UP's QWCEW pulls west through the siding at Dunlay on the Sunset Route. They had essentially no opposing traffic that morning making for a very quick paced chase to San Antonio.
A UP local heads back to the ex-MP Sosan Yard after switching a sand distributor in southwest San Antonio with some classic power, two SD40-2s and a GP40-2, a nice change of pace from widecab GEVO... (more)
UP's Boy Scout commemorative unit leads a West Colton, CA to Englewood, TX manifest freight eastbound across the Sunset Route in south Texas on a gorgeous December day. The historic SP truss brid... (more)
Amtrak's Southwest Chief pierces the silent landscape in the rural country between La Junta, CO and Trinidad, CO as it works its way west toward famed Raton Pass on a brilliant fall day. Not much... (more)
BNSF's test train pulls to the stop near the west end of Timpas siding before reversing east on another data collection run on the old Santa Fe. One must respect the will of the railroad builders... (more)
A San Antonio to Uvalde, TX local speeds west along the Sunset Route in rural La Coste, TX. Three GP38-2s are a nice change of pace from the constant parade of modern widecabs present on most tra... (more)
KCS's Holiday Express is parked in the siding at Victoria, TX awaiting a call to duty at 4 PM when they open the doors to the public.
Another rock train works its way through central Texas, passing fields of cotton awaiting harvest on a cloudy and rainy November day.
A westbound UP freight passes by a unique tri-light signal that guards the approaches to both Flatonia and Engle sidings on the Sunset Route. Signals such as this one are becoming rare as technol... (more)
An eastbound UP freight rolls through the small Texas town of Waelder on its way across the Sunset Route to Houston.
A UP local highballs west out of San Antonio with load of frac sand for use in the booming Eagle Ford shale.
A UP yard job switches the ex-MP Sosan Yard on a sunny November day, looking and feeling more like spring instead of fall with a high of 86 deg. F.
BNSF's Somerville, TX to Sealy, TX local blasts through Brenham on its southbound journey with an appropriately painted lead unit.
BNSF's test train accelerates out of Timpas for another run along the Raton Sub, paralleling the lonely highway 350.
Amtrak's SW Chief passes the first set of semaphores on its westward journey, starting an amazing stretch of classic signaling in high plains of New Mexico.