Why the Saginaw interlocker ain't the only nice spot in town.
Southbound train from Oklahoma City.
Ex-BN. In my humble opinion an SD40-2 belongs in the Smithsonian.
As a southbound BNSF grain train awaits a fresh crew at Lake Wanda, an intermodal hot-shot out of Alliance Yard is in the bottom of the giant sag as the dispatcher runs it around the grain load on... (more)
The southbound Heartland Flyer hustles through the deep sag at Lake Wanda.
Ash Grove cement train crossing the diamond
Amtrak No. 822 North crosses UP's Duncan Sub as it heads for Oklahoma City. In the background is the huge Gavilon Grain elevator.
BNSF GP39-2 No 2893 makes up a train at Saginaw Yard. Meanwhile, GP39-3s 2594 and 2593 wait to take a transfer to Alliance Yard.
KCS SD70MAC No. 3939 pushes on the rear of a unit sand train headed south into Saginaw Yard for a crew change. The KCS crew will hand off the train to BNSF here, who in turn will hand it off to Ft... (more)
Just before sun-up, BNSF 7925 South holds at the north end of Lake Wanda as an opposing stack train heads for Alliance Yard. 7925's conductor is on the ground to give the northbound a roll-by.
A UP local returning from Chico passes through Saginaw on its way to Ney Yard in Ft. Worth. In consist are tank cars repaired at a Trinity Industries shop just north of Saginaw.