UP detour Z-AILC ran by the KCS due to track work on the UP Mineola sub.
MK SD40M-2 leader on the KCS
Another TXU Martin Lake empty coal detour west bound to KCS Wylie TX with authority to Metro Jct to get on the BNSF Ft Worth sub. Eventually west out to Wichita Falls TX sub back to Wyoming.
BNSF #9246 SD70ACE & #6388 ES44AC run along the east side of Lake Lavon on KCS's Dallas sub a couple of hours before sunset.
Empty coal train out of Luminant's power plant in Monticello, TX. ... (more)
Two varieties of EMD's SD70 (an Ace & a Mac) pull 448 axles of freight & intermodal the last few miles to the yard in Wylie, TX. 101 refreshing degrees outside.
A pair of ACes pulls 104 cars the last few miles before their destination at the KCS yard in Wylie, TX.
BNSF power leads a military train headed to Ft Polk, LA eastbound over the Kansas City Southern. The train is seen rolling over the east side of Lake Lavon.
SD70MAC 3918 and SD70ACe 4018 pull 76 cars of mixed freight and a 5-pack of stacks the last few miles into Wylie yard.
KCS 4694 is on the point of the westbound MSHAL as it approaches Wylie Yard, crossing over Lake Lavon. Note the hot air balloon in the distance on the left.
An SD70Mac and an SD70Ace lead KCS's Atlanta to Dallas intermodal train over an inlet of Lake Lavon on a hot Sunday morning. Lake Lavon is a man-made lake and was finished in 1953. The KCS line,... (more)
The engineer is blowing the horn as a greeting. I talked to the crew before they left Wylie yard.
The 2nd unit is BNSF 7737 (an ES44DC). The water level of Lake Lavon is pretty low as well.
Taken on a "Train-ing" flight :)