The turn from Holbrook climbs its last grades as it nears the yard at the end of the line at the Snowflake paper mill.
GCRY 4960 and ATSF 3751 double-head northbound on their way to the south rim of the Grand Canyon as part of the Grand Canyon Limited. After chasing the two previous days, it was a welcome change ... (more)
ATSF 3751 trundles across the Arizona desert passing a lonely blooming cactus on its way westbound to Parker, AZ. It would be another late night for the train, its passengers, and the associated ... (more)
Only 3 miles out of Cadiz, ATSF 3751 sets off with the Grand Canyon Limited into a desert sunset at a blistering 15 MPH. It would be a long night for the train crew and their passengers on the sl... (more)
A UP steam crew member grinds away on one of 844's damaged wheels while another monitors engine status i the cab. While disappointed at the delays to 844's schedule, the opportunity to witness fi... (more)
UP 844 crawls up the lead toward the Georgetown Railroad, home of a temporary shop for the steam crew to fix the injured engine. This is the last place I ever thought I would see a steam engine, ... (more)
UP's E9s depart San Antonio for Houston on the famed Sunset Route. Photo taken on the restored Hays St. Bridge which now affords pedestrians and bicyclists a nice view of the San Antonio skyline ... (more)
UP's E9s pinch hit for the injured 844 as they cross the Guadalupe River in New Braunfels, TX. In just a minute, they will make a whistlestop at the local railroad museum. Only minutes after thi... (more)
A BNSF train bound for shortline Hondo Railway with loads of corn syrup and ethanol storms upgrade outside of the town of Hondo, only minutes from its final destination.
UP's ZLDYC sits in the siding at Yardborough waiting on at least three southbounds. The blooming wildflowers and the brand new SD70ACes are nice bonuses.
A KCS merchandise train heads for Demarus Yard after crossing the Red River. Its seen here passing a pair of parked UP freights in their yard near downtown.
A UP customer/civic leader special makes a rare visit to the Texas border town of Eagle Pass at the end of the rarely photographed Eagle Pass Subdivision. The E's don't get out like they used to,... (more)
A UP merchandise train comes to a temporary halt to allow another train to enter the yard as dozens of SD40-2s await the call to return to service.
A DPU on a UP stack train shoves its train past Dallas Union Station and the Reunion Square area.
Watco's power for the Port of San Antonio. I hope as the business grows, the quality improves.