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  1. HEAVY IRON ON THE K&O

    HEAVY IRON ON THE K&O

    Nine of twelve X-NS High-Nose SD40s, purchased by WATCO, have arrived in Wichita. They are all X-N&W. The three remaing units, yet to arrive, are X-Southern.
  2. WAMX GP38 3810

    WAMX GP38 3810

    Recently out-shopped and re-numbered, WAMX GP38 3810 is ready to hit the road. 3810 is it's fifth number, having been the HLCX 3624 / HATX 104 / CSX 2096 / C&O 3896 in previous lives.
  3. K&O GP38 1151

    K&O GP38 1151

    K&O ORIENT YARD, WICHITA, KANSAS. X-HLCX 1151, TFM 1151, HATX 101, W&LE 101, CSX 2059, C&0 3859
  4. K&O DUMP JOB

    K&O DUMP JOB

    The K&O Wichita Dump? Job lumbers west towards Orient Yard, after making a pickup in South Yard. The location on the picture is interesting as it incorporates some interesting Wichita Railroad History. The lead (BN) gondola in the top picture is on the location where the former Midland...
  5. LIFE AFTER MAIN LINE SERVICE

    LIFE AFTER MAIN LINE SERVICE

    WAMX 4010 - Of the 9 X-CN GP40-2LWs delivered to Wichita, this one was in the worst condition and is taking considerable man-hours and parts to put it back in service. Suffering from broken out cab windows and cannibalization of parts, it is not a pretty sight. But, this alternative is better...
  6. WAMX GP40-2LW 4021

    WAMX GP40-2LW 4021

    Having been cycled through the Wichita K&O Shops and and returned to operating condiction, the X-CN GP40-2LW 9631 is now the WAMX 4021. For a short time the unit was the WAMX 9631
  7. SKOL GP35 3031

    SKOL GP35 3031

    The South Kansas & Oklahoma 3031, was recently released from the K&O Shops in Wichita. It has been modified to Slug Mate/Mother configuration and is semi-permanatly mated with SKOL 3030 which has been coverted to a Slug. When repainted, this unit will be renumbered as WAMX 3520. The...
  8. ONLY A MOTHER COULD LOVE IT

    ONLY A MOTHER COULD LOVE IT

    The K&O Wichita Switcher works South Yard It is picking up loaded cement hoppers delivered by the SKOL Wichita Turn the previous evening
  9. K & O RR

    K & O RR

    Shot this Kansas & Oklahoma GP38 at Wichita, KA. switching a cement facility.
  10. Great Plains Passenger Train

    Great Plains Passenger Train

    Caught these as they were leaving Hutchinson, Kansas - I do not know what their destiontion was >>> These were originally BOSTON AND MAINE with names on cars KALEIGH ANN - FALLYNE MARIE - AFTON LEIGH Great Plains Passenger Train
  11. passenger_car

    passenger_car

    This is the side of one of the Great Plains Passenger Train cars. The names on the 3 cars are AFTON LEIGH, FALLYNE MARIE AND KALEIGH ANN - It would be interesting to know where they ended up.




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