GP40 #220 leads the way on a westbound freight at Brookshire,Tx (35 miles west of Houston).
An agent was still present in the town as evidenced by the order board above the last engine.
An E8 and E7 lead a 12 car commuter train to the end of the evening run at Joliet,Ill.
The cars were built in the 20's.
The fireman on MP B23-7 #4606 prepares to grab orders at the Santa Fe station at Alvin,Tx.
This train entered the Santa Fe at Algoa Jct (a few miles away) from the Missouri Pacific Kingsville Div... (more)
One of a number of SP RS-11 units that worked in the Houston area at that time.
SP #7243 is helping out on the eastbound Sunset Limited near East Bernard,Tx (about 50 miles west of Houston).
Shortly after leaving the Houston station, the eastbound Sunset Limited is between the SP Hardy St shops and Englewood Yard.
Ex-CZ observation Silver Lookout adds class to the consist.
ex-NYC GP9 works at Collinwood along with an ex-PRR caboose under the highway bridge built in 1925.
The southbound Southern Crescent has just left the station in Laurel -- only 140 miles to New Orleans.
The porter on the westbound Sunset Limited waits for passengers to board ex-UP 10-6 Pacific View.
Miss that steam!
I believe this was the only F unit painted blue by Conrail. Ex-NYC F7 #1648 is at the Collinwood Shops east of Cleveland.
It was a busy day on the west side of the EL yard/shops in Marion -- just a few weeks before Conrail.
An SP crew change on the eastbound Sunset Limited.
The southbound Southern Crescent is just north of Peachtree Station in Atlanta on its daily trip from New York.
Every other day it would continue to New Orleans.
The Panama Limited consist headed straight to the wash racks after arrival.
This is an ex-Seaboard Air Line tavern lounge observation car
This MKT work train had an interesting array of equipment -- including a heavyweight car, troop sleeper and an oversize load passing through Coupland ,Tx.