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  1. Waiting for dusk

    Waiting for dusk

    KCS 4699 East gets ready to depart the KCS Laredo Sub and eventually head north on UP Brownsville Sub at Robstown, Texas.
  2. More Color Than My Brain Can Handle

    More Color Than My Brain Can Handle

    It's always a great day when you can catch one (two) of KCS's Southern Belle painted locomotives! But catch one on a beautiful, blue sky filled day like today, and it's almost mind blowing! This Southbound train on NS tracks makes its way past Birmingham's Amtrak Station.
  3. KCS MOW vehicles

    KCS MOW vehicles

    MOW vehicles on KCS tracks in Stilwell, OK, just south of Carson Ranch buildings on Route 59. Their large warehouse is to the left of frame.
  4. KCS MOW Close

    KCS MOW Close

    MOW vehicle on KCS tracks in Stilwell, OK, just south of Carson Ranch buildings on Route 59
  5. Headed South At A Fast Clip

    Headed South At A Fast Clip

    This Southbound NS 339 is seen approaching 15th Place SW on the far West end of downtown Birmimgham. I caught this train meeting a northbound at the 27th Street interlock on the opposite side of town. Apparently, they forgot to turn the lights back on after the meet. After hand signalling the...
  6. Hey Dude! Turn Your Lights On!

    Hey Dude! Turn Your Lights On!

    This Southbound is seen approaching 15th Place SW on the far West end of downtown Birmimgham. I caught this train meeting a northbound at the 27th Street interlock on the opposite side of town. Apparently, they forgot to turn the lights back on after the meet.
  7. KCS Depot

    KCS Depot

    This is the KCS Depot in DeQuincy, Louisiana. One of the great depots that had passenger and freight service. It is surrounded on 3 sides with railroad tracks. A great place of respect.
  8. Knockin' down the gates

    Knockin' down the gates

    KCS 4680 west leads a Mexico bound grain train at Alice, TX. The former Texas Mexican line between Corpus Christi and Laredo is plagued with numerous grade x-ings in every town. This train had unusual 1x1 dpu set-up.
  9. Variation in the Retro Belle Scheme

    Variation in the Retro Belle Scheme

    Notice the different location of the road number on side.
  10. Eastern Railfan

    Gulfport, MS - 02/14/11

    On my last day in Mississippi, I made my way over to Gulfport while my friend was at work. I was hoping to catch the Kansas City Southern in action since it's not a railroad I've had the pleasure of watching before. Much to my delight there was a local running between the yard in Gulfport and...
  11. KCS Geeps

    KCS Geeps

    KCS Geeps haul it all off the Macaroni line onto UP's Sunset Line and into and thru Houston.
  12. GP16's and GP22ECO's

    GP16's and GP22ECO's

    Two examples of geeps placed into a remanufacturing program. A matched set of GP22ECO's, KCS 2811 and KCS 2810, rest next to a matched set of GP16's working the intermodal yard, PREX 1601 and PREX 1600.
  13. Grey KCS Geeps

    Grey KCS Geeps

    This pair of old school Geeps works the Macaroni Line in SE Texas.
  14. KCS 2

    KCS 2

    KCS 2 on Christmas Train in Beaumont, TX.
  15. KCS at Kenw Curve

    KCS at Kenw Curve

    KCS Texmex or Mextex? train coming from Mexico off of the KCS Rosenburg Sub to the UP.
  16. KCS Wallpaper

    KCS Wallpaper

    KCS comes off of home tracks and onto UP for the dash to and thru Houston. Rosenberg, Tx. Canon 50D, Sigma 20/1.8
  17. KCS 2845

    KCS 2845

    Bored at lunch...
  18. Ballast work in Joplin

    Ballast work in Joplin

    I think this is called a ballast re-conditioner or cleaner. I do know this... it is VERY noisy as it moves along the tracks. It was southbound on KCS tracks just south of the 20th St. crossing adjacent to the Dillons grocery store.
  19. Filters and edits and layers; Oh My!

    Filters and edits and layers; Oh My!

    Saved from the digital dumpster by PaintShop Pro X1.
  20. MNA Locomotive 4010

    MNA Locomotive 4010

    MNA Locomotive 4010 with an Operation Lifesaver motif #449 in tandem, westbound at 12th and Florida in Joplin, Mo. Was pulling KCS hopper cars.



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