Northbound KCS train Mauriceville
Severe Thunderstorms at 10:35a blew 5 railcars and 11 40' containers over the side of the Huey P. Long Bridge. Railcars and containers fell about 60-70 feet to the ground.
There is one railcar th... (more)
The City of New Orleans ducks under a highway leaving an old tower in its dust. I wish I remembered where exactly I took this now.
The 1700 series baggage car that never was? Former Amtrak 7601 was a Clocker Coach that apparently started to undergo conversion into a 1700 series baggage car but was never completed. None of t... (more)
Westbound KCS manifest Waverly, LA
Southbound KCS manifest train approaching Shoreline siding KCS Heavener Sub
A summer '76 vacation in search of BiCenntennial locomotives found KCS's version among my least favorites none the less unusual to say the least. I believe they had a couple painted in similar pai... (more)
There have been some ROW and track improvements since my last visit a couple of years ago. One time I was fortunate enough to see a "train" consisting of a locomotive and a single grain... (more)
UP manifest departing for Dallas TX with a KCS leader
Starting the daily run to McNeil across the newly prepared soil where the local authorities hope industry will grow. Ex-CR now owned by LTEX leased to Patriot Rail and looking great.
Westbound BNSF manifest descending west approach to Huey P Long bridge crossing MS River
In the days before the Meridian-Shreveport line became the KCS 'Speedway', a westbound ICG freight rocks-and-rolls along the then lightly-trafficked line at Monroe.
Worried my lens would fog due to the etreme humidity took this grab shot at first light in the small town of Haughton, LA a few miles east of Shreveport