KCS 5019 brings southbound manifest MSHSZ04 through Allen's Landing Park in downtown Houston, crossing the confluence of Buffalo Bayou and White Oak Bayou on Main 2 of UP's Houston Sub.
A southbound Shreveport to Sanchez Yard manifest crosses the Colorado River bridge in Wharton, Texas, on the former SP Macaroni Line.
PTRA's Job 141 heads north along UP's Strang Sub in east Houston, crossing the bridge at Harrisburg over Brays Bayou. This morning's transfer from Manchester Yard to North Yard sports 4 of PTRA's ... (more)
Beginning the day's run to Beaumont, Texas, as part of its 2021 tour to New Orleans, the Big Boy slowly chugs up the West Belt out of downtown Houston, under the Collingsworth Street overpass.
BNSF's Houston-Galveston, TX transfer manifest heads south down the Mykawa Sub into Pearland, passing the Third Coast Terminals chemical silos. 2 standard cab EMDs lead this day's train on the run... (more)
PTRA Port Job 235 accelerates up the UP Strang Sub off the Sims Bayou bridge and out of the vast industrial areas in the Port of Houston.
One of the few-remaining grey ghost AC44s leads a southbound manifest down the UP Glidden Sub past the old Imperial Sugar mill southwest of Houston.
A trio of retro Canadian National GEs are on the point of a BNSF grain load for Mexico via Eagle Pass, Texas, seen here passing a field outside of Lockhart right at sunset.
A Vulcan rock load heads south on the UP West Belt sub past BNSF's New South Yard south of downtown.
The Big Boy races east down the legendary SP Sunset Route in desolate, empty far West Texas.
KCS 4185 heads past the Mesa crossovers at the east end of Englewood Yard in northeast Houston.
After departing its service stop at the Flatonia railfan pavilion, 4014 gets underway towards Houston, passing some spectators on the east side of town.
A small cluster of cars in the chase pack rush to get ahead of 4014 as it nears its next service stop in Valentine, Texas. Only about 20-25 cars in total were out chasing the Big Boy through the v... (more)
On the San Antonio-Houston leg of The Great Race Across the Southwest, 4014 races east down the Glidden sub heading into its next service stop in Eagle Lake.
The Great Race Across the Southwest departs Alpine, Texas, the morning of November 2. Cold temperatures caused the unit to smoke hard coming through town.