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    Wellington Video

    Thanks for the link and taking the time to do the video! I really enjoyed Vis Major and this really helped put into perspective the location of everything!
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    Steamtown Ice Train 2011

    Amazing images, thanks for posting them!
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    Comment by 'UP Wings' in media 'Screaming Eagle'

    Great photo! Probably one of the best of the 1982 I have seen! Love it!
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    Comment by 'UP Wings' in media 'SOUTH CITY SWITCHERS: NEW CAMERA!'

    Poor things are all tagged up! Great pair to break a camera in with!!!
  5. Flying Through the Country Side

    Flying Through the Country Side

    An image of days gone by when this was the way to travel. This was taken on a trip with the Austin Steam Train Association on a 4th of July run to Bertram and back. The coach is named Buckeye Trail and is ex Nickel Plate Road but now has Milwaukee Road paint.
  6. Surveying His Train

    Surveying His Train

    Doc Schoen, President of the Austin Steam Train Association, takes a moment to pause in the vestibule and check his train. The train is making a run to Bertram and back on July 4th, 2009. The power is an RSD-15.
  7. DEER!!!


    A train on the Texas State Railroad is approaching the station Palastine. This shows how this railroad runs threw some of the best East Texas has to offer, as part of the residence of the area decides that he can't wait to cross the tracks and makes a run for it.
  8. Steel Wheels A Rollin'

    Steel Wheels A Rollin'

    The Union Pacific 844's side rods in motion as she runs at about 45mph between Taylor and Thrall. She reached 65+mph several times through her trek though central Texas.
  9. Living History

    Living History

    Union Pacific 844 gets her seven car train up to track speed from a stop in Taylor. The photo is taken from the HW 79 loop overpass on the east end of town.
  10. Texas Railroading

    Texas Railroading

    A pair of Union Pacific AC6000CW's and an SD60M muscle a very long rock train through Coupland Texas on Union Pacific's Waco Subdivision. This is typical, small town, Texas railroading.
  11. GEVo In Bound

    GEVo In Bound

    A brand new UP GEVo unit (ES44AC I think) leads an older C40-8 and SD70M with a double stack train on the approach to Taylor Yard.
  12. The Eagle - Texas Style

    The Eagle - Texas Style

    The Northbound Texas Eagle in on approach to Taylor Yard in the fine greenery of a Texas Spring. This day it is on time.
  13. A Roaring Biggin'

    A Roaring Biggin'

    One of UP's massive AC6000CW units leads a consists of C60AC, SD40-2, SD60M and another C60AC, on a long rock train, up the slight grade out of Taylor. The train was headed south on UP's Waco sub.
  14. Surprise!!!


    During my usual trip through Taylor's yard in the mornings I found one Olympic Torch Relay units waiting for me. See all of those mornings of driving through the yard and finding nothing finally paid off.
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    Comment by 'UP Wings' in media 'Ramming speed!'

    Excellent shot! I thought I saw this photo somewhere. (pg 48 Trains Mag, March Issue) Congrats!
  16. Ready to Roll

    Ready to Roll

    A pair of SD70M sit with a non-dynamic brake SD40-2 on a mixed freight, waiting to get the word to leave Taylor Yard.
  17. Yard Work

    Yard Work

    Cotton Belt 9701 now runs the Hearne to Taylor local. It is seen here resting with it's train already made up.
  18. Movin' Rock

    Movin' Rock

    A pair of Union Pacific AC6000CW with a patched Southern Pacific SD45 (repowered to SD40-2), run with an empty rock train out of Taylor.
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    Comment by 'UP Wings' in media 'MKT Heritage Unit UP 1988'

    No, the MKT never did have a paint scheme like this. The MKT shield on the nose and the "The Katy" symbol are from different eras on the railroad. From my understanding one of the shades of red are from the freight diesels and one from the passenger units. The star on the nose is from... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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