On February 26, 1936, 85 years ago today, this image was captured at the engine service facility in Dallas. The ALCo-built MKT 727 is ready for...
On February 26, 1936, MKT service facility in Dallas. Bruce Blalock collection.
Texas & New Orleans 2-6-0 #690 kit bashed from a Trix Pacific with a Model Power cylindrical tender.
My son's ferret attacking an RDC.
Hey, if you had fun building it and it can't be mistaken for something else, you have succeeded.(y)(y)
Welcome to Trainboard Patrick.
I believe this was my first steam kitbash. In 1993, I needed a MoPac 10 wheeler to fit in with the location and time of the NTRAK modules that I...
Well, considering this was a T&NO locomotive, there were few if any mountain summits in Texas or Louisiana. One or two way out in West Texas but I...
What is with the tender backup light on this engine? Any ideas out there?
Not quite. Twas just silver and scarlet.
However the Daylight colors were represented in the PAs that pulled the Sunset.
Yeah, the Daylight trains did not run in Texas in their day. The Sunbeam with the same paint scheme ran between Houston and Dallas but not in West...
"Will someone please explain to me why we need such an enormous cow catcher?"
Probably. They wanted to let the trainmen walking on top of the cars know that they were approaching the bridge that the photographer was standing on.
It was in the October 1969 issue of Trains.
Just a couple of tired Cub Scouts set out in Rosenberg in September of 1995.
Have to look hard on that gondola to see the "C" of the Pack Man.
You would be surprised at what you can find out there. The space aliens may have better luck trying to communicate with Nessie than with the cows...
From years ago when I was shooting film. A couple of linemen working on a pole to the left. Cowboy hats instead of hard hats? Some guys working on...
Mini skirt, gogo boots, the word "mod", psychedelic font, magnetic tape data storage. When was all that? An ad in Trains Magazine from way back...