Red River & Gulf Locomotive 400 Baldwin 4-6-0 sits in the same spot as she sat on Dec 9th, 1952 when they let her fire die for the last time. It was used on the RR&G and also the Crowley Lumber Co... (more)
Interesting mixture of power at KCS yard in Shreveport
Arkansas Louisiana & Missouri SW9 12 switches cars to make up a train in Bastrop, Louisiana, on June 1st, 1983. This engine was built for the AL&M by EMD in January 1952, and would eventually end... (more)
I forget where exactly this was now, but it was cool to see an Amtrak E unit in Phase II paint. While visiting a friend, he told me of a dead line of equipment that included this engine and of co... (more)
ALM 1816 travels Long-Hood Forward, as it pulls its train South into Bastrop, LA.
KCS southbound freight heading to New Orleans with two UP rejects in control.
KCS Martin Lake coal empty northbound.
ALM departing KCS Monroe yard returning to ALM railroad with interchange traffic
A then common trio of KCS EMDs leads an eastbound across the Speedway as it approaches Waverly, La.
One of the last former MidSouth GP10s to make a final stand on KCS was the 1081 which is seen teaming up with a KCS GP40-2 on a local job while drilling cars in Monroe, La.
A westbound KCS manifest is seen bearing down on the the east side of Monroe, La. with a leased ex SSW SD45T-2 leading which was a welcome sight to my lens.
A mix of lease power could be found across the KCS system during 2004 and 2005, one such mix of power is seen on a westbound manifest as it crosses Bayou Crew in Crew Lake, La. on KCS's Speedway.
KCS 616 leads two other rebuilt EMDs as it leads a westbound manifest through Monroe, La.
Louisiana Southern now possesses the part of what was the Louisiana & Arkansas. The line is worked by a number of former GP35s, SP veterans, deturbo'd and otherwise upgraded. I've always been a ... (more)