Union Pacific 9021 is on the point of an eastbound manifest freight as it speeds by the yard in Texarkana, having just crossed the state line from Texas to Arkansas.
Missouri Pacific power leads Union Pacific train MF (Memphis to Fort Worth) as it approaches the stop for the crew change in Texarkana. The signals on the semaphore are distant approach signals, w... (more)
A nice UP-WP-MP merger lashup is seen on train HCZ at the north end of Texarkana Yard in 1984. The leader, UP603, was built for the Rock Island as CRIP 343 in 1966.
For the first 18 months after the MP-UP-WP merger, we in Texarkana didn't notice any major changes in locomotive assignments or paint schemes, as the non-dynamic brake equipped MP units generally ... (more)
The FL train (Ft.Worth - North Little Rock) with two GP50's and an SD40 passes the former north end shanty while departing from the crew change at Texarkana.
Westbound MP train near Texarkana
"Nice and easy now" says steam engineer and manager Dickens(far left) as he radios the onboard engineer to ease her into the spur track to tie up for the night. Moving onto this track at a bone ch... (more)
eastbound (northbound) MP train near Texarkana, AR
A manfest roars east out of Texarkana headed for Little Rock as another manifest waits to follow it.