About an hour after midnight on May 23, 2022, a southbound KCS manifest train crosses the Illinois River at Watts, OK. Just ahead, visible to the right of the bridge structure, the signal at the n... (more)
Darkness falls over the Illinois River in Watts, OK as a northbound empty oil train heads north on a cool May 22, 2022 evening. I've seen trains at this location many times, but this was my first ... (more)
The Watts Dodger is pulling back into Watts for the day with a healthy train. This job works out of Watts and seems to depart pretty early for points north on the Heavener Sub. Watts is located at... (more)
A Kansas City Southern grain train, led by a pair of SD70ACe locomotives, head north across the Illinois River near Watts, OK on a rainy March 21, 2022 afternoon.
Heading back to the yard, the Watts Dodger local crosses the Illinois River near Watts, OK on a cloudy March 21, 2022, shortly before a thunderstorm would roll through.
Having just come out of the siding at Watts, OK, the engineer turns up the throttle on his three EMD switchers leading the Watts Dodger local train northbound in the morning light of March 21, 202... (more)
A BNSF coal train heads south across a bridge just north of Watts, OK late in the day on February 27, 2022.
After stopping in the siding at Watts, OK to let a southbound coal train pass, a northbound grain train gets underway on the sunny afternoon of February 4, 2022. Two SD70ACe units lead this train ... (more)
In the late afternoon sun of a warm January 31, 2022, a loaded Union Pacific coal train heads south across the Illinois River near Watts, OK.
The local "Watts Dodger" train heads south across the Illinois River just north of Watts, OK on a mild January 10, 2022. Three EMD four-axle units head up this train, which is heading ba... (more)
Snow continues to fall as SD70ACe number 4039 leads a northbound grain train across the Illinois River near Watts, OK on a chilly January 15, 2022. Although I was hoping for a thicker layer of sno... (more)
Three locomotives push on the rear of a southbound coal train as it passes over the Illinois River just north of Watts, OK on a cloudy December 19, 2021 morning.
A northbound grain train, also being used to move some power, approaches control point North Watts near Watts, OK on a crisp October 31, 2021.
A KCS SD70ACe and a KCSM ES44AC lead a northbound coal train across the Illinois River near Watts, OK on a sunny October 25, 2021.
A few minutes before sunrise on a foggy October 17, 2021 morning, a KCS grain train heads north across the Illinois River at Watts, OK.