Ex US Rail 409 takes a rest as the crew prepares to switch Anderson's on the other side of the train. This engine is very unique as it is a little GP15-1 with a K5LLA seen above the cab.
US Rail and TP&W are paired together as they pull out of Loganasport in heavy snow.
GMTX 409 (GP15-1) leads ITM's southbound Polar Bear Express over the other old PRR-NKP diamond in Kokomo, Indiana. Though not in use, the old tilt signal still guards the once busy diamond.
GMTX 409 (GP15-1) sits north of Grand Junction in Kokomo, Indiana while on duty for ITM's Polar Bear Express trains. Grand Junction was a hot spot in Kokomo where the PRR and the NKP crossed. Base... (more)
GMTX 409 has just finished work in Logansport and is now headed south across the bridge crossing the Wabash River just west of town. The train is on the Bringhurst line, which serves Flora and Bri... (more)
409 sits patiently in Kokomo.
A pair of GP15-1's give all they have to shove heavy frac sand loads into the yard from the Sand Lead.
Entering the through truss bridge span, our 9,170 ton train slowly creeps over the San Saba River. Signs of heavy repairs are evident on the left side following a derailment that damaged the struc... (more)
A rested crew prepares to go on duty and take the train to BNSF interchange in Lometa. The engineer is likely to shout out to the hitch-hiker covered conductor returning from knocking off handbrak... (more)
Another hot west Texas day is upon us when all you can wish for is a little of that hot air to keep a steady breeze and maybe a cloud to offer a bit of shade long enough to catch your breath. The ... (more)
All four GP15's depart Brady with over 70 loads bound for interchange with BNSF in Lometa.
The bread and butter of the GCSR is sand, lots of it. What has become known as "Brady Brown" is high in silica and great for use in proppants. Here the local switching team plays two bay shuffle o... (more)
Moving at a slow pace the a GCSR train of mostly sand cars passes a vineyard near Richland Springs.
A 3 unit set of GCSR power is pulling into the yard past the Brady Depot built for passenger service for the Fort Worth and Rio Grande Ry and the Gulf Colorado and Santa Fe Rys.