In a shot that defines the character of most of the Red River Valley Subdivision, a fairly hideous looking lashup leading a westbound manifest meets a Z at Kirkland, TX at 1752.
An Alliance-bound Q (LACALT?; probably RICALT) drifts down a sag east of Kirkland at 1045.
TGNX loads with nicely matched Pumpkins hold the siding for three westbounds at Kirkland at 1222. Hopefully they won't be there as long as the rib-sided boxcar still waiting for a load of grain h... (more)
After dropping off its 43-car crushed rock load, NS 9720 runs light with its dead rent-a-wreck to the west end of Kirkland to pick up a UP SD70M from a waiting BNSF Z-train.
After struggling a bit leaving Acme, westbound NS 9720 picks up speed as it glides downhill toward Kirkland to pick up a waiting UP unit to help it on its way.