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Click Below To View Pictures Of Kodachrome, SP 9351 In Tyler, Texas. Taken By Micheal Ellis.

Photo Archive 4 Is Online w/ Brand New Pics (Santa Fe Kodachrome 5176, DRGW 134, and Various Others)

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SP Kodachrome Number 9351 Spotted In Texas. Click Here To View The Pictures.


Ft. Worths Tower 55

Tower 55 Is The Busiest Railroad Crossing In The Southwest. Located In Downtown Ft. Worth, Tower 55 Can See As Many As 50 Train Movements A Day. From Long Coal Trains, To Intermodal Hotshots, To Locals and Light Power Moves, Trains From Both Union Pacific And Burlington Northern Santa Fe Cross Here. Amtraks Texas Eagle Also Stops At The Old Santa Fe Station Just North Of The Tower. The MKT Railroad, Missouri Pacific, Texas and Pacific, Fort Worth and Denver, Santa Fe, Burlington Northern, Southern Pacific and Union Pacific All Crossed Each Other Here Once In Time. Before The Megamergers Of The 1980s and Mid 1990s Took Place. Tower 55 Was Abandoned In May of 1995, But Still Stands Under A Flood On Concrete, As The Interstate 30, 35 Expansion Continues Overhead.

Follow This Link To View Pictures Of Action At The Tower

Click Here To View The (Bi)Weekly Report Of Trains At The Tower Provided By John Smith


 

Dart Lite Rail System - Dallas, Texas

Dart Lite Rail Is Currently Being Built On ex Santa Fe and Union Pacific (MKT) Tracks. Since Opening In 1996, Ridership Has Skyrocketed. The 1st Route Runs From South Dallas - Union Station - Park Lane. The Southern Half Is ex Santa Fe and The Northern Part Is ex Missouri Kansas Texas, Union Pacific From Mockingbird Ln. - Park Ln, When Completed, The Lite Rail Is Expected To Cover All Of Dallas And The Suburbs, With A Line Being Built To DFW Airport.

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Southern Pacific Ennis Subdivision / San Antonio Division / Cotton Belt

Click Here To View Pictures Of The Ennis Sub and Cotton Belt


BNSF Texas Gulf Division

Click Here To View Pictures From Teague and Corsicana Of BNSF Trains On The Gulf Division


Galveston Railroad Museum

Click Here To View Some Shots Of The Equipment I Took At The Museum In March Of 1997


Texas Railroad Towers Coming Soon

 


Texas Railroading Photo Archives

TEXAS RAILROADING PHOTO ARCHIVE 1

TEXAS RAILROADING PHOTO ARCHIVE 2

TEXAS RAILROADING PHOTO ARCHIVE 3

TEXAS RAILROADING PHOTO ARCHIVE 4 ONLINE !

TEXAS RAILROADING PHOTO ARCHIVE 5 COMING SOON!

TEXAS RAILROADING PHOTO ARCHIVE 6 COMING SOON!

TEXAS RAILROADING PHOTO ARCHIVE 7 COMING SOON!


A UP SD40-2 And NS High Nose At Forney, Texas, Dec. 31, 1995


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New Cover Is BNSF 1032 Taken In Corsicana, Tx On May 2, 1998