Old 11-24-2006, 06:16 AM   #1
Traingod
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Earth
Posts: 48
Default Recent Shots (Texas State RR Steam, UP)

First off, I'd like to wish everybody a Happy Thanksgiving. I hope everyone has some good turkey.

Anyways, to the trains.... I had the opportunity to travel to Palestine.....Texas last weekend to shoot the Texas State Railroad (TSRR). Also, I caught a couple UP trains on my way to and from Palestine (~300 miles from San Antonio). Also, as I learned from other railfans, I missed the Bush unit (#4141) on an OLS special by 5 minutes at Palestine. I guess there is always next time...

To the pictures...

TSRR #300, a 2-8-0, heads west just outside of Palestine, TX across a low profile bridge.
Image © Patrick Phelan
PhotoID: 165845
Photograph © Patrick Phelan


TSRR #300 is wyed at Palestine and passes the old T&P #610 used on Freedom Train runs in the 70's.
Image © Patrick Phelan
PhotoID: 165846
Photograph © Patrick Phelan


TSRR #300 has just finished the run from Rusk and is stopped at Palestine.
Image © Patrick Phelan
PhotoID: 165844
Photograph © Patrick Phelan


TSRR #7, an ALCO RS3, in SP-inspired Black Widow paint moves passenger cars around at Palestine.
Image © Patrick Phelan
PhotoID: 165847
Photograph © Patrick Phelan


TSRR #201, a 4-6-0, poses for a night shot on the turntable at Maydelle, TX.
Image © Patrick Phelan
PhotoID: 165848
Photograph © Patrick Phelan


TSRR #201, posing for the photographers.
Image © Patrick Phelan
PhotoID: 166058
Photograph © Patrick Phelan


And now to the UP stuff...

A SB empty rock train at Valley Jct., TX as seen from across a cotton field with a pair of AC60's for power.
Image © Patrick Phelan
PhotoID: 165840
Photograph © Patrick Phelan


Cool EMD consist (UP SD40-2, NS SD60, leaser SD40-2 in BN green) at Hearne, TX.
Image © Patrick Phelan
PhotoID: 165841
Photograph © Patrick Phelan


UP 3812 East passes the local football field at Oakwood, TX.
Image © Patrick Phelan
PhotoID: 165843
Photograph © Patrick Phelan


UP 3812 East near Buffalo, TX.
Image © Patrick Phelan
PhotoID: 166060
Photograph © Patrick Phelan


Thanks for looking,
Patrick

Last edited by Traingod; 11-24-2006 at 06:17 AM. Reason: Update Picture Link
Traingod is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2006, 09:09 AM   #2
dodi4200
Senior Member
 
dodi4200's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: kfs city, egypt
Posts: 742
Send a message via Yahoo to dodi4200
Default

Great report Patrick.The pics are really very nice specially the pic of the SB passing the cotton field.
Thanks alot for sharing and keep up the great work.
__________________
mohamed
bnsf-born 2 fight
big boy 4-8-8-4 ''best of the west''
(if you like an idea,thought alot in it and worked hard for it.you will get it)
click here 2 c my pix @ rp.net
dodi4200 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 05:16 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.