Used primarily to store junk, UP 25547 has seen better days.
The last time I saw and photographed this locomotive, was 5 yrs ago. It still looks pretty good. It's certainly the best looking "snoot" on the UP roster.
The best looking "snoot" I've ever photographed.
This is the first time the caboose has come to McAlester since its restoration. AOK 4093 & the caboose (which used to be orange) match quite well now.
This caboose has been under restoration for about 2 years now. The only thing still missing are the AOK decals.
Loaded grain train (left) and manifest (right) wait for their turn to head south. This would have made a nice night shot, but both trains were gone before dark.
End of the line ... these trolleys used to roam the streets of McAlester and Tulsa.
They are now falling apart in front of "Trolleys" restaurant.
The conductor steps down to line the switch from 8 rail to the siding, leaving a ghost like trail.
The "Super Seven" sisters tied down for the night.
Looking like fresh out of the paint shop, this train departed McAlester, headed to UP Ray yard in Denison, TX.
UP 4433 sits in the "scale track" at Monroe Ave. waiting to be picked up.
UP 5325 patiently waits for a southbound crew.
This coal train is about to leave while another one is already pulling into 8 rail to swap crews and head south as well.