A rare visit by an SP U28C to Rock Island's El Reno Yard.
Extra 4158 South at speed through the S-curve just south of union City ok.
Carmen are re-railing West yard Job engine while switch crew looks on.
Katy's Parsons local just before leaving Turner Yard in Oklahoma City.
Specially equipped GP9s have a water spray to help cool dynamic brakes due to steep grades on this line.
SP and SSW 6-axle power were reasonably frequent visitors on the Rock Island
This was a real working "Mixed Train." One photo runby was only concession to tourists that rode the train.
The Parsons Local power at Katy's Turner Yard engine facility
Extra 3653 East with two U23Bs northbound at Okla City in the evening.
Very early morning shot of the power for the Walters Local during the "Wheat Rush."
In the cool of the evening....
The Head Brakeman prepares to set out the tankcar behind the engine at the local fertilizer plant
Illinois Central switch crew making up a passenger train