Category: houston

Katy trains meet on the T&P In Februa…

Katy trains meet on the T&P

In February 1953, the Katy Komet redball freight holds the main to meet the Fort Worth section of Katy’s Texas Special, heading in at Keller, Texas, on Texas & Pacific trackage rights. Wallace W. Abbey photo

MP Texas Eagle arrives UD St. Louis, MO 6/…

MP Texas Eagle arrives UD

St. Louis, MO

6/6/1952

MoPac train 15 departs St. Louis An E7A-B…

MoPac train 15 departs St. Louis

An E7A-B set leads Missouri Pacific train 25, the Texan to Houston, out of St. Louis Union Station in February 1952. Robert Milner photo

Texas Eagle, an unidentified business car, t…

Texas Eagle, an unidentified business car, the inbound Zephyr Rocket plus MP, WAB, and TRRA power.

St. Louis, MO

3/28/1951

1974 Texas ChiefChicago to HoustonAMTKThe cons…

1974 Texas Chief
Chicago to Houston
AMTK

The consist includes two SDP40Fs, an ex-ATSF baggage car, an ex-ATSF hi-level transition coach, an ex-ATSF hi-level coach, an ex-ATSF hi-level transition coach, an ex-ATSF dorm lounge, an ATSF diner, an ATSF 10 Rmt – 6 DBR sleeper, and an ex-NYC 5 DBR sleeper lounge observation.

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The northbound Inter-American at the Santa F…

The northbound Inter-American at the Santa Fe station. The line crossing is the now abandoned Cotton Belt route to Waco.

McGregor, TX
September, 1981

Eastbound Sunset Ltd passing the Houston sec…

Eastbound Sunset Ltd passing the Houston section of the Inter-American on the SP about 20 miles west of Houston.

Sugarland, TX

August, 1981

Amtrak – Inter-American by Jim Strain Via …

Amtrak -  Texas Eagle

Amtrak – Inter-American by Jim Strain

Via Flickr:

Amtrak northbound @ St Louis, Mo. (810175)
Scanned from Kodachrome slide

August 1, 1981

Amtrak’s southbound Inter-American pas…

Amtrak’s southbound Inter-American passes through Carondelet Park.

St. Louis, MO
5/1/1980

The San Antonio and Houston sections of the …

The San Antonio and Houston sections of the Inter-American switching on the Santa Fe at Temple.

February, 1980