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Still moving against the current between Texarkana and Marshall, TX, the rock train must have confused the UP dispatcher when it got to the KCS interlocker at Jefferson, TX. Here, the brakeman had to go to the signal bungalow to contact the DS to get a signal to cross the KCS.
UP rock train approaches Kildare siding on the Marshall - Texarkana, TX line. This train is running "against the current" and has three trains backed up waiting for it to clear. The paint scheme is vaguely reminiscent of the old MoPac scheme - appropiate, as this is a former MP line!
A UP eastbound holds the main at Big Sandy TX. Family World is a "famous" resort (for those of you that travel highway 80 across Texas, anyway!) that holds dances "Every Monday, Thursday and Saturday" for all comers - and the ratio of women to men is about 3 to 1! Beware...
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