Lattimore Materials Company switcher. Ex-ATSF.
The vastness of the west is one of a few things that will make a train appear small. This westbound is curving through Sanderson Canyon on the ex-SP Sunset Route, a case study on my opening state... (more)
Parked on a forlorn siding in rural Sanderson, TX sits a fine example of a former Southern Pacific fire car. Originally built in December 1942, it has had a long life and sits idle in southwest T... (more)
A westbound manifest freight traverses scenic Sanderson Canyon in remote (and aptly named) Sanderson, TX as it heads toward El Paso on the famed ex-SP Sunset Route. The lead locomotive is the cla... (more)
With former NYC 61 on the rear, a parlor/lounge/observation, The Texas Limited leaves Virginia Point, Texas, headed across the causeway to destination Galveston.
In Sept. 1989 some enterprising Houston businessmen began operating “The Texas Limited” about 4 days per week between Houston and Galveston on the SP. The following month, Oct. 14, 1989, the sout... (more)
A BNSF coal train for the Houston, TX area exits the siding at Harrold, TX after meeting a stack train. The small elevator in the background has a former MKT GP7 as a switcher.
Nice looking DPU on a Union Pacific unit oil train
An empty BNSF tactonite train from the Ferromex interchange at the Mexican border at Eagle Pass, TX heads for Minnesota for another load or pellets. The train is exercising trackage rights on UP'... (more)
Austin Western's 212 job heads east as lite power to collect its train at the rock yard at Seward/Liberty Hill, TX as it passes the restored depot at Bertram, TX.