The hoghead on this westbound is enjoying a beautiful last full day of summer as they roll through "Happy Rock".
On the afternoon of September 20th, I ran by BNSF's Topeka, KS shops, and found their Hydrogen powered switcher #1205 sitting outside with its hood removed, giving us a rare view of it's innards. ... (more)
A former Santa Fe SD40-2, now BNSF 1747, idles among a sea of racks and stacks near the west end of Argentine Yard.
The last seconds of sun on a September evening in 1968 fall on Santa Fe local #161, Kansas City to Emporia, via Topeka. On the head end are H16-44s 3013-3005-3019 and GP7 2804. At the time, these ... (more)
Emporia-Kansas City local freight #162 is in the siding at Burlingame, Kansas, in August 1968, to let train #24 pass. U28CG 350 leads #24. Train #162 has just returned from a side trip to Alma, Ka... (more)
KCT's WAMX 3855 leads a transfer across a snow covered track in Mill St. Yard late on a March afternoon.
Union Pacific eastbound freight prepares to depart Topeka Yard after making a set out and pick up. Leading the train are passenger units E9A 910, B-units 957B-910B-955B-962B, and Geep 229.
westbound UP grain train near Lawrence
westbound UP grain train near Bonner Springs
Tender-first approaching CR 821.
A pair of bluebonnet GP60's rest the long weekend at Abilene.
The ATSF 3415, operated by the Abilene and Smoky Valley RR, arrives in Enterprise with one of several Labor Day excursions.
UP 8048 makes some noise as it rolls up the last bit of grade to leave the Big Creek valley behind. In the far background of the valley is the city of Hays.
UP 8048 slowly drifts down the main at Hays siding as a westbound empty coal train slowly works its way up the siding. The sun is just minutes from setting below the horizon.
2 BNSF's and a NS bring a long freight train into Argentine Yard.