Conductor of UP 1798 South inspects the running gear of the repaired tank cars in his train as they move through the switches in the yard at Chico, TX.
Before departing the yard in Chico, TX, a UP engineer inspects the trucks on his SD40N. The train is bound for Ft. Worth with tank cars repaired at a Trinity Railcar facility just north of that sa... (more)
Nice to see the CNW 8646 escape the grasp of Chicago for now and make a visit to north Texas. Here it is seen leading a Wichita Kansas to Fort Worth train southbound through Chico Texas on its way... (more)
An engineer prepares his power to go retrieve a rock train bound for Shreveport, LA.
At sunset a string of power with an unpatched ex-Cotton Belt GP60 in the lead awaits the next loaded unit rock train bound for a cement plant.
The driver of a fuel truck from Suncoast Resources has just filled the diesel tanks of three GP60s at UP's small engine facility in Chico.
A pair of UP GP60s set out their empty unit train at the yard in the Hanson rock plant.
UP 1925 East, an empty unit train, backs into the Hanson rock plant at Chico for another load.
The conductor of UP 1920 South throws the switch to allow the power for today's rock train to enter the main of the (ex-Rock Island) Duncan Subdivision.
A northbound UP ballast train on the Duncan Sub waits for a track warrant to roll into Chico. Local rock quarrying operations have bleached the ground with limestone dust.