santa Fe Railway system from 1957 through 1966.


  • Engine No. 4 of the Disneyland Railroad is named "Ernest S. Marsh", it began service there on July 25, 1959.
  • METX 100, an EMD F40PH locomotive owned and operated by Metra is also named the Ernest Marsh. It entered service with Metra in 1977 and was the first F40PH to be delivered into their fleet. It currently serves Metra's routes out of Chicago Union Station. Marsh was on the board of directors with the Regional Transportation Authority which oversees the operations of Metra.


Preceded by
Fred Gurley
President of Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway
1957 – 1966
Succeeded by
John Shedd Reed