This boxer belonged to an A-OK employee's family who lived right beside the KCS-AOK interchange. It took a while for it to decide that me shooting 2442 was ok.
They looked great in fresh paint in 2014
A-OK still connects with KCS at Howe, but their former CRI&P line used to be part of a through route between southeastern connections at Memphis and the SP at Tucumcari.
A-OK's GP30u's - just back from a trip to Wister - sit at Howe as a Union Pacific SD70ACe leads an empty coal train northward on KCS.
KCS 4736 is on the Fort Smith Dodger and seen here at Howe, OK. This unit was originally built as Milwaukee Road 183 in 1966.
Resting by one of the few remaining functional Rock Island signals on this line.
A new ACE sits waiting for the call of duty to go south.
Southbound KCS Ft Smith "Dodger" South Howe