RailPictures.Net Photo: ATSF 2240 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF) EMD GP7u at Harrisburg, Texas by Steve Patterson
 
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» October 14, 1989
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In Sept. 1989 some enterprising Houston businessmen began operating “The Texas Limited” about 4 days per week between Houston and Galveston on the SP. The following month, Oct. 14, 1989, the southbound train was crossing a bayou at Harrisburg, Texas with leased ATSF Geep 2240 as their own F unit was in the shop. The first car was ex-CRI&P named “Michelob;” 2nd car was ex-ATSF Chimayo” built for the Super Chief in 1937, and 3rd car was an ex-CB&Q dome coach from the Calif. Zephyr, lettered for the Roaring Fork Ry.
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