Nearing its turn-around point, the dinner excursion slows for its return to Ft. Myers.
Built as MILW 168 in 1967, just looking at the paint, that is heritage. Even some of her original 168 is showing through on the dynamic brake blister.
The morning line up on the east end of yard 5.
Patrons board as the ex- Long Island commuter unit sits on the point of the four car train. The SGLR 578, a GP10, provides the power on the other end.
The rolling dinner mystery theater snakes through Fort Myers' west side.
Under the wires, a rare "revenue" move of UP equipment comes off the IRM mainline and into station track two.
The UP family days special splits the C&NW style semaphores as it departs IRM.
UP's family day event, held at IRM, brought a three car passenger special lead by one of the two remaining C&NW original paint units on the UP. Sharing the station tracks is C&NW 411 and a three ... (more)
Leaning on the super elevated curve, another westbound crawls through the rocky terrain on the Sleigman Sub.
Crossing the bridge at 504.1, the 6741 has been on the property less than 9 months and leads another hot westbound train into Kingman.
The 5273 and two other dash 9's run elephant style out of Hackberry in the late evening sun.
Up and around the bend, these two DPUs push through Flagstaff.
Waiting for the next can of spray paint or the next assignment to safely carry a conductor...
The 7544 races her train west out of the canyon and past one waiting at West Valentine.
After some work at Willow Springs, the 7577 gets back on the move.