An empty grain train allowed some weekend shooting on the Georgia Northeastern RR, seen here passing the Holly Springs Community Center, a well cared for ex-L&N station.
Rio Grandeeeee on the NS!
An ECO/road slug set bring empty rail flatcars past the Deer Lofts. Originally built by the John Deere Plow Co. in 1887, the building was recently turned into high end condominiums.
A friend introduced me to the area over 20 years ago and now, I'll dance on your coffee table and sing that Neosho, MO to Siloam Springs, AR is the most scenic part of the KCS system.
An empty Brownsville, TX to Kansas City, MO grain train passes an recently repainted concrete milepost drifting down the north slope of Rich Mountain.
A CSX yard job pulls down the Upriver lead for headroom while drilling their yard.
A run-through intermodal bound for Los Angeles, CA heads towards interchange with the BNSF at Memphis, TN.
A hot Rutherford, PA to Rossville, TN intermodal tiptoes across the lift bridge over the Tennessee River.
KCS loaded coal train 3CKCSH22 leaves behind the Chocktaw Nation of Oklahoma, which comprises the Southeast area of the state. Originally, the entire state of Oklahoma was Indian Territory.
A UP powered CWEKC24 drifts past BNSF lead 3CKCSH22. Powder River Basin bituminous coal comes from both railroads to serve the many power plants on the KCS system.
A 149 car "M Train" is running 2x1 up Rich Mountain on a brisk November morning. Sheltered between the peaks, many deciduous trees have retained their leaves past Thanksgiving.
Fire prevention is important in Goodman, MO!
Running an unusual 2x3 DPU configuration, I was pleased the only non-Union Pacific locomotive was in the lead, seen here crossing the Elk river.
Running over KCS haulage rights on the jointly owned Meridian Speedway, NS 226-23 is KCS IZLCAIB21, having just interchanged to NS from UP ZLCAI 21. This is the fastest train between Los Angeles ... (more)
The North Yard Car Shop leaves no doubt as to the owner, while the Port 181 job works the south end of the yard.