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After being stranded for nearly 3 months due to a trestle fire; Border Pacific 98 spends its first weekend in its home town. The burned out trestle was replaced by a fill. BOP is not a common carrier and exists to haul aggregates for its own needs. However, it provides ballast for nearby...
It's now in service as of 8-7-15
Well, UP is officially using the new line as of Aug 7, 2015. I caught a train heading to Mexico the following day. UP stated that the line will alleviate the city of Brownsville the burden of being bothered by excessive train delays (a whopping 6 trains a day)...
The WP disappeared way too quickly for me as I was only 10 at the merger. It prompted me to pay more attention to the surviving rolling stock. I am thankful that I was able to see a bunch of WP cars in Texas and get some shots.
Yes come to South Texas for bird watching as they'll accommodate...
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