Hollis & Eastern #100 at the engine house at Altus, OK in this October 1982 scene.
Final stretch on home tracks for the Hollis & Eastern before joining the BNSF Chickasha Sub to drop off and pick up.
About to make the turn to the south to run through the yard, HE 8170 makes it to Altus on its 13 mile journey from Duke.
HE 8170 brings its load of wallboard east skirting the yellow flowers that line the right of way along this stretch of HE's 13 miles of track.
This old grain silo sees this sight at least five times a week as HE 8170 brings wallboard east to Altus for interchange with the BNSF.
Hollis & Eastern's old road switcher, this neat little SW1 is rarely seen (and rarely photographed so close) and now only works deep within the plant shuffling cars. Photo taken on property with ... (more)
HE 8170 trundles over Hwy 62 across a manually flagged crossing on its way out of Duke.
HE 8170 sets out from the American Gypsum plant in Duke eastbound for Altus with a load of wallboard.
HE 8170 is earning its keep running Southern-style west toward Duke with 29 empties. Rumor has it Hollis & Eastern is looking for more power...
HE 8170 backs its 12-car load of wallboard toward the BNSF interchange. Afterwards, it will runaround a load of empties and bring them back to Duke.
HE 8170 slips by the silent WTJR 4367 and some grain cars in the western yard as it heads toward the interchange with BNSF.
Early run to Altus this morning for HE 8170 as the sun reflects off her snoot.
HE 8170 with a load of wallboard slips through Victory toward Altus. Note the old-school cross buck...
HE 8170 brings 12 loads of wallboard and, strangely, 3 empties east into Altus on another mis-forecast morning in Oklahoma.
The home of HE 8170: American Gypsum. This is the starting and end points for the Hollis & Eastern Railroad on its daily trips to Altus and back.