Crews change at Muskogee yard office
MKT 600, rebuilt Morrison Knudsen SD40 #8303, Union Pacific SD40-2 3285 and UP C30-7 2456 pass by Tower 55 heading North with an empty FPPX coal train.
RS3M for years was the local switcher for Denison's industries and yard. The Katy replaced the Alco's engine with an EMD 567 power plant in 1959.
At Taylor, Katy's line forked. To the left, the line to Houston. To the right, Katy had trackage rights on the Missouri Pacific to Austin and San Antonio.
What was old is new again: Katy's line from Dallas to Denton was electrified 1924-1932 for interurban service. Today the line is used by the Denton Count Transportation Authority and Dallas Area R... (more)
Through freight passes local switcher.
Pacific No. 409 struggles up a 1.7% grade as it leads
The Texas Special out of Austin. The train which usually
consisted of 12 cars used Missouri Pacific tracks as it left
the city southb... (more)
Work train duty
Ex-Conrail 3116 as been on the property for a little over a year, but only bears a small M-K-T decal to identify its new owner. The GP-40 was one of 17 that the Katy bought from Conrail in 1983. I... (more)
Searchlights protect a southbound TOFC train as it leaves the yard in KC.
Westbound train crosses Missouri River at dusk.
Eastbound train skirts the Missouri River bluffs near Rocheport, Mo.
Westbound TOFC along the limestone bluffs overlooking the Missouri River bottoms.