Spanning an old wooden trestle, the DPU of an eastbound KCS manifest crosses the Louisiana backwaters of Sibley, Louisiana, eastbound on KCS' Vicksburg Subdivision along what is defined as the ... (more)
High and not too long, a transfer job from the Public Belt is headed to the Union Pacific yard just around and is crossing the famous Huey P.!
A mix of lease power could be found across the KCS system during 2004 and 2005, one such mix of power is seen on a westbound manifest as it crosses Bayou Crew in Crew Lake, La. on KCS's Speedway.
New Orleans Northeastern District (NO&NE) train #141 crosses Lake Pontchartrain, approaching the South Shore of the nearly 6-mile-long bridge, with about 7000 ft of train, 112 cars, bound for New ... (more)
Two fisherman decide to take a break from trying to catch the big one so they can watch the eastbound Crescent Limited traverse Lake Pontchartrain.
Back in April 2006, Amtrak tested the viability of operating commuter service on the KCS between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, LA. While the idea had been discussed for decades, interest was renewe... (more)
Traversing the bridge over the infamous 17th street canal, NS 9280 and 9054 have just passed over I-10 and through the east floodgate portals; approaching the west floodgate portals at my back. Th... (more)
Transfer run from New Orleans East idles, waiting for a crew swap on a sunny afternoon in New Orleans. This businesslike paintjob could use a little scrubbing, as it's showing a grimy nose today.
DPU's on a Powder River coal train
Shot from a signalman's high rail vehicle pacing on the adjacent track, the Louisiana Steam Train Association's reborn steam locomotive (Algiers 1921) is making her first trip over the mighty Huey... (more)
A view of Shreveport LA from the upper deck of the parking garage at the Horseshoe Casino with a NS lead intermodal eastbound on the KCS Meridian Speedway.
With smoke in the distance and sea gulls dotting the water, KCS 652 South gingerly negotiates the causeway along Cross Lake as it heads into the built-up portion of Shreveport.
In busier times, I'm sure the twin track drawbridge was necessary. Now, just 2 daily trains cross the bridge, with occasional grain trains to spice things up a bit.
KCS piggyback train heading to New Orleans West Yard intermodal facility with 657 614 624 power. The trestle survived Katrina; the intermodal operations did not.