Union Pacific 6747 rounds the curve as it rolls downhill towards De Queen, Arkansas.
A mixture of Texas, Oklahoma and Eastern, De Queen and Eastern and FTRL locomotive sit at the diesel service facility in De Queen, Arkansas. Photo taken with permission.
The De Queen & Eastern has just picked up a cut of cars from the neighbouring KCS as they trundle over the Little Bear Creek in De Queen, Arkansas. Lead locomotive no. D-7 was purchased new from E... (more)
A woodchip train on the De Queen and Eastern RR is moving near De Queen with TO&E D-20 on the point. Both the DQ&E and the TO&E were a subsidiary of the Weyerhaeuser Company at the time, but have... (more)
West bound heading to Valliant OK crossing the KCS interlocker. We chased this train all the way. Good chase with Cary Poole.
3 De Queen and Eastern units lead there road freight a few miles shy of town as it heads west.
Back in those days we would spent 5 minutes in a yard and stupidly head off to the next one which might be 200 miles away. I'm glad we got one of this old scheme.
I must confess that when it comes to diesels the more "stuff" you hang on them the better and this one is a classic.
A rebuilt SD-40 awaits an assignment. Most are now gone. I always liked the Gyralite.
KCS 1125 at De Queen, AR || May 1972
Oh, Kodachrome 25, how I miss you. Almost 36 years ago and still sharp and probably will by 60 years hence. Will my DVD still exist then?
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