We've been spotted by some folks in the rear of Amtrak's "American View" inspection car as Sunset Limited #2 rolls eastward through Belt Jct (technically South Belt Jct, CP H830) on its way to New... (more)
NS 3660, only a few months old at this point, leads a train of empty autoracks heading for border at Brownsville, TX. The train originated in Westfield, TX at UP's large Houston area auto facility... (more)
Running right on-time, Amtrak's westbound Sunset Limited rolls along UP's Houston Subdivision at Bissonnet on the west side of Houston.
A southern Pacific B30-7/SD40T-2 combo drifts through Englewood Yard in Houston, Texas.
Port 141 heads back to PTRA Manchester Yard utilizing trackage rights on UP's Strang Sub. MOW is replacing timbers on the swing bridge over Buffalo Bayou.
Until my friend told me about it earlier in the day, I had no idea the PTRA had a heritage locomotive. My luck was working overtime, as it ended up leading "Port 264", the last train of... (more)
The North Yard Car Shop leaves no doubt as to the owner, while the Port 181 job works the south end of the yard.
You don't see much of the Port Terminal Railroad Association, but it is a interesting railroad and despite the rumors, very friendly. Here we see the Port 150 running over the UP Strang Sub to PT... (more)
Houston is one of the least likely places for cars to roll out of sidings, but the FRA requires derails and rules are rules. Here, 84 cars of differing diameter pipe off the CSX at Salem, IL are ... (more)
Port 151 is running East on the West Main with the Houston skyline above the train.
Train Port 141 heads north on UP's Strang Subdivision, crossing Bray's Bayou on it's was to PTRA North Yard.
Not what I picture when I think of Houston, a Pine Bluff, AR to Baytown, TX manifest creeps along the beginning of 49 miles of yard limits that is the Baytown Sub.