A pair of SW1500s return to the servicing area after sorting a cut of cars. Neat to still see SW-series switchers in active service on a Class I railroad!
Baton Rouge local serving the Georgia Pacific Paper mill
Baton Rouge Southern Railroad
New Orleans turn southbound through Baton Rouge with a friendly wave from the conductor and brakeman.
KCS Manifest Freight CXSH from New Orleans to Shreveport, LA, is seen here at sunrise descending the Huey P Long Bridge superstructure into Lobdell, Louisiana. A lucky pick-up of a track warrant f... (more)
When you begin meeting trains in New Orleans at one pm, and don't escape the confines of UP and CN at their various snared junctions, you tend to end up much later out of town than you thought. Su... (more)
A Rail Trusts Equipment Inc. SW1500 pulls a long string of covered hoppers over the levee and on towards the Port Allen Docks on the west bank of the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Kansas City Southern GP30 119, KCS F3B 31B and KCS GP30 112 heading west near Baton Rouge, Louisiana. KCS 119 was the last of the railroad's order for 20 GP30's (100-119) Built in July 1963. No ... (more)
IC power Baton Rouge
Westbound CN train approaching Baton Rouge yard limits on ex IC Hammond Baton Rouge main
a northbound CN train on exIC trackage takes it's time passing through the suburbs of Baton Rouge, LA
CN's takeover and modernization of the old IC "Mainline of Mid America" still has some ways to go as this lengthy CN train is stretched out across town blocking numerous crossings has to stop and ... (more)
Sitting pretty in the sun!
There will come a day when grey KCS units will be rare.
I didn't notice this until the Track Foreman pointed it out to me. He had to walk a 140 car train across this.