Combining all three paint schemes, PTRA's heritage painted locomotive leads Port 264 dragging 87 tank cars from Pasadena Yard to North Yard.
MDYNL may be extremely late, after taking 28 hours to get from Dayton to Spring, but the extremely early Christmas signage is more than offsetting things.
Consisting almost completely of FPAX tanks & plastic pellet hoppers, the Formosa Fapper crosses from #2 to #1 at Runnels, around MOW working just behind us.
Returning from the Port of Houston to Falls City, NE; X PTNFCN9 10 starts back up to change crews at South Yard.
Houston-Spring LHN40 is about to take the wye onto the West Belt, while a BNSF grainer G ENILDH9 07, running as UP GRNGPJ 09, diverges off the West Belt to the Houston Sub on it's way to PTRA Nort... (more)
An extra San Antonio Kirby Yard to Livonia freight comes around the Maury St Connection onto #1 of the West Belt at Tower 71.
Loaded KCS rail train WSHLR11 bound for Laredo gives a friendly wave to train MSZJA11, running on UP as MSZJAJ 11, which has just dogged in the siding.
KCS MSHSZ11 curves from the Cuero onto the Angleton Sub on it's zig-zag route between Shreveport & Sanchez.
A Houston to Laredo/KCSM empty autorack repo catches the last rays of light, passing the old Imperial Sugar Refinery. As you can see, the town has way more character than the country-ish band of ... (more)
The Sunset Limited has completed it's station stop and passes some Southern Pacific searchlights that have survived into full PTC implementation.
Who wouldn't want to spend a Wednesday afternoon inspecting your railroad?
Retaining it's as delivered headlight housing, the 2976 is no stranger to New Orleans, running through town mated with an F-Unit slug shortly after delivery in 1981.
Yard crew YAV36 15 schleps AEGGN 11 across the 17th Street Canal. To the left is Pump Station No. 6, which was built in 1899 and is the most powerful pumping station in the metro area. Photo tak... (more)
An NS utility man has made a cut 37 deep for crew YAV10 16 on train MLINSL 15 to set their Linwood block on the Freight Lead at Frenchmen St.
This streetcars is just a few years away from it's 100th birthday. Thanks to the vision of those who realized streetcars were an integral part of New Orleans.