Yet-to-be-delivered BNSF 8200 is just underway on it's maiden voyage as the rear unit of a 2 unit test run just north of the GE-Fort Worth plant on 3/24/14.
Winter weather at Tower 55 froze switches requiring several crews to work non-stop to keep the trains rolling. Every switch had to be thawed to be lined ahead of every train approaching, a slow process. Although it took a long time to get a train through, they did manage to keep Tower 55 open.
BNSF (BN) 8109 SD60M casts its reflection is what is left of the snow (yes it technically snowed in Fort Worth even if it did not amount to much) and rain of the last few days. Here is another of the remaining unpatched BN units. Her sister engine in trail BNSF 8152 does sport a very small...
Trinity Railway Express 568 (F59PH) leaves Fort Worth's Intermodal Transportation Center for its last stop at the old Texas & Pacific station before starting its trip back east to Dallas. 23 Feb 2008
Built in 1900. Formerly: Santa Fe Depot, Fort Worth Union Depot
This Beaux Arts styled train depot features red and white stone banding and decorative brickwork. The architect for this building is unknown, but the contractors were David Smith and John Bardon. The building has served many of...
Santa Fe Freight Station, built 1938.
Constructed in 1938 as one of the improvements to the Fort Worth Union Depot, this depot housed inbound and outbound freight, cold storage, and offices. This building's design is utilitarian; however, it does feature decorative brick work, a stepped cast...
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