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  1. Got the Green...Lets Roll!

    Got the Green...Lets Roll!

    ATSF 0626 and BNSF 5317 pull away from the Saginaw siding heading for downtown Fort Worth, TX and Tower 55 on Aug 6, 2003 @ 2353 hrs. I was attempting to get some non-blurred timed exposure shots when they became bashful. Luckily, I think the signals add to the photo and I have now gotten...
  2. Cold Morning for a Hot train

    Cold Morning for a Hot train

    12-5-2003 1026 hrs: W/B intermodal train with UP 4863 leading highballs it across the Brazos River bridge on the Baird Subdivision west of Weatherford, TX.
  3. Early morning color with UP/NS/SOO/CEFX/DRGW

    Early morning color with UP/NS/SOO/CEFX/DRGW

    8-12-2003: early morning consists being prepared for the road. NS 9278 (D-9-40CW), UP 2882 (SD40T-2, formerly DRGW 5342), UP B4142 (SD40-2, formerly CEI 3142), SOO 4439 (GP38-2), and CEFX 2021, 1502, 2018 (new GP models). This was a great color spread and was only missing a couple of BNSF units...
  4. Centennial's Last Trip For Awhile

    Centennial's Last Trip For Awhile

    This Photo was taken about 1:00PM in rain Southbound in Conroe, Tx 11-29-00. Next morning it was nearly destroyed in Louisiana.
  5. Night work on the TFM

    Night work on the TFM

    TFM 2301, 2361, 2387, & 2364 pull a mixed freight into the Robstown-Corpus Christi, TX yard on the night of June 17, 2003.
  6. Temple Traffic

    Temple Traffic

    Aug 3, 2003, in Temple, TX. South bound stack train coming by the railstation and museum. ATSF 691 & BNSF 4700 lead this train while BNSF 1680 and ATSF 2301 sit in the museum yard.
  7. TNER Freight southeast of Celeste Tx

    TNER Freight southeast of Celeste Tx

    TNER number 25 and 2 tank cars on the old MKT mainline near Celeste Tx in 1997. The signals were dark and the open relay cabinet was empty of components.
  8. BN junction in Sherman Tx

    BN junction in Sherman Tx

    BN junction with the Texas Northeastern in Sherman Tx in 1997. Picture taken from road crossing south of the tower. The Texas Northeastern yard is to the left and a large factory is to the right.
  9. Early Morning Freight

    Early Morning Freight

    BNSF 6756, 2756, 6727 & 6900 pull a NB freight out of Birds Siding in Fort Worth heading for Tower 55 on 8-10-3.
  10. Working the Hump

    Working the Hump

    UP 816, S313, & 819 work the late night shift in Houston. They are sitting on the trestle next to the hump having just finshed their string and are waiting on the other slug team to finish theirs. Taken on 6-19-2003 @ 2147 hrs.
  11. UP Olympic unit 2001

    UP Olympic unit 2001

    Unit 2001 was being set up for another run this morning at the UP yard in Ft. Worth, TX. This unit has been around the FT Worth area for the last week making short hauls. Excuse the weather, but Ill take overcast days here in Texas any day over the tornadoes they are getting in Oklahoma.
  12. BNSF Police

    BNSF Police

    Easter morning found the BNSF Alliance yard north of Fort Worth just full of units(a lot of KCS / TFM). Including this BNSF railroad police unit #207. BNSF locomotives 2249 and 4756 sit in the background. Didn't know what category to put this in. Does this count as a roster shot for the police...
  13. SP still working hard

    SP still working hard

    SP 7133, UP 222, and SP 9751 were north bound out of Saginaw last evening with a mixed freight. I love the fact that both SP units aren't patched up in some way.
  14. Passing Norfolk Southern

    Passing Norfolk Southern

    UP 4791 waits on a new crew near Tower 55 in Fort Worth, TX. A passing UP mixed freight with a Norfolk Southern lead unit is caught in this timed exposure. Taken with an Olympus 5050 digital on auto nightshot. This photo has been post processed for sharpness and color.
  15. Sunrise on Centennial Yard

    Sunrise on Centennial Yard

    UP 4883, UP 2249 & UP 9327 enter the west end of Centennial Yard in Fort Worth, TX. The sun was just poking out of the clouds in between thunderstorms.
  16. Switching Team

    Switching Team

    Early morning shot as the sun rises after a thunderstorm. UPY 1463, SP 2706 and UPY 1191 work together to put a mixed freight together.
  17. UP 5081 special train

    UP 5081 special train

    UP 5081 leaving Fort Worth, TX just south of Tower 55. The car is the Arden #5449.




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