The natural "tree tunnel" also located at Ozark, AR.
One of the many scenic places on the Van Buren Sub. Running along the Arkansas River.
Flying past the restored station at Hope. Home of former pres. Bill Clinton.
Highballing thru Atlanta, TX
A E8 sits behind the Arkansas Railroad Museum. It has been under several ownerships during the past. This was originally CNW 513.
Just doin what they're supposed to do
Control stand of UP 5186.
Stopped at Sand Plant waiting for a train ahead to move. A Dodge minivan wrecked and rolled over onto the tracks at Dyer AR, effectively halting traffic.
Coasting down the causeway about 8 miles south of Marche, AR. The Arkansas River is whitecapping on the left while the water is calm to the right.
Rail and road both cross a small outlet creek to the Arkansas River. In the autumn this is a very scenic spot when the leaves change colors. Its also a nice fishing spot.
A solar powered signal stands guard along the mainline. You'll notice the windmill and the solar panel that is wired to the signal.
Cruising along at 40mph we meet the LWA54 at South Gurdon, AR.
Even though they are all patched, its still a good surprise to see all former SP on one train
SD70ACe CSXT 4833 sits beside NS 8426, which was damaged in a derailment a month earlier in Pine Bluff.
One of the last two remaining CNW C40-8's await the Jenks Hostler to head to Jenks to be repainted. It was scheduled to be repainted on 12/27/04