The X745 departs Reserve yard and begins the southbound stretch of it's test run.
A look out from the conductor's side as we near the end of the 9800 foot spillway bridge.
Starting across the river.
Cab interior of the KCS4 at the beginning of it's new, but short, career pulling the Belle.
Clean break of the rail.
This SD wears a fresh coat of Gray.
Crews work to re-rail this geep.
Descending the 1.3% grade coming down the west side.
Climbing the 1.3% grade, west side of the Mississippi River bridge.
Look closely and you'll see a bright yellow bumper through the grass.
The speed recorder reads 50 as we meet train #56(in the hole with U.P. power) at Lobdell.
Engineer Donald Crump on KCS 1 with new desktop controls. The whistle cord remains.