Back in early 'Speedway' days, a local fan watches as an eastbound train - its last few cars still on the Mississippi River bridge in the background - enters the yard at Vicksburg behind a typical... (more)
Built in 1907, the attractive Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad Depot still stands in downtown Vicksburg, MS. This station has stood the tests of time, and still holds its good looks!
Top Ten of 2017. With 2017 in the books, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from the past year.3. The longest trip of the year was a week-long February vacatio... (more)
Eastbound KCS train crossing MS River into Vicksburg
After backing out of the yard in Vicksburg an eastbound train is starting the climb up the bluffs away from the Mississippi River crossing with a train for Jackson and points east.
An eastbound Kansas City Southern train crosses the mighty Mississippi at Vicksburg.
In May 1993, KCS had taken over, but there were still lots of MidSouth units around, with solid sets still fairly common. It appeared that perhaps there was some effort - at least in the early day... (more)
One of the many UP KCS NS runthrough intermodal trains that run through here each day was climbing hard away from the Mississippi River crossing around the extremely sharp S curve through KCS's on... (more)
KCS job JB111 arriving Vicksburg from Jackson. It will pull past Vicksburg Railroad connection, shove train into yard, run to north end of Vicksburg yard then shove it's return train back out into... (more)
The rear DPU of a monster (586 axle) 1x1 manifest is just leaving MS heading into LA crossing the mighty Mississippi River as seen from the MS welcome center on the bluffs at Vicksburg
Having been over a year since I had caught a train coming through Vicksburg, I decided to cross a few lanes of traffic to get this shot. Luckily, it was not a very busy morning!
After interchanging cars with local line Vicksburg Southern KCS job JB101 was eastbound struggling up the steep climb away from the Mississippi River near downtown Vicksburg.
KCS train AT-DA (Atlanta-Dallas) passes through the tunnel underneath Washington Street in downtown Vicksburg, Mississippi. NS SD70M-2 #2767 leads the way on this "Meridian Speedway" in... (more)
This is one of my favorite shots in Vicksburg. It'd been forever since I had a chance to get it, but I finally did.
Vicksburg always provides a nice shot, especially in Fall weather. There just happened to be a barge traveling under the bridge at the right time to capture both boat and rail activity. Now, if ... (more)