Department of Transportation Test Car.
Southern Pacific 794, an Alco 2-8-2 built in 1916 for SP and erected as a static display in 1957 by Southern Pacific Railroad, the City of San Antonio, the Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club ... (more)
Now actually owned by UP this unit is in the last paint scheme and has teamed up to lead a large auto rack train.
BN power pulling an SP freight.
Westbound train with foreign power is tiptoeing thru the daisies. No tulips.
The classic American passenger unit.
A new crew is beginning to climb aboard Amtrak's eastbound Sunset Limited, which will be departing in the next 20 minutes or so. The tri-weekly service is operating 4 and half hours behind schedul... (more)
Hey, pal, take a bath. A very grungy looking AC4400 is the sole power in charge of this westbound autorack train as it heads by the former Southern Pacific station in San Antonio. It will s... (more)
Another westbound train, a BNSF-FerroMex Freight taken from Saltillo Street & Trinity Street (Martinez Park) on 11 Jan 20. This train came south on the Austin Sub #1 main and through the connecti... (more)
The class unit and #2 of MKTs excellent SD40-2s sit idle in San Antonio in the early 1980s. Some of MKT's ex-Kennecott Copper GP39-2s sit to the right.
Stopped in front of the Alamodome for service on the eastbound Sunset Limited.
Yet another entry in the UP parade, an eastbound races by, splitting the on SP target signals, living on borrowed time.
Sunset Station at Sunrise.Two centenarians stand guard ... the 107-year-old Texas & New Orleans Mikado #794 next to the 1902-vintage Southern Pacific Depot (n/k/a "Sunset Station"... (more)
Glamour Shot of AMTK 203 - Operation Lifesaver Unit.
“The Sunrise”, exactly 12 hours late, passing the big local railfan spot. Good for photographers, passengers, not so much.