The San Antonio bound Texas Eagle taps the 3x2 diamonds at the former site of Tower 55, which was razed a month earlier (out of frame to right). The Eagle is, for the moment, about 5 minutes ahead of schedule.
A long distance train between Chicago and San Antonio that serves several large cities along the route, including St. Louis, Little Rock, Dallas, Fort Worth, and Austin. Three times a week it carries through cars to Los Angeles via a connection with the S
The Lone Star State is big on route mileage but small on passenger service with only three routes for the second biggest state by size and population. Offerings include the Sunset Limited, Texas Eagle and Heartland Flyer.