GMTX 411 at Brady, TX. This line will also be under the operation of Watco soon, and these nicely painted units will be going back to GMTX leasing.
Night shot of the Heart of Texas eng #2214 under a clear night sky in Lometa, TX
A nicely dressed GP15-1 sporting a pair of spark arrestors catches some evening sun.
A structure sure to stand the test of time carries a westbound train over the Colorado River. The wooden trestle that once stood here caught fire and collapsed in May of 2013, leaving the future o... (more)
An afternoon westbound destined for Brady, TX winds down into a cut just west of the Colorado River.
Leaving Lometa with a healthy train, GMTX 2214 leads the westbound turn as it nears the Hwy 183 overpass.
2 Heart of Texas GP38-2's in the new paint at Lometa along BNSF's Lampasas Sub.
Eastbound loads head into the rising sun, rolling over continuous welded rail dating back as far as 1912.
Loads of frac sand head east as the conductor follows behind in the hi-rail, inspecting for problems along the way. This former Santa Fe branch line has a long history of moving the valuable sand,... (more)
Dirt roads, cactus and mesquite are plentiful along the Heart of Texas Railroad. The cow skull on the old fence post and the Texas Flag inspired paint scheme really tie it all together in this sce... (more)
Back in business! Having made a remarkable recovery following a dramatic bridge fire and subsequent collapse, Heart of Texas Railroad has proven to be resilient. The bridge fire was ... (more)