Awaiting departure, an eastbound K&O trains sits just west of the Great Bend depot. Meanwhile, the train is strung out under the old AT&SF coaling tower.
Head-end power takes one load to a customer on the ex-Missouri Pacific. After the delivery, they will return to their train they left sitting outside of town and take it to the yard to interchange... (more)
Three GP39-2's cross a small trestle with a load of lumber for a customer and close to 80 loads of natural gas products to be interchanged with the BNSF in Newton.
This engine isn't going back to Northtown anytime soon...
With the BN logo painted over, but the white face a dead giveaway of the previous owner, this engine has found another new owner. This train full of new ties rests after another day's work of drop... (more)
The tri-weekly train passes through Hesston going the slowest speed you may ever see on welded rail. The Union Pacific upgraded this branch after they bought Missouri Pacific to haul coal trains. ... (more)
The K&O pulls it's string of tank cars up out of the Emma Creek "valley" in Hesston on it's return trip to McPherson after interchanging with the BNSF in Newton.
A couple pairs of K&O power rest beside the yard office on a very warm spring day. It appears as if a hopper was leaking flour from WR Mill (behind the engine on the left in the background), as th... (more)
The Kansas & Oklahoma waits to enter the BNSF yard in Newton to make its drop and pick up.
A less-than-common logo, Kansas and Oklahoma's celebrates the wheat that make up a large percentage the product hauled.