Photo by DAVID HAMLEY from my collection.
With the year coming to a close a pair of SD90's sandwich a AC44 as they head westbound with an empty grain train.
A colorful power set rolls through Gardner, KS on their final miles towards Argentine Yard in Kansas City, KS.
As the sun set, the crew on UP 8463 waits for a westbound autorack train, so they continue their journey eastbound towards Herington, Kansas.
UP 6657 looks resplendent in fresh paint as it highballs westbound past the west siding switch at Galva, Kansas.
No more room at the inn — Santa Fe’s Argentine Diesel Shop at Kansas City when there was a 1-day, 24-hour strike on that now infamous date — 9-11, the year 1965.
Waiting for a turn in the shop BNSF 2522 shows off its Santa Fe pride in the old Santa Fe town of Newton.
A pair of unit tank trains and a manifest await crews in UP's Armourdale Yard in Kansas City, Kansas.
The Flint Hills are just turning green as this eastbound empty grain train rolls downhill between Matfield Green and Bazar.
The end is in sight for the crew on 844 as they pound down the final 10 miles to Sharon Springs, Kansas where they will tie up for the night.
With the morning sun rising in the sky, UP 844 is steamed up and ready to depart Salina, Kansas westward for Sharon Springs.
Crawling along at all of 10 MPH through a slow order, UP 9427 heads westbound with an empty windmill train bound for Milliken, Colorado.
With a three month old BNSF C4 leading the Salina to Denver manifest slowly rolls through downtown Hays.
Slowly rolling through a slow order in downtown Hays, NS 7606 and another NS unit are in charge of the twice weekly Salina to Denver manifest.
The daily Global 4 to Long Beach K train rounds the curve at Medora as it approaches Hutchinson.