Looking good in fresh retro belle paint.
An old sand tower and the Super Dome make a nice backdrop for this P40 resting in the big easy.
The southbound Crescent's journey is almost over as the sinking sun starts to put on a show on this most scenic portion of the route.
Tiny road number on the side of the cab!
Sitting outside the shop
The combined L&N Pan-American (from Cincinnati), Piedmont Limited (a Southern-West Point run from New York, combined at Montgomery), and Gulf Wind (from Jacksonville, via SAL, added at Flomaton, A... (more)
504 is still in Phase IV paint and assigned to yard duties in New Orleans.
The City of New Orleans pulls out of its home terminal right on time. The departure out of the big easy isn't the most scenic, but a couple of iconic structures let you know you're in the right p... (more)
The Crescent races along Lake Pontchartrain on this scenic final stretch of a long journey.
This slide has been in my collection for many years, though I regrettably do not know the identity of the photographer. The scene is L&N’s old Canal Street station in the “Big Easy”—New Orleans. T... (more)
NOUPT was a holdover from pre-Amtrak days when multiple passenger carriers would share ownership of a terminal road in important cities.
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.
I didn't notice this until the Track Foreman pointed it out to me. He had to walk a 140 car train across this.