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A typical overcast muggy day in Port Arthur, TX. The local KCS 4:30 pm Port Arthur to Beaumont Yard job approaches the 28th street crossing. Train speed through the area is usually about 10 mph. I live about 1/2 mile away so there is plenty of time to catch a train from my house, I can hear them...
KCS Eco units on the 4:30pm KCS Port Arthur Yard to Beaumont Yard train. Returns to PA from BMT around 7:30 pm. I live about 1/2 mile on other side of tracks from the crossing in the background. I grew up about a 1/2 mile this side of the tracks from where I am shooting the photo.
Although it's very said to see old units retired, you must admit the new ones look good!
With CN getting serious about DPU and getting more ES44AC's, they're no longer restricted to the East Coast, starting to show up all over.
Saskatoon's garbage hill is in the background. If you look...
NS 67J units were waiting on the siding in Alliance for the green to approach the crossover, allowing it to back up and crossover again enabling it to pick up a "Whitestone" load a few miles west. A half hour later it returned with the load and did it's crossovers again to head towards...
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