A coal train pauses by the KCS Yard on the north side of Texarkana with KCS 701 on the point. 701 was one of 4 SD40X's built by EMD and were the prototypes for the SD50's.
This is somewhere between De Queen and Mena with a northbound train I chased all the way, much of it at less than 10 MPH. In the bad old days KCS coupled up everything in Shreveport that was boun... (more)
KCS power resting at East St. Louis back in late 2006.All of this power is probably razorblades by now.
With a rare SD40X (basically an SD50 on an SD40-2 frame) on the point, MKCES enters the UP Springfield Sub at Godfrey with two more B39 junkers trailing. This trainis headed for the yard at E. St.... (more)
KCS #701 a rare SD40X is resting away Thanksgiving day at East St. Louis.
Rare KCS SD40X 701 leads an eastbound train acorss the Red River Bridge which goes over the popular Shreveport Riverview Park.
One of only 4 SD40X ever made leads the daily MESH over the Ouchita River Bridge and thru West Monroe.
Rare KCS SD40X.