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  1. Cotton Belt 9647 Hearne, Texas

    Cotton Belt 9647 Hearne, Texas

    Cotton Belt GP60 sits in the yard at Hearne, Texas after returning from local work on March 24, 2011
  2. SSW 9708 East at Uvalde, Tx

    SSW 9708 East at Uvalde, Tx

    SSW 9708 & SSW 9699 GP60s assigned to the LAS11.
  3. SSW 9708 East at Knippa, Tx

    SSW 9708 East at Knippa, Tx

    SSW 9708 Slow roll through Knippa for BP inspection. Unpatched SSW GP 60 Units
  4. A Pretty Pair

    A Pretty Pair

    San Francisco Belt's Alco S2's gleam in the sunlight of a fine October day.
  5. Cotton Belt at San Ardo

    Cotton Belt at San Ardo

    Cotton Belt 9666 leads the Union Pacific "Santa Margarita Turn" near San Ardo, California in February of 2002. Rain clouds are not far off in the distance on this day.
  6. GP60's in my shadow

    GP60's in my shadow

    Cotton Belt 9664 roars up the 3% grade near Cupertino, California with the Southern Pacific "Permanente Local" in September of 1995. Lest I forgot that my shadow was beneath the train! Also from my first roll of B&W ever.
  7. SP Monterey Local heading home

    SP Monterey Local heading home

    The Southern Pacific "Monterey Local" heads for home while passing Elkhorn, California in May of 1996. This local which ran from Watsonville Junction to the Monterey Branch has been wiped off the books due to low carloadings.
  8. Cotton Belt / SSW 9693

    Cotton Belt / SSW 9693

  9. Black Belt

    Black Belt

    The coal empties roll on. It's hard to belive this train started out as a manifest!
  10. SSW 7286 - Saginaw TX

    SSW 7286 - Saginaw TX

    Duncan local with a Cotton Belt running solo northbound on the UP Duncan sub, ex Rock Island.
  11. Cotton Belt Leads the Way

    Cotton Belt Leads the Way

    Cotton Belt GP60 #9644 heads up eight locomotives on this westbound freight as it passes through Bena in Tehachapi Pass on UP's Mojave Subdivision in July 1999.
  12. A Flag Falling.....

    A Flag Falling.....

    Norfolk Beltline #2428, an MP-15DC heads west as part of the consist in NS-227 for re-painting in its new NS paint scheme and service. The Belt Line was recently aquired by NS as they expand operations in the Port of Hampton Roads. One more gone...
  13. In your...hood?

    In your...hood?

    Do end-cab switchers have a "face," per se? The hood end is invariably the front, but that makes for a face that would make Jimmy Durante envious. San Francisco Belt Alco S-2's #49 (ex-23) and 25 had long been fixtures at San Francisco's Golden Gate Railroad Museum, but the units...
  14. Central Delta Depot Museum - M.J. Scanlon

    Central Delta Depot Museum - M.J. Scanlon

    This depot turned museum is located in Brinkley, Arkansas. It stands where the current UP Brinkley Sub merges into the UP Jonesboro Sub.
  15. SSW 52101 - Cotton Belt Tank Car - M.J. Scanlon

    SSW 52101 - Cotton Belt Tank Car - M.J. Scanlon

    Where do old Cotton Belt tank cars go to die? In a field near the tracks of the UP Wynne Sub in eastern Arkansas.
  16. Fallen and Falling

    Fallen and Falling

    On the last day of occupation of the tower, Cotton Belt pays homage to Tower 17 (the last manned tower in Texas) on an appropriately dreary and drizzly February evening. The last watch is already packing up, when they leave an era in railroading history will be gone forever.
  17. Cotton Belt Boxcar

    Cotton Belt Boxcar

    I took this last week at Spring Jct.
  18. SSW 9656 - GP60 - M.J. Scanlon

    SSW 9656 - GP60 - M.J. Scanlon

    An unpatched Cotton Belt locomotive is a very rare sight in 2005. SSW 9656 is seen here as the second locomotive in today's Job 43 train as it pulls out of the Wesson Oil Mill Plant on the backside of Sargent Yard near the NS main lines.
  19. IHB Switcher

    IHB Switcher

    An Indiana Harbor Belt switcher sits in their yard near Chicago.
  20. Good old boys

    Good old boys

    SSW 76387&7652 In Denver yard at sunset.





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