Back in April 2006, Amtrak tested the viability of operating commuter service on the KCS between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, LA. While the idea had been discussed for decades, interest was renewe... (more)
NOPB 153 (SW1500) and 106 (SW1000) at service area near the Belt's turntable and roundhouse.
NOPB 106 working the Cotton Warehouse Yard on July 4th,1996. Both the 106 and the old Yardmaster Shack would soon be replaced with Boise engines and a new office/car repair shed complex. The pai... (more)
A group of UP GE B23-7's and a B30-7A (178,11,239,117) doing bridge transfer duties between Avondale and New Orleans.
UP 3478 westbound train with SP 9706 chugs past East Bridge Tower on to the Huey Long Bridge
A KCS empty grain train from Mexico entering Shreveport (Deramus) Yard.
KCS NW2 #4206 in Minden, LA - March 1982
Retro Belle power rolls northbound through Blanchard with an empty rock train.
A KCS train tries to catch an RTA streetcar along the New Orleans Riverfront past the Jax Brewery and the Toulouse St stop. The 4597 has the A/C cranked wide open.
KCS train rumbles down the New Orleans Riverfront past the Jax Brewery.
A gathering of SP B30-7's at UP's Avondale Yard (7861,7827,7798,7787,7841,7832 and GP 60 9738)
The M-SHCX recrewed at Latanier, La from Shreveport, La headed south to the NOPB makes its way over the Mississippi River headed to Baton Rouge Yard to pick up more cars before continuing south!
A couple of "Yellow Bonnets" pass East Bridge Tower on a hot day in June, on their way up the Huey P Long Bridge.
The new Magnolia Belle street car line runs between shops in the outlet mall next to the KCS main line in Bossier City. You can ride the Belle between shops or stay on for a free ride back and for... (more)