The "Frisco Lines" logo remains on a former SLSF office building in Springfield, MO on Oct. 16, 1999.
The "Frisco" logo refuses to give up on the side of a derelict SLSF caboose in Springfield, MO on Oct. 16, 1999.
Frisco built a showplace of a yard for the Memphis area literally in the middle of nowhere. It was a great place to railfan. Needless to say we gave it a hour or so and moved on!
Back in the day when SLSF ran from Monett, MO all the way to Texas, as I recall.
Before the BN bought the Frisco they had a number of GP35's leased for system wide service due to a power shortage in early to mid 1979. Most of them tended to congregate in the Pacific Northwest ... (more)
On its second to last run, 1522 crests the apex of a hill at the east siding switch at Cuba. This beautiful locomotive had its excursion career shortened prematurely, mostly due to teh high cost ... (more)
Frisco GP38AC #640 leads train QLA around the curve at the Southern Railway interchange. In a few yards, the locomotives will pound across the Southern Railway N.A. District crossing adjacent to ... (more)
SW7 #303 and SW1500 #325 in Frisco East Thomas Yard.
Frisco GP38AC #661 and 645 are tied down for New Year's Eve in gloomy weather
Known at one time as the "loudest engine in America" for its exceptionally sharp exhaust, former excursion star Frisco 1522 now sits entombed in the Museum of Transportation. I was fortunate enoug... (more)