The Capital MetroRail proceeds up East Fourth Street in Downtown Austin on a hot Saturday afternoon. The service covers 32 miles of rail in the Austin area and carries commuters in and out of the ... (more)
An appropriate flower combination (Texas Bluebonnets and Indian Paint Brush) greet the Phase I Amtrak heritage unit on a beautiful spring evening.
Snow was a rarity in Central Texas in the winter of 1947, but so were steam locomotives on the Sunshine Special
which by this time had been dieselized. The abbreviated consist was indicative of ... (more)
After sleeping on the ground atop a bluff overlooking the tracks, I was warned by a distant whistle. I knew that I'd have to run down in order to have a chance at a photograph. I barely made it ... (more)
This was perhaps my most memorable photographic experience. The time was early morning. The location was remote, quiet and peaceful with the rustle of leaves, the ripple of water in the stre... (more)
Train No. 42 is eastbound for Houston powered by a
P-5 Pacific which whistles for the Webberville Road
crossing several miles out of Austin.
A Railserve DUAL LEAF genset built for the Trans-Gabon Railway in Africa catches some morning sun at the Austin Western Abbott Yard.
A MetroRail commuter train quietly glides through the Austin Western Abbott Yard, passing a new locomotive built by Railserve for the Trans-Gabon Railway.
With a rare consist, the Austin Western 241 Job heads west with a new Railserve DUAL LEAF locomotive built for the Trans-Gabon Railway. The genset will soon leave a US port aboard a ship destined ... (more)
A nice leader, in the form of a Ferromex, heads east through Austin, TX.
Railroad officials and First Responders work the derailment scene.