RJC's 9008 is currently assigned to the Olive Branch, Mississippi area. February 19, 2017
Kansas City Southern's Tupelo-based local receives track authority to head onto BNSF's Birmingham Subdivision to pick up a cut of cars bound for Artesia, Mississippi and points west.
These NS pigs are always pretty short between Meridian and New Orleans, so getting up to track speed is no steep task at all. Here, he was doing all of 60mph coming into Purvis.
The drawbridge at Pascagoula is a wonderful place to catch X802 as it heads over the namesake Pascagoula River with 115 cars and multiple foreign units up front. At 7100 feet in length, this north... (more)
Having dropped off their cars for the Mississippi Export Railroad, M722 picks up a cut of empty sulfur tankers out of the interchange track in Pascagoula.
No need to guess what fallen flag railroad this GP50 was acquired from, none other than the Chicago & North Western by the presence of that nose mounted bell. The “Big Daddy” as it’s called is on... (more)
The typical pair of KCS SD70ACes' rest at the east end of High Oak Yard.
PRLX SD75M 238 stands at KCS's High Oak Yard on February 9, 2017. The SD75Ms are standing in for the KCS SD70MACs which are receiving updated electronics and new Mitsubishi inverter packs, that wo... (more)
KCS 4057 is in need of new paint... no that's no photoshop on the front of this engine. It looks more like someone took a red crayon or spray paint and filled in the letters.
I caught this SB pig headed through Hattiesburg this afternoon with a brand new Tier 4 unit trailing. Lumberton is one of my favorite curve shots on this line. The tracks really lean in and go d... (more)
Somewhere else in have a scenery shot of this. Here is the roster. They went everywhere in their second (third?) career but they are getting really hard to find these days.
Drone Shot of NS Local A87 as it heads east bound across the TomBigbee Waterway Bridge at Burnsville, MISS on the West End Memphis District.
The afternoon cleared up just in time for the Gulfport/Hattiesburg local to make its return trip through Perkinston by the MGCCC campus.