A LASTA Crew member prepares to assist with photo ops for attendees at Gretna Fest, 2010. 745 was stationed close to her birthplace of Algiers, and had to do some street running to pose here. Fest... (more)
Former Southern Pacific 745 (now leased by the Louisiana Railway Heritage Trust to the Louisiana Steam Train Association) is about to enter the UP Avondale Yard, during its run home following its ... (more)
Shot from a signalman's high rail vehicle pacing on the adjacent track, the Louisiana Steam Train Association's reborn steam locomotive (Algiers 1921) is making her first trip over the mighty Huey... (more)
Former T&NO #745 begins her month long tour of Lousiana to celebrate the Lousiana Purchase Bicentennial. This is her first trip west on her old home rails, BNSFs (former SP) Lafayette Sub. She c... (more)
Ex-Southern Pacific (Texas & New Orleans) 745, after repairs, on a break-in run for Spirit of Louisiana trip to Kansas City. www.LASTA.org
The X745 departs Reserve yard and begins the southbound stretch of it's test run.
Former Southern Pacific (Texas & New Orleans) 745 starts its 1000-mile tour of Louisiana and southwestern Mississippi, pulling a Louisiana Purchase exhibit in period coaches. www.LASTA.org
SP 745 approaches the Red River as it makes its way from Shrevepot to Bossier City with the LASTA Special.
With the Shreveport skyline across the river as a backdrop, SP 745 crosses the Red River with the LASTA train. 4 KCS motors are on the rear to provide air account a failed air compressor on the 7... (more)
SP 745 splits the Westbound Control Signals guarding the bridge over the river that separates Bossier City and Shreveport.