The seventh CF-7 built, ATSF 2643 is in charge of the south local near Hoyte, Texas on Jan. 16, 1971, just days after it left the company’s Cleburne Shops. It originally was F7 270.
Starting to smell Temple in the air, the crew in another in the hordes of Smithers Lake trains makes a run for the Brazos River bridge and Cameron, with a deadheading crew as paid passengers. By ... (more)
West is east and east is west; west end of siding is direction east, but in ATSF parlance since it's 'away' from Chicago, it's railroad west. Anyway, this was back in the days of Locotrol, so the... (more)
BNSF 4722, sister to the famous BNSF 4723 (the MSTS unit), basks in the warm April afternoon, spoiling an otherwise all Santa Fe Freightbonnet consist of two SD45-2's and a SD40-2
BNSF 7777 leads a pair of SD40-2's on a Houston/Galveston bound stack train.
BNSF 6784 awaits a new crew at Hoyte. (Approx. 4 miles south of Cameron)