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)
A pair of MK rebuids lead an eastbound NOPB BS transfer out of NOPB's yard along the MS river in New Orleans near the French Quarter
Looks like this former SP veteran has a new prime mover. Today it is resting in the quietness of the former Louisiana & Arkansas shops, now mostly unused buildings.