A unique blue engine leads a UP auto parts train to the GM plant in Arlington Texas
Pipe train westbound to Desert, NM.
Texas Eagle westbound
A loaded UP rock train from the new quarry near Hondo, TX heads east on the Sunset Route for the Houston area, passing the water tank of obvious railroad origin, now re-purposed to celebrate a sta... (more)
An SD40-2 leads 3 CF7's on a pipe train west of Brownwood, TX
A KCS manifest freight awaits its next action as a severe thunderstorm approaches.
This was a nice surprise!
The KCS office train was in town on this day when the Sunset Limited arrived.
The Amtrak Houston station sees some activity with the Sunset Limited in town during its scheduled 1 hour dwell.
The eastbound Sunset Limited notches up around a curve somewhere in west Texas. Today's train had an equipment substitution (Sleeper instead of Transdorm) which allowed this unique view.
Back in the early 1970s Missouri Pacific acquired 35 3000-hp U30C’s for service in the southern Illinois coal fields and worked them hard, giving them little attention and less maintenance. On Ja... (more)
A northbound Kansas City Southern freight crosses the Mission River at Refugio, Texas, on March 14, 2013.