Awaiting clearance into the small Taylor Yard (ex-MoPac), UP 8570 heads up an aggregates train from Western Railroad Co. in New Braunfels (my childhood home).
BNSF 6081 waits patiently for the two dpu helpers at the rear of its coal train to be fueled as a USAF C-17 practices touch-and-go landings at the Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport.
KCS 1917 holds down a work train, just off on the old Texas Mexican Ry. lead into Corpus Christi. The tracks from Robtown to the small ex-Texas Mexican yard in Corpus are jammed with inbound trai... (more)
All EMD consist westbound to Cresson yard. Will run light engines back to Hodge yard in Ft Worth TX a few hours later.
All tracks on the KCS lead into Corpus Christi are jammed on a sunny Sunday morning. Each of the 3 or 4 trains lined up on this eastern terminus of the old Texas Mexican Ry. (including this JB Hu... (more)
Having completed the days switching, TXR's two CF7's head toward the BNSF interchange with a handful of cars.
A northbound loaded vehicle train from KCSM interchange at the Mexican border at Laredo, TX heads toward San Antonio and beyond, seen here crossing the mostly dry Frio River.
A northbound loaded vehicle train from KCSM at the Mexican border at Laredo, TX heads toward San Antonio and beyond, seen here passing a great patch of wildflowers just south of Devine, TX.
The Kohler Job brings outbound cars into the BNSF Brownwood Yard for interchange.
Specially modified and painted equipment becomes a rolling classroom for area firefighters. This training progam focused on HAZMAT emergencies, railcar anatomy, capping kits, chlorine gas and leak... (more)