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  1. DoctorZ

    Petticoat Junction: Full Length Feature Film 1963

    A full length feature film of the classic TV Show, Petticoat Junction: Enjoy!
  2. GP16's and GP22ECO's

    GP16's and GP22ECO's

    Two examples of geeps placed into a remanufacturing program. A matched set of GP22ECO's, KCS 2811 and KCS 2810, rest next to a matched set of GP16's working the intermodal yard, PREX 1601 and PREX 1600.
  3. KCS Wallpaper

    KCS Wallpaper

    KCS comes off of home tracks and onto UP for the dash to and thru Houston. Rosenberg, Tx. Canon 50D, Sigma 20/1.8
  4. Belle-Art


    A pair of KCS Retro-Belles roll east thru Rosenberg, Texas on their way to Houston with a very short train. The edits are courtesy of PaintShop Pro, the original is from a Canon 50d with 28-135 IS at 28mm.
  5. Retro Belle on the Wabash

    Retro Belle on the Wabash

    A Brand new KCS Belle leads NS 240 into Peru,IN on the ex Wabash line.
  6. KCS 4106

    KCS 4106

    KCS 4106 heads east on the ex-Wabash at Peru,IN on NS 240. 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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