The 6000's are classified as SD40-2C's, a Missouri Pacific designation signifying their purchase for and use in coal service. Note the double sets of front head lights.
On a miserably hot late July day, a long Englewood Yard (Houston), TX to El Paso, TX manifest train scoots down Union Pacific's Del Rio Subdivision through the downtown San Antonio area with a gen... (more)
UP's Hearne, TX to Eagle Pass, TX manifest rolls south down the ex-SP Giddings Sub toward the Ferromex interchange at the Mexican border.
GPapalooza as I call it. UP's Rockport Sub local accelerates south along S Presa St. with five GPs of various lineages including one of the few remaining unpatched Cotton Belt GP60s. The train i... (more)
UP 3974 making it way westward through Sanderson Canyon on manifest to El Paso, Texas
SP 4105, rebuilt GP20E, waits at El Paso for a new job
A westbound manifest accelerates up the hill just west of the siding at Shumla as highway US 90 parallels the tracks in this remote part of Texas.
UP 3974 soars above the Eagle Nest on former SP Sunset Route tracks. The old highway bridge is the original US 90 span, the new one of which I am standing on to get this image.