After picking up pigs from a westbound BNSF Z train, KCS 2820 heads back to Dallas through fields covered with a very rare snowfall.
Two KCS GP22ECOs wait to hand off their string of pigs to a northbound BNSF Z train at Metro.
A KCS train of pigs off the BNSF departs Metro at sunset for Dallas.
Inside the cab of KCS GP22ECO No. 2810.
KCS 2810 West pulls forward to hand off pigs to a northbound BNSF Z train, the ZALTWSP.
As a southbound Z train holds on the main, the manifest going away from us prepares to head in at Metro.
A southbound BNSF Z train runs around a manifest at Metro.
A pair of ECO units with pigs from Dallas wait at Metro for a northbound BNSF Z train.
KCS and BNSF conductors manage their trains as the KCS prepares to hand off pigs to a BNSF Z train.
A westbound KCS pig train waits for a northbound BNSF Z train at Metro.
A northbound BNSF Z train makes its way through the green pastures of North Texas.
KCS 2810 idles just shy of the signal at Metro Junction.
Just after sunrise a BNSF local heads south for Ponder for a meet with a KC-bound Z train.
A KCS pig train out of Dallas approaches Metro Junction with loads for a northbound BNSF Z train.
Northbound BNSF grain empties pass the westernmost signal on KCS' Alliance Sub at Metro.