Rolling south with a Houston-bound freight. Photo by Calvin Christman, from my collection.
I think this was my first visit to this prosperous classic family-owned shortline. I was interesting place with an assortment of critters running all over, even occasionally going to interchange ... (more)
Considering that short little stack I would guess this is the predominant end of the unit we would see. As a note: GE advertised the 70 Ton model's electrical system as being as simple as a Chev... (more)
Sometime in the late 80s this former High Point Thomasville & Denton unit is doing one of the daily chores around town. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
Yard switcher has set out the Santa Fe Southern unit for interchange to NS for shipment west. It shares the yard with a couple of loads of lumber and some heavy mining equipment. Now they are he... (more)
Lowest bid makes strange bedfellows. This former DRGW unit is towing the newly repainted ex-CSX GP16 out to the interchange with NS. Despite looking good in the new paint the "foreigner" is with... (more)
A DASH (Dallas-Shreveport) train along with some M of W guys are waiting to go back to work. The "Cobra" unit is ex CN. Shot in the late 90s or early 2000s. Photo by Jim Satterwhite,... (more)
Over the years this was always a great place to find a variety of power. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
K&T's facility in the tiny town sits hard by the CNO&TP main. Here we see the main, the scale house, NS maintenance of way trailers and the entire roster or ex-DRGW Alcos. In the seventies there... (more)
Always in the market for a bargain, KCS picked up this former B&O unit somewhere and upgraded it throughout. Today it's working a local, AKA a "dodger", a delightfully quaint nickname I... (more)
Years ago CN bought a slew of these and seemed to almost immediately decided they didn't need them all. They ended up all over. With added dynamic brakes they look great. A snow hood would be n... (more)
I were king I would have "Mars" lights on all locomotives. Beware who you make king. LOL. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
The greatest locomotive of the late 1900s is heading a military train in east Texas. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
I'm going to miss this railroad more than any other one since the Clinchfield. It was the closest big "exotic" railroad to me in the last few years. These units hark back to the days w... (more)
Things seemed more interesting when the 4-axle units went up the "hollers" on mine runs. These units are entering the north end of the former C&O yard. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from ... (more)