With a relatively new ACe, a buffer & 92 tanks of vinyl chloride, a unique Plaquemine, LA to Freeport, TX unit train passes under the 3 track SP era signal bridge at East Echo.
A pair of ex-KATY GP7's are parked at the Sabine River & Northern Railroad shops in Orange, Texas. SRN 1751 was built as MKT 1504. SRN 1759 began life as MKT 1503. Both were built in 1950.
A re-crewed MLIEW 19 departs the south siding at West Echo, following the Sunset Limited. A dogged MLIEWX 18 is in the north siding at it will be some time before it moves. Such is norm on UP an... (more)
Union Pacific still dates the Sunset Limited as if it was originating in Florida, however Amtrak #1 of the 20th is just entering Texas, being delayed by MOW and having to hand throw the switch at ... (more)
OPT 2220, Orange TX.
Chuck Amidon photo.
A pair of SP GP40-2's are Westbound rounding the banked curve passing an NS train with SP power in Orange Texas, on the Texas-Louisiana border..