Austin Western's Butler Turn returns back to Manor on a spring-like February Sunday, reflected in a pool of water from the previous day's rain.
A pair of rebuilt SD40Ns lead the Slot Machine work train toward San Antonio, having just entered the Austin Sub from the Lockhart Sub.
Katy Pacific No.397, built by the American Locomotive Co.
in 1917, is crossing the trestle over Shoal Creek. The
train is the southbound Texas Special.
A nine-unit consist of five WAMX/AWRR (ex-C&NW) GP50s, a WAMX SD40-2, two BNSF C44-9Ws and a BNSF ES44DC roll a hundred car train of empty rock gons west through the Texas Hill Country northwest o... (more)
UP's LAW-51 local out of Taylor, TX is crossing Brushy Creek at 4:30 pm with a short train returning from Kerr, the Georgetown RR connection at the end of the Georgetown Industrial Lead, (or DX002... (more)
A great little Texas shortline terminal right down to the peekumup and yes, the old fuel pump was functional.
Two days after my sixteenth birthday ... where does one drive with dad and a few friends? Why, a couple hundred miles north to where the ATSF has a three-way junction. At the junction, a typical... (more)
A northbound Katy train hits the MoPac diamond near downtown New Braunfels. During this time, MKM SD40-3s 8001-8003 (as I believe they were designated at the time) often seemed to be in the lead o... (more)
AWRR commenced operations on this line October 1, 2007. What a way to start out a contract.
A UP empty rock train heads into Georgetown on the DX2 lead for another load of rock from the Texas Crushed Stone Company.
Two NS engines crawl through Austin with a UP vehicle train in tow as cranes shift girders in the background
With his escort in the background, a rail-test vehicle checks this mainline track between San Antonio and Taylor. This track went through an extensive tie-replacement program in late 2007.
The Abbott Turn passes through Bertram on its way home to McNeil.
AUAR power in their McNeil, TX yard on a Saturday afternoon/evening.