Frisco purchase the Alabama, Tennessee & Northern Railway in 1948, and also acquired eleven new Alco RS-1's nos. 101-111 with "AT&N" sublettering.
In Jonesboro, Arkansas, UP 8420 leads a southbound train out of the Jonesboro Yard onto the main.
A UP local works in Jonesboro Yard with an ex-Cotton Belt GP60 (ex-SSW 9673). In the adjacent BNSF yard, a pair of former Santa Fe GP50s sit idle. BNSF 3174 is ex-ATSF 3821, and BNSF 3100 (now ... (more)
Caboose BN 12385 brings up the rear of a BNSF local outside of Jonesboro, AR. The train consists mainly of freshly rebuilt tank cars from the TrinityRail maintenance center about one mile east of... (more)
A short MP freight is southbound just short of the at-grade crossing with BN's ex-Frisco Springfield-Memphis line.
UP 189 has served for 25 years, but just has a couple more years left. It is sort of working old home territory as it switches in the former Cotton Belt yard in Jonesboro.
The low angle of the late afternoon sun lights up the cigar band on 5498's nose as it barrels past the old wooden Cotton Belt depot. The depot has since been removed, and the scene modernized (st... (more)
Having traveled 65 miles from Memphis, a St. Louis-San Francisco "westbound" freight passes through Jonesboro, Arkansas on its run to Springfield, Mo. on June 2, 1961. Two Alco FA-1's have three ... (more)
This B30-7 ran out its final months on UP in a deplorable state. With its fate already determined, there was no reason to repaint.
Splendid in a bright red coat, HLCX number 3827 sits in the Jonesboro, Arkansas, Union Pacific yard awaiting its next assignment.
Parked by the derail marker, this faded GP15-1 waits for an assignment on a cold Saturday in December at Union Pacific's Jonesboro (Arkansas) Yard.
A new BNSF ES44DC unit, 7760, brings a grain train through the heart of Jonesboro, Arkansas, on the Thayer South Subdivision. BNSF 2517, an EMD GP35u, is also pictured with its caboose BN 12385.
UP local LWA54 switches off the UP main line, by an old depot in Jonesboro, Arkansas, into the Union Pacific yard. BNSF 7760 heads south on the BNSF Thayer South Sub mainline on the opposite side ... (more)
A nice surprise to catch this old Burlington Northern caboose (BN 12385) in Jonesboro, Arkansas, at the BNSF yard off the Thayer South Sub mainline.
My third autotrain of the day is UP AASEW 14, being led by UP 9102, as it passes Riceland Foods Mill at Gee Street in Jonesboro, Arkansas, on the UP Jonesboro Sub.