MP 2993- WP 2261-WP 2253-WP 2265-MP 2007 and others stored just south of the Arkansas River near the RI depot. UP had several lines of locos in storage around LR-NLR at the time. MP 2993 will be... (more)
Found three wrecked Geeps behind the shop on the one trip that I had official access to the yard. GP38 660, GP38-2 451, and GP35 723 wrecked at Denison, TX, 4/15/80. I posted a shot of the frame... (more)
We were watching the rip track being switched when what to our wondering eyes should appear, but engineer Santa! Remains are GP40s 370 and 360.
One of the area UP dead lines. UP U23Bs 2252-2260-2264 and others sit stacks capped and doors banded at the north side of the yard by the yard office.
77's Connection (KCS's hotshot southbound) pounds across RI's diamond behind 613-626-659. The SD40-2 is fairly new. Each railroad's main was about as bad as they could get--ballasted with mud, w... (more)
Engineer gives a friendly wave--to the photographer or to the crew of the South Local in the pass. The beast is picking up speed past the crest with its load of autoracks for Shreveport.
RI depot under the stars and elevators of Kansas. This one still hasn't received the blue ROCK scheme.
KCS 4163 still with the orginal white-scheme tiny cab lettering heads north through the S-curve north of Howe toward Poteau where it will head up the Fort Smith branch. The Fort Smith Dodger will... (more)
UP yellow and lettering are starting to creep in. MP 2145-UP 1347-MP 1718-MP 1389-UP 1731 handle the Fort Smith Traveling Switch Engine (the name of the train) today. 3:15 pm. Nikon F2, KM, 1/2... (more)
A yellow "Mop-UP" handles the AC Local today.
Coal train eases across the east end of the siding after a meet. F3, 500 reflex, Kodachrome64.
Yellow MP (yes, it's in full MP paint) GP15-1 leads 6 other units northbound out of North Little Rock along the edge of the Mississippi delta.
Sunlight streams through dirty windows into Heavener's small enginehouse sometime in the 1980's. x-IC 3048.
Lit up as X605S, 605-657 bring KCS's hotshot southbound, 77's Connection through the early morning fog with a typical-looking train. Crew change in Heavener is only minutes away.