One stop from the end of the line. KCS 2851 sits among the old industrial tracks by the KCS office here in Tupelo, Mississippi. While not a booming town, there are enough industries left here for ... (more)
Pure luck seeing a quartet of 40 year old GP40-2's pulling a road train. KCS rain Extra Job 308 out of Artesia, MS bringing 45 loaded cars to their yard in Meridian, MS to clear up some room. Here... (more)
Pure luck seeing a quartet of 40 year old GP40-2's pulling a road train at 50 MPH. KCS rain Extra Job 308 out of Artesia, MS bringing 45 loaded cars to their yard in Meridian, MS to clear up some ... (more)
An almost brand new Tier 4 KCS unit pulls a 150 car SHAR train around some of the tight curves coming into Lauderdale, MS.
As the sun begins to set, we catch the Macon Local pulling hard out of the tree cut in the community of Lauderdale, MS. Leading the train is a recently rebuild EMD GP40-2WL. This unit was formally... (more)
KCS 4823 brings up the end of a northbound through Lauderdale, MS on the KCS Artesia Subdivision.
A KCS GP40-3 in the classic "Southern Belle" paint scheme rests under the hot Mississippi sun at KCS's Tupelo Office. This photo was taken with permission.
A lone DPU, in the form of SD70ACe #4055, shoves the rear of an eastbound manifest as the train slowly creeps down the littered right of way of the KCS Artesia Subdivision.
The 1920 has the honor of being the lone engine in the KCS yard at Meridian today while Norfolk Southern freight train NS 314 comes around the corner and prepares to head towards Birmingham with a... (more)
While his conductor goes about lining and checking switches for the drop off of cars, KCS train M-SHAR continues to pull forward over the NS AGS South mainlines and onto the KCS Artesia subdivisio... (more)
138 years after the invention of the Janney coupler, two updated versions of its revolutionary design continue to keep cars connected and enhance the safety of railroading by preventing accidental... (more)