Tuesday, February 26, 2008
I decided to spend most of the day east of Sweetwater at Tecific, where the Santa Fe Lampasas Subdivision ran parallel to the UP Baird Subdivision for a mile or so. It was a fairly typical Sunday at Tecific.
ATSF 8748. This may have been the last U36C I ever saw.
ATSF 3438 leads a westbound into Sweetwater.
Trailing unit on a westbound: ATSF 6407.
Sweetwater / Tecific trip
Sunday, February 24, 2008
On Saturday, I ventured out to San Angelo yard and found the power I had seen leading Friday's eastbound, along with a "Kodachrome" GP35.
Saturday, February 23, 2008
Late Friday afternoon, I went out west of San Angelo to catch an eastbound heading into town. I got shots of the train crossing one of the bridges over the Concho River near Tankersley.
Saturday, February 16, 2008
On a Friday evening, I caught an eastbound heading toward San Angelo from Fort Stockton.
1) ATSF e/b - 2215 (GP7) / 3420 (GP39-2) / 2074 (GP7)
Next report will be on or about February 23...
Thursday, February 14, 2008
A photo from a weekend ski trip to Ruidoso NM with Mom, Dad, and girlfriend "H". H and I had been dating for close to a year at this point. This may have been her first time on skis. It didn't go so well.
More fun than our time on the slopes - enjoying the scenery at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Next report will be on or about February 16...
Saturday, February 2, 2008
I joined a few of my fellow Key Clubbers for a trip to Brownwood for "Spring Rally", a one-day mini leadership conference and community service idea brainstorming session with the San Angelo and Brownwood Key Club chapters.
ATSF 3426 builder's plate
ATSF power on hand at San Angelo yard - 2763 (GP30) / 2095 (GP7) / 2814 (GP35 - Kodachrome) / 2708 (GP30) / 3426 (GP39-2)
The next report will be on or about February 10, re-capping a weekend ski trip to New Mexico. Until then...