SP #8498 trailing a dead P30CH and an operating F40 has brought the Sunset into Lafayette 45 minutes early. This me a chance to shoot some photos and make an urgent run to a nearby drugstore
Two fisherman decide to take a break from trying to catch the big one so they can watch the eastbound Crescent Limited traverse Lake Pontchartrain.
Bound for New Orleans, the westbound Crescent Limited pounds the drawbridge on the world famous NS Lake Pontchartrain Bridge as Pelicans pay no mind to the passing train.
Former Southern Pacific 745 (now leased by the Louisiana Railway Heritage Trust to the Louisiana Steam Train Association) is about to enter the UP Avondale Yard, during its run home following its ... (more)
The returning motive power from the southbound train is pulling up the short incline beside the engine house to spend the night. That ICG-inspired warning light grafted onto the ex-SP F is a true... (more)
NOPB SW1000 #103 awaiting work at New Orleans, LA in the summer of 1973.
eastbound UP-KCS-NS runthrough intermodal train IDAAT on KCS Shreveport, LA
Natchez, Urania & Ruston #10, a GE 25-ton built with the "old" body style, seen at Urania, LA in 1973.
New Orleans Sewer & Water Board homemade 'critter' with a Ford V-8 engine and a mechanical transmission, seen here in New Orleans in August 1973.
In for total rebuild and upgrade.
For a time after Katrena the St. Charles cars covered the Canal Street Line.
Public Belt S-12 #61 in New Orleans, August '73.