Yard job working at the north end. Looks like the KCS added AC to this engine. This is a first. Never seen an AC unit before on the SD40 fleet, or any GP engine.
Northbound empty rock
Approximately twenty minutes after departing Union Passenger Terminal, Amtrak's Crescent races across a diamond. The abandoned interlocking tower was the second I've seen in New Orleans.
A pair of KCS "Retro Belle" Gevos stick their nose out for a bit of headroom at KCS's yard in Shreveport.
IC's Panama Limited departs New Orleans for Chicago.
IC's Panama Ltd. stops at the Fontainbleau Hotel on the east side of New Orleans. This stop was carded as Carrolton Ave. 437PM..
A burned out SD40 sits at the shop waiting for work.
A Dayton, TX to CSX Gentilly Yard freight drops down the Eastward main as UP YAV97 26 utilizes the directional CTC on the Westward main, also heading East bound for NS Oliver Yard.
An SD40 passing an active tower in 2016, I dig it.
A Public Belt transfer with doublestacks and chemicals from CN passes East Bridge Tower heading to NOPB Cotton Warehouse Yard.
A busy bridge... NS lead UP YAV97 gets the signal at East Bridge while BNSF M DYTCSX1 26 pulls alongside under a waning gibbous moon.
With power representing both railroads, a Livonia, LA to Waycross, GA freight coasts down the east side of the Huey.
A local spots plastic pellet hoppers at the Governor Nicholls Street Wharf with the streetcar line and French Quarter in the background.