A pair of GP15-1's give all they have to shove heavy frac sand loads into the yard from the Sand Lead.
A set of GCSR power crosses Brady Creek heading back to the yard.
A switch stand seems out of place in this scene, but here we have the yard job splitting power on a humid Texas morning. The train will pull up the main, which is obscured by weeds at right.
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)
Scheduled maintenance for the 412 places it out of the consist for Wabtec.
The local switch job has finished spotting empties and pulling loads from the "sand hole" with 9525 and 412. It has pulled up to the yard and tied down along side the road train that has arrived f... (more)
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)