Rear drivers, valve gear, and various pipes, fittings, and appliances of UP 4014. The reverser is the long mechanism in the upper right corner of the photo.
A welder was in the middle of multi-hour repairs on the Katy Neck, forcing this Galena Park to Booth Yard transfer to shove onto the Strang Sub and then make another shove into Booth Yard... but a... (more)
BNSF Y HOU1851 10 crosses Bray's Bayou with the wildflowers showing no signs of relenting on this well above average 91 degree day.
Port 135 puts his train away in Pasadena Yard, in what for me is an archetypal scene of of Houston... PTRA in front of the Petrobras refinery.
Combining all three paint schemes, PTRA's heritage painted locomotive leads Port 264 dragging 87 tank cars from Pasadena Yard to North Yard.
MDYNL may be extremely late, after taking 28 hours to get from Dayton to Spring, but the extremely early Christmas signage is more than offsetting things.
Consisting almost completely of FPAX tanks & plastic pellet hoppers, the Formosa Fapper crosses from #2 to #1 at Runnels, around MOW working just behind us.
Returning from the Port of Houston to Falls City, NE; X PTNFCN9 10 starts back up to change crews at South Yard.
Houston-Spring LHN40 is about to take the wye onto the West Belt, while a BNSF grainer G ENILDH9 07, running as UP GRNGPJ 09, diverges off the West Belt to the Houston Sub on it's way to PTRA Nort... (more)
An extra San Antonio Kirby Yard to Livonia freight comes around the Maury St Connection onto #1 of the West Belt at Tower 71.
Loaded KCS rail train WSHLR11 bound for Laredo gives a friendly wave to train MSZJA11, running on UP as MSZJAJ 11, which has just dogged in the siding.
KCS MSHSZ11 curves from the Cuero onto the Angleton Sub on it's zig-zag route between Shreveport & Sanchez.
A Houston to Laredo/KCSM empty autorack repo catches the last rays of light, passing the old Imperial Sugar Refinery. As you can see, the town has way more character than the country-ish band of ... (more)
The Sunset Limited has completed it's station stop and passes some Southern Pacific searchlights that have survived into full PTC implementation.