The Arkansas and Missouri’s Fort Smith Turn eases toward the crossing with the Missouri Pacific in Van Buren Arkansas. MOPAC’s Wagoner Subdivision is in the foreground.
A&M C420 Nº58, a non dynamic model is at Van Buren, Arkansas on May 1, 2019. Unlike most Alco variants, 58 has had it's hood door handles replaced with standard knuckle busters.
It's a wet and dreary day at Van Buren, Arkansas as A&M's Ft Smith Local retrieves the day's cars from UP with it's pair of immaculate Alco C420s.
UP 2408 east brings it's train into downtown Van Buren after crossing the Arkansas River from Oklahoma.
The engineer on the Arkansas & Midland invited us inside the cab to take photographs of the old Alco number 34. The train had stopped and was waiting for clearance to cross the Arkansas River bri... (more)
Five years after the acquisition of the Missouri Pacific by the Union Pacific, a pair of UP SD40-2’s brackets three MP SD’s on former MP trackage at Van Buren, Arkansas. The train is seen crossing... (more)
ALCo Number AM 44 arrives at Van Buren with the tourist train.
Inbound Fort Smith Turn passes the depot at Van Buren shortly after midnight. They will drop their train about a half mile down the line for the yard job to pickup and run light to the south yard ... (more)
A UP C36-7 and SD40-2 lead a westbound freight at Van Buren, AR || October 1988
In those days this was the latest thing and looking good. UP hadn't even got to it with a renumbering yet!
AM 46 runs around its 3 car tourist run
While studying the rods and valve gear of the 844, I noticed some names and dates chalked into the dirt and grime on the main drive wheel. This ‘dirt graffiti’ could be found all along the train; ... (more)