A 1983 business trip took me to Austin, Texas. I managed a visit to the Georgetown Railroad, in hopes of catching some of the Baldwin switchers on the roster. I had to settle for an SW1500, which ... (more)
A GRR MP15 sits outside the locomotive shop in Georgetown, TX.
Traffic in Georgetown encounters an unexpected delay as the "Edwin Brazelton Snead" heavyweight passenger car is moved at walking speed for roughly three miles. This car was formerly the Missouri-... (more)
GRR quarry job Georgetown
Northbound GRR train returning to Georgetown from UP interchange at Round Rock
A pair of Georgetown RR's considerable fleet (at least for a railroad this size) work some stored SATX hoppers north of the railroad's headquarters. GP20 9056 is of Milwaukee Road origin. MP15DC... (more)
Georgetown RR rock train near Georgetown, TX in May 1976.
Georgetown RR Baldwin S-12 switchers 1006 and 1005 are plugged into stand-by power as they await tomorrow's assignments art the Georgetown, Texas rock quarry.
What is it? Numberless 50-ton Atlas diesel, one of two built in the early 1940's for the U.S. Navy with side rods and radial couplers, was working for Georgetown Railroad at Georgetown, Texas on... (more)
This one has been sitting a while. Notice the rust is running out of the battery box and staining the ballast. Either that or the engineer is a very precise parker.
A road train, with a loader that travels along on top of gons and two ex-MILW style GP-9 rebuilds.
A Georgetown Railroad GP20 sits outside of the shop, looking like she won't run again.
Rebuilt from NW U25B 8146, originally WAB 507