PTRA's Port 150 job crosses Brays Bayou as it heads toward North Yard.
A short petrochemical manifest heads north on UP's West Belt Subdivision near downtown Houston.
UP's Strang Sub is the remants of the Houston Belt & Terminal and hosts many railroads, including the BNSF. Train Y HOU1851 22 is seen here crossing Bray's Bayou on it's way from HB&T South Yard ... (more)
"AMTK 132, comply with Procedure XH at MP 373.26"
On Union Pacific rails, Procedure XH is issued for crossings "not working properly", which includes damaged gates. Here, Su... (more)
A set of KCS power leads a SB manifest through Eureka Jct.
A pair of Amtrak's workhorses lead the WB Sunset Limited through Eureka Jct. (Tower 13).
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)