The blue hour has begun as BNSF 6137 waits near the KCS yard office for a crew to take the train south over Rich Mountain.
CP 9353 accelerates north out of the KCS Heavener Yard with an empty coal train.
There is not even a trace of exhaust as the engineer eases a northbound train of empties into motion at the north end of the Heavener yard.
A DPU on a very long southbound train.
KCS GEVO No. 4846 is one of three DPUs on a loaded coal train parked on the main line at Heavener, OK. 4846 recently arrived on the property from GE. The three big units will help this coal load o... (more)
KCS GEVO No. 4854 arrives at the Heavener main line fuel racks at dusk. The unit is virtually new--and looks it.
At dusk, KCS GEVO No. 4854 pulls up next to TFM SD70MAC No. 1633 at the Heavener fuel rack. 4854, a new ES44AC, has just cut off from its northbound manifest, and the crew is still in the cab.
HEAVENER OK Sept 1977 -- KCS SD 40 619 and heads south with a mixed freight.
The Fort Smith dodger backs past a Belle SD70ACe being used in yard service in the warm afternoon light.
At dusk, new GEVO No. 4854 idles at the fuel racks with other big power.
KCS 4708 north is past by CP 9353 north with an oil train.
The blue flags are out as a crew prepares a colorful lash-up to head south with a loaded coal train over the KCS's Rich Mountain.
South bound KCS manifest train using Walden branch out of Heavener yard to make a setout