Sunset Ltd heading west over Huey Long Bridge
BNSF power leads CSX detour train via CN with rocks for repair work along Gulf coast
Rare sight before Katrina, NOPB power transfer 8 cars from New Orleans to UP. Berfore storm virtually all bridge transfers used Class I RR power.
NOPB old EMD SW's 105 and 151 (SW1500) push cars into the Central Ave Yard
NOPB 2002 with restored 1927 Pullman Observation car "City of New Orleans" ready to depart past 1925 roundhouse and turntable.
Large (60-80 car) CSX rock trains detoured over UP tracks are common sights post-Katrina
Very mixed power on eastbound UP train - FURX3048,GATX7376,UP7910,UP(SP)2739,WC7526,FURX3024
Southbound "City" moves slowly over north (L. Pontchartrain side) trestle. Track, cables, and roadbed were swept inland during Katrina but the wood trestle survived. CN work crews continue major ... (more)
New Orleans lost virtually all Canal and Riverfront streetcars and the St. Charles Line catenary system to Katrina. Solution - St. Charles street cars began operating on the entire Riverfront tra... (more)
Northbound Crescent splits new signals on NS tracks repaired post-Katrina.
New RTA streetcars 2005 and 2002 take-on free riders during test runs -built by NORTA to resemble Perley Thomas cars, all were flooded during the 9-2005 levee breaks. Canal St service using St Ch... (more)
NS 130 north with mix of Dash-9 and SD60 power (9464,6779,9654,6612,6704,9427,9215) will travel through Katrina wrought wreckage and downed trees to northern MS