An afternoon westbound destined for Brady, TX winds down into a cut just west of the Colorado River.
Many shortlines have ended up in the hands of large holding companies and have lost that hometown identity, looking more like an aggressive Class 1. Then you have the Gulf, Colorado & San Saba tha... (more)
The throttle is opened as the heavy train begins to climb the multiple grades out of the San Saba River Valley towards the Colorado River.
Footings from the past sit as a reminder of the railroads history as it quickly grows into the future.
The Gulf, Colorado, and San Saba road train heads toward the BNSF interchange at Lometa, TX with a healthy train of covered hoppers as it passes a wildflower patch. The MVP locomotive trailing is... (more)