UP's Uvalde Local rolls west on the Sunset Route behind a pair of GPs and five tank cars. I always enjoy catching this move on Sunday afternoons as it is an escape from a sea of wide cabs.
A pair of clean paint GP38-2s lead a dead SD70M and a work train of bridge building equipment west on the Sunset Route for Hondo, TX.
A loaded UP rock train from the new quarry near Hondo, TX heads east on the Sunset Route for the Houston area, passing the water tank of obvious railroad origin, now re-purposed to celebrate a sta... (more)
An eastbound UP Z train curves around the Del Rio Sub as it traverses the Sunset Route for an interchange with CSX at New Orleans.
An eastbound BNSF trackage rights train from the Ferromex interchange at Eagle Pass, TX heads toward San Antonio on the Sunset Route. The third unit, dead in tow, is a fresh rebuild AC44C4M from ... (more)
A westbound stack train slows for the siding at La Coste where it will meet an eastbound manifest freight.
An unpatched SP AC44, #187, leads a grain train bound for the Ferromex interchange at the Mexican border at Eagle Pass, TX across the Sunset Route. A rare sight in 2014, no doubt about that.
A westbound UP stack races the setting sun on the Sunset Route as it sprints across south central Texas while a thunderstorm looms to the east.
A BNSF trackage rights train loaded with tactonite heads west on the Sunset Route to the Ferromex interchange at the Mexican border at Eagle Pass, TX. In an unusual setup, the train was 1x2 with ... (more)
A San Antonio to Uvalde, TX local speeds west along the Sunset Route in rural La Coste, TX. Three GP38-2s are a nice change of pace from the constant parade of modern widecabs present on most tra... (more)
An unpatched SP AC4400CW leads an eastbound stack train across the Sunset Route toward New Orleans, passing the celebratory water tower in the small town of La Coste praising their state high scho... (more)
UP 8091 serves as a DPU on the rear of a WB mixed freight on the Sunset Route approaching San Antonio, TX.
UP 5151 leads a WB mixed freight out of the San Antonio area on the Sunset Route under puffy clouds and blue skies.
UP 4743 leads a WB merchandise freight on the Sunset Route. Before too long, this view will be oscured with corn.
Westbound on the former SP Sunset Route running parallel to Macdona-Lacoste Road.