Category: Texas

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

St. Louis Southwestern Railway’s train…

St. Louis Southwestern Railway’s train No. 6, the “Morning Star”, headed by Engine No. 676, a Cotton Belt type 4-8-2 locomotive rolling through Dallas.

1950

SSW train, engine number 679, engine type 4-…

SSW train, engine number 679, engine type 4-8-2

Train #6, Morning Star; 6 cars. Photographed: Greenville, Tex., June 27, 1948.

Cotton Belt’s “Morning Star&rdqu…

Cotton Belt’s “Morning Star” train No. 6, eastbound, headed by Engine No. 677, a Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, departing from Dallas

1948

Amtrak exhibit train at the Museum of the Am…

Amtrak exhibit train at the Museum of the American Railroad

Frisco, TX

September 24, 2016

The AAPRCO special “Kansas City Chief” gets …

The AAPRCO special “Kansas City Chief” gets the highball after meeting a loaded grain train. 
Cameron, TX

October 17, 2011

A UP unit grain train heads for Houston as a…

A UP unit grain train heads for Houston as an Amtrak Texas Eagle heads south on the BNSF.

Fort Worth, TX

October, 2005

Amtrak P42DC 146 is in charge of the southbo…

Amtrak P42DC 146 is in charge of the southbound Texas Eagle, seen here departing Fort Worth for San Antonio.

September 20, 2005

Led by non-powered control unit 90229, train…

Led by non-powered control unit 90229, train 822, The Heartland Flyer, crosses the Trinity River as it leaves Fort Worth for Oklahoma City.

June 23, 2005

Amtrak 90229 rests between runs on the Heart…

Amtrak 90229 rests between runs on the Heartland Flyer at the new depot in Downtown Fort Worth Texas on a beautiful day.

April 28, 2005