This diminutive SW1, built in May 1940, was on its last legs (and seventy years old) when this picture was taken in late 2010. This switcher has been replaced by an ex-MP unit. This unit was o... (more)
The "Haynesville Shale" gas drilling boom hit Mansfield, Louisiana in 2009. By mid-2010, daily aggregates trains were delivering various aggregates to two aggregates delivery points in Mansfield... (more)
The Louisiana Steam Train Association yard in Jefferson (West of New Orleans) Houses some interesting equipment. Before becoming under ownership of the Bisso Towboat Co, The locomotive was built b... (more)
Snow is unusual in Northwest Louisiana - and whatever snow falls usually melts very quickly. On February 5, 2011, Shreveport had a rare day where snow fell, the sky cleared, and the snow did not... (more)
LNW 55 and 53 are tied up at the LNW shops in Gibsland, Louisiana. This crisp paint scheme is now a thing of the past.
A UP stack train heads into New Orleans over the massive Huey P Long Bridge.
NOPB 1001 sits in the Public Belt yard and roundhouse in Uptown New Orleans.
The Port of Shreveport owns two Baldwin RS4TC switchers. These switchers, numbered 3001 (ex USA 3001, ex USA 1269) and 4021 (ex Army) are operated cab first and in tandem nose to nose. The Por... (more)
Louisiana & Northwest train southbound at Homer, LA led by GP9 #51 in October 1990.
NS power sits in the fueling racks in NOLA
TFM 1623 seems to have borne the brunt of the damage from a low speed, head on collision that occurred on the Union Pacific "Rabbit Line" in Keithville, Louisiana (12/30/13). A siding switch was... (more)
An interesting sky greets the Sunset Limited at Lake Charles on this evening.