Snow In Cresson

On Saturday February 28th I left the house and made my way over to Winscott Plover Road just west of Mustang Creek where I caught a westbound train on the FWWR with KCS power.

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As the ascending grade robbed the train of its initial  speed I overtook it for another shot just before the road crosses the tracks.

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I stopped for a shot across from the local lumber company.

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Compared to other shots around the country, my “train busting snow bank” shot amounted to an underwhelming one inch of buildup.

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The train led by SD70MAC 3955 and an SD70ACe put on a good show leaving town and starting down the long grade into Waples and Granbury.  The two General Electric DPU’s were transitioning into dynamic braking as they went by.

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Mission accomplished, it was once again time to head for home on the slick roads.

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. I have two favorite liveries – FWWR’s and KCS’s. I swear the Retro Belle scheme looks good on every type of motor they have!

  2. Thank you for sharing these images, Ken! Those sand trains are a welcome addition to the Fort Worth railroad scene. The KCS Belles really look sharp in the winter weather.

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