A KCS sand train for the Fort Worth & Western (via BNSF) is lawed out in the siding at Copeville on a fine north Texas afternoon with a very new GEVO leading.
A westbound KCS trackage rights train rolls through Tavener, TX as a trucker unloads his cotton, giving a train over which I am exciting a brief glance as he does his work.
NS 221 climbs the eighteen mile grade at 1.8% grade with a KCS consist. In about a mile he will start the fast decent down the mountain in Cornelia, GA.
A pair of Southern Belles, a new SD70ACe and repainted SD70MAC, head west through the former Illinois Central "Gruber Line" bridge abutments north of Forreston.
Arriving Wylie yard
Frac sand load westbound
A pair of KCS "Belles" bring up a CP manifest train westbound at Lanark.
KCS SD70ACE leads a grey ghost on NS221 at Buford Georgia.
Norfolk Southern Corp 179 with a pair of Kansas City Southern "Belles" on the head roll through the snow covered community of Blanchet Kentucky. Former Cincinnati Southern RR mainline.
Northbound grain empties thunder by the idle Sallisaw switcher power. The thunder will really begin when the train hits the UP (ex-MP) crossing just ahead.
Kansas City Southern's Slater local crosses a fill above some pastureland west of Clark, MO. The lead GP38-2 was originally TP&W 2003.
Kansas City Southern meets the Reading in this photo as a KCS Southern Belle leads CSX K042 past the ex-Reading station in Belle Meade, NJ.
Hundreds upon hundreds of Mercedes vehicles travel via rail on this lengthy rack train from Vance, AL to Brunswick, GA.