SoPac is AOK. Although it has had a few owners since Southern Pacific, on August 12, 2021, LTEX 9362 (née-SP 9362, SD45T-2, EMD, 2/1975) looks a lot like it did when it was not wearing the... (more)
Two of A-OK's ex-Santa Fe GP30u diesels powered a short train of gondolas from the KCS interchange at Howe to a wood-processing customer west of Wister. That work finished, the locos are in the l... (more)
Former BNSF 2504 is now part of the AOK roster and is supposed to be painted into RI inspired colors but who knows when or if that will happen....
A rare former SP 9362 sits in the AOK Yard in Wister Oklahoma.
With a manned GP30u fore and aft, the A-OK crew left Howe with 19 gons loaded with old crossties bound for Nevada Railroad Materials (NRM). At Wister, lead unit 2442 was cut-off and run into a si... (more)
A Larry's Truck Electric unit on the A0K, sitting quietly on the main @ Wister on a very cold Oklahoma morning.
A two-man crew uses ex-ATSF GP30u 2443 - which celebrated its 55th birthday in January 2018 - to shove 19 gondolas toward a tie-treatment plant a few miles west of Wister. This is the former CRI&... (more)
After arriving in the small town of Wister to pick up 21 storage cars, the crew ties down the GP30 before a quick lunch at the Caston Creek Bar & Grill.
AOK GP30 No. 2443 is ready to shove 21 storage cars from Wister to the KCS interchange in Howe roughly six miles away. A minor switching incident earlier which briefly derailed the locomotive made... (more)
A putt-putt waits patiently while 4102-4354 (MP15) gets their freight off the Frisco onto the RI. The southbound detouring from Poteau over the Frisco swings over to the RI before getting back o... (more)