The westbound Sulphur Springs local with the empty lignite train is stretched out over the East Texas hogbacks
KCS Tidewater turn empties with a foreign leader returning to Tugco mine. This operation was annulled in 2012 due to the strict new EPA rules on Texas Lignite coal. It was a Monday thru Saturday j... (more)
There weren't many covered wagons left in Class 1 service when I went to Texas to see these guys (was KCS a Class 1 in 1983?). I was hoping for a solid set of Fs, but the F3 was being shopped in ... (more)
Tidewater Turn returning to Sulphur Springs
Tidewater Turn heading west from Monticello power plant with empties.
Eastbound KCS I-LAAT with BNSF power waits for a meet at Como.