PTRA Port Job 235 accelerates up the UP Strang Sub off the Sims Bayou bridge and out of the vast industrial areas in the Port of Houston.
KCS 4005 leading an empty northbound grain train through the Houston Terminal. Amazingly, some of these 60+ year old signals have stood the test of progress into 2021, soon to also succumb like ma... (more)
A new ES44 for the Cerrjon awaits at the Port of Houston to be loaded on a ship for its trip south to Colombia
NS 8025, the Monongahela heritage unit, snakes the curve of the northeast connector at Tower 87 as it leads the MLIHO-16 into Houston in a cloudy afternoon.
unneling. @webb_rail former Northern Pacific Railway Budd built Pullman dome/sleeper 313 (WEBX 801044) and former New York Central Railroad Budd built Pullman obs/diner/sleeper "Babbling Broo... (more)
A rock train crosses Buffalo Bayou in downtown Houston. The bridge on the left is the former Katy line that crossed the current UP route at what is formerly known as Tower 108.
Downtown Houston is Vacant due to the corona virus fears which allowed me the opportunity to get a shot of a train crossing the buffalo bayou since I could get a parking spot when the all parking ... (more)
UP 5996 and UP 6471 head south at Runnels with train MEWFO-05 (Manifest; Englewood Yard - Formosa, TX)
A Vulcan rock load heads south on the UP West Belt sub past BNSF's New South Yard south of downtown.
KCS 4185 heads past the Mesa crossovers at the east end of Englewood Yard in northeast Houston.
UP may, for all intents and purposes, own Houston... but there are a lot of trackage rights. Case in point is BNSF grainer X PTNFCN9 10 heading south on the West Belt, passing KCS IMYDA09 running... (more)