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  1. Lots of Signals at East Mathews Siding

    Lots of Signals at East Mathews Siding

    CTC is coming to the KCS Laredo Sub. During Texas Mexican days; the entire railroad was dark with track warrants. CTC will allow more train movements between Laredo and Corpus Christi, Texas.
  2. Working a hill

    Working a hill

    KCS 4038 West is working one of the many hills that lay between Corpus Christi and Laredo, Texas. Another unit cut in the middle as a DPU has not been very helpful for this heavy manifest because its speed fell to 12mph for most of the climb.
  3. 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.
  4. K

    Bolton's Crown Quality Wheat Express GP9 Locomotive #1005 Vernon, Texas

    Bolton's Crown Quality Wheat Express GP9 locomotive #1005 stands at the ready to switch cars for the grain elevator in the distance. The hardy locomotive had just survived one of the severe thunder storms that are the norm for this part of northern Texas. The BCQ serves the towns of Vernon...
  5. Cut Off Crossing

    Cut Off Crossing

    This crossing is opposite of the distributor facility. A complex crossing is justified because it is on a major street. A exempt sign is placed to notify vehicles that require to make the mandated stop to continue as the track service is discounted.
  6. Alcohol Travel Ends

    Alcohol Travel Ends

    I ran across this Beer Distributor in Beaumont Texas. The track has been cut as you can see. I figure cutting the track the way it is shown enforces no service to the facility. I conclude that business may have been redirected to trucking.
  7. 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
  8. BNSF 2518 Deadline Temple, Texas

    BNSF 2518 Deadline Temple, Texas

    BNSF 2518 sits in the deadline at Temple, Texas on August 4, 2011
  9. Santa Fe GP30 Deadline Temple, Texas

    Santa Fe GP30 Deadline Temple, Texas

    BNSF 2421, an ex Santa Fe GP30 sits in storage at Temple, Texas on August 4, 2011
  10. Ex SP AC4400 UP 6403 Taylor, Texas

    Ex SP AC4400 UP 6403 Taylor, Texas

    UP 6403 in Southern Pacific paint passes through Taylor, Texas on an empty SATX coal train heading back north
  11. Santa Fe Depot

    Santa Fe Depot

    This depot which sits east of the main Railroad tracks was used as a law office. Now it sits quitely as people come by see it and the caboose that sits on the side from Southern Pacific
  12. As rare as the Eagle comes

    As rare as the Eagle comes

    For the first time in years a matching set of engines and cars were placed on the front of the Texas Eagle, even more rare then the heritage Genesis was the Dash 8 led unit.
  13. Matching Phase IV Texas Eagle

    Matching Phase IV Texas Eagle

    For the first time in years a matching set of engines and cars were placed on the front of the Texas Eagle, even more rare then the heritage Genesis was the Dash 8 led unit.
  14. 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.
  15. Texas Cheif

    Texas Cheif

    Amtrak Texas Cheif arrivoing in Lincolv\n Il
  16. Brenham Texas Late Light

    Brenham Texas Late Light

    BNSF provides a late light southbound (or eastbound) stacker to close the day on Feb 5, 2011.
  17. 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.
  18. Hays Street Bridge S.A. Texas

    Hays Street Bridge S.A. Texas

    Hays Street bridge at San Antonio Texas. Good place for over head shots of Del Rio Sub Main 1&2.
  19. Hays Street Bridge S.A. Texas

    Hays Street Bridge S.A. Texas

    Hays Street bridge at San Antonio Texas. Good place for over head shots of Del Rio Sub Main 1&2.
  20. UP 2010 BSA

    UP 2010 BSA

    UP 2010 chugs through the now quiet zoned downtown Longview on December 30th, 2010 as the DPU on the ITIMN.



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