The northbound Shreveport to KC freight is at Heavener getting mechanical inspection and fuel done. The mechincal is done now and is getting the blue flag off the lead motor to release the train f... (more)
Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration consist was lead by No. DOTX218 (blue unit), a Gage Restraint Measurement Vehicle from the Office of Research and Development. The oth... (more)
KCS 1 arriving Heavener
The tail end of a northbound train passes the Fort Smith Turn which has just arrived in Heavener Yard.
The Fort Smith Turn arrives at Heavener Yard on a beautiful day in eastern Oklahoma.
KCS 5007 DPU pauses to take on fuel in Heavener Oklahoma prior to departing for points north.
With the supposed CP-KCS merger announcement made, will scenes like this become a thing of the past? Only time will tell....
BNSF 9936 is in the Page siding as a southbound KCS coal train races past, but will soon be down to a crawl as it heads up Rich Mountain.
CP 9353 accelerates out of the KCS yard in Heavener, Oklahoma, with a northbound manifest.
KCS 3930 and CP 9752 are the dpu engines on a northbound manifest as it waits to depart the yard in Heavener, Oklahoma.
KCS 4777 takes on fuel before continuing southbound for its run over the Ouachita Mountains.
KCS 4772 leads a mixed train southbound out of the KCS yard in Heavener Oklahoma.
Former Southern Pacific GP35's are tied down just outside of Heavener Oklahoma on the KCS Waldron Branch.