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3/25/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Chris Martin
Dates:1/10/2009 - 1/10/2009
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Trestle
Title:  Trestle
Description:  A pic I took in 2002 of the I-20 and Vicksburg KCS trestle across the MS River.
Photo Date:  9/27/2002  Upload Date: 10/2/2005 4:27:20 PM
Location:  Vicksburg, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Views:  355   Comments: 1
KCS 676
Title:  KCS 676
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/21/2003  Upload Date: 9/21/2005 11:34:27 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 676(SD40-3)
Views:  340   Comments: 0
Up close and personal
Title:  Up close and personal
Description:  A rather rare up close and personal look at a set of KCS SD's tied up just inside the east Artesia yard limits.
Photo Date:  2/21/2003  Upload Date: 9/21/2005 10:22:14 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 676(SD40-3)
Views:  420   Comments: 0
KCS 4027
Title:  KCS 4027
Description:  KCS Job 1-11 heads for home, 14 miles away at Artesia.
Photo Date:  4/29/2003  Upload Date: 4/28/2006 6:00:45 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 4027(GP38-2)
Views:  431   Comments: 0
MSRC 1804
Title:  MSRC 1804
Description:  This unit has since been moved further within the yard here at Artesia.
Photo Date:  5/31/2003  Upload Date: 4/28/2006 6:08:59 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  MSRC 1804(GP18)
Views:  465   Comments: 0
KCS 2011
Title:  KCS 2011
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/31/2003  Upload Date: 4/28/2006 6:23:14 PM
Location:  Jackson, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 2011(AC44CW)
Views:  437   Comments: 1
Tibbee Creek Bridge
Title:  Tibbee Creek Bridge
Description:  KCS 4711 is on the trestle that crosses Tibbee Creek, a creek well loved by locals for (myself included) it's wealth of crappie and catfish
Photo Date:  2/1/2004  Upload Date: 4/28/2006 6:13:34 PM
Location:  Tibbee, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Views:  334   Comments: 0
KCS 4752
Title:  KCS 4752
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/1/2004  Upload Date: 4/28/2006 6:21:09 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 4752(GP40-3)
Views:  316   Comments: 2
Kansas City Southern trestle over Tombigbee River
Title:  Kansas City Southern trestle over Tombigbee River
Description:  Looking west torwards Artesia with Columbus behind us. KCS, WATCO (Wild Ass Train Company), CAGY and the GTRA all utilize this bridge daily. Some more than others of course.
Photo Date:  3/25/2004  Upload Date: 4/26/2006 1:30:22 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Views:  295   Comments: 1
KCS Tombigbee Rvr trestle
Title:  KCS Tombigbee Rvr trestle
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/25/2004  Upload Date: 4/28/2006 5:59:15 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Views:  208   Comments: 0
Over and under
Title:  Over and under
Description:  This is outside of McCrary, Ms just inside Alabama. Theres an old wooden bridge that provides this view. The engineer is in dynamics keeping her train at a steady 10mph.
Photo Date:  6/14/2004  Upload Date: 9/21/2005 10:24:05 PM
Location:  McCrary, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 677(SD40-2)
Views:  373   Comments: 0
Hot August afternoon
Title:  Hot August afternoon
Description:  5 SD's enter into the south end of Artesia after leaving from Tuscaloosa, Al sometime earlier.
Photo Date:  8/25/2004  Upload Date: 10/31/2004 12:35:55 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 746(SD60)
Views:  347   Comments: 0
Control Point GT Junction Milepost 9
Title:  Control Point GT Junction Milepost 9
Description:  KCS 746 on the Xtra West
Photo Date:  8/25/2004  Upload Date: 10/31/2004 12:36:57 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 746(SD60)
Views:  363   Comments: 0
Down the rail
Title:  Down the rail
Description:  If you look close down this rail you can see the headlights of the train 2 miles away
Photo Date:  8/25/2004  Upload Date: 10/31/2004 12:58:55 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Views:  290   Comments: 0
EMD's beating a rythym
Title:  EMD's beating a rythym
Description:  A late Xtra West on a late August afternoon arriving into the yard at Artesia
Photo Date:  8/25/2004  Upload Date: 2/15/2005 11:07:06 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 746(SD60)
Views:  276   Comments: 0
KCS 746
Title:  KCS 746
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/25/2004  Upload Date: 1/28/2005 9:17:05 PM
Location:  Bent Oak, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 746(SD60)
Views:  311   Comments: 0
KCS 746
Title:  KCS 746
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/25/2004  Upload Date: 10/31/2004 12:43:15 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 746(SD60)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
Climbing out of the bowl
Title:  Climbing out of the bowl
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/25/2004  Upload Date: 9/25/2004 11:32:39 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 746(SD60)
Views:  293   Comments: 0
On the move
Title:  On the move
Description:  A KCS SB rolls past a grain bin and the sign at Crawford.
Photo Date:  4/22/2005  Upload Date: 4/30/2005 1:17:37 PM
Location:  Crawford, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  172   Comments: 0
Alright you can take it to you about 8 cars
Title:  Alright you can take it to you about 8 cars
Description:  A rare daylight Job 1-11 switching on the BNSF. This is never a hit with the local motorist as this move ties up the main artery through Columbus. They don't keep things tied up long. 1-11 would be gone 2 minutes after this shot.
Photo Date:  4/22/2005  Upload Date: 4/30/2005 2:45:13 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 4744(GP40-3)
Views:  301   Comments: 0
BNSF Depot
Title:  BNSF Depot
Description:  4744 next to the BN shack.
Photo Date:  4/22/2005  Upload Date: 4/30/2005 1:09:00 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 4744(GP40-3)
Views:  226   Comments: 0
A Different Kind Of Blue
Title:  A Different Kind Of Blue
Description:  2 Montana Rail Link SD's far from home banging the iron on a SB KCS freight headed for Meridian.
Photo Date:  4/23/2005  Upload Date: 4/30/2005 1:30:42 AM
Location:  Macon, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  MRL 353(SD45)
Views:  558   Comments: 1
Right Off! Miles Davis
Title:  Right Off! Miles Davis
Description:  SB blast thru a small sleepy Mississippi town at 49 mph with engines bouncing and roaring, horns blaring, bell ringing and wheels banging.
Photo Date:  4/23/2005  Upload Date: 4/30/2005 2:34:17 AM
Location:  Crawford, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  MRL 353(SD45)
Views:  356   Comments: 1
Ready to roll
Title:  Ready to roll
Description:  An SB KCS train about to get a DTC from Console 6 to head to Meridian while setting on the main in front of the Holnam Cement plant.
Photo Date:  4/23/2005  Upload Date: 4/30/2005 2:24:57 AM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  MRL 353(SD45)
Views:  404   Comments: 0
Lights, camera, action
Title:  Lights, camera, action
Description:  The 663 and 2 other EMD's make their way to Tuscaloosa, Al.
Photo Date:  8/17/2005  Upload Date: 8/25/2005 7:40:50 PM
Location:  McCrary, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 663(SD40-3)
Views:  353   Comments: 0
Alright, we'll catch ya later
Title:  Alright, we'll catch ya later
Description:  KCS 663 and 2 other SD's struggle with the Extra East over uncertain track onwards to Tuscaloosa, Al.
Photo Date:  8/17/2005  Upload Date: 8/25/2005 7:42:23 PM
Location:  McCrary, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 663(SD40-3)
Views:  411   Comments: 0
KCS 610
Title:  KCS 610
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/25/2005  Upload Date: 9/25/2005 5:06:29 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 610(SD40-3)
Views:  369   Comments: 0
Glenn Farms
Title:  Glenn Farms
Description:  Job 1-11 passes Glenn Farms and my truck I wish I'd parked out of view
Photo Date:  8/28/2005  Upload Date: 9/25/2005 4:42:40 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 4767(GP40-3)
Views:  128   Comments: 0
KCS 4767
Title:  KCS 4767
Description:  This was the first of 2 trains within 5 minutes of one another.
Photo Date:  8/28/2005  Upload Date: 9/25/2005 4:36:12 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 4767(GP40-3)
Views:  447   Comments: 0
KCS 4810
Title:  KCS 4810
Description:  KCS 4810 brings back the old days of 4 axle power on the Extra West along with the 4747. The other trailing units are SD's.
Photo Date:  8/28/2005  Upload Date: 9/25/2005 4:40:11 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 4810(GP40-3)
Views:  273   Comments: 0
2 vets dig in and claw their way into the yard
Title:  2 vets dig in and claw their way into the yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/28/2005  Upload Date: 10/30/2005 8:16:42 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  MSRC 1037(GP10) MSRC 1082(GP10)
Views:  444   Comments: 0
MidSouth units make a return to a former South Rail yard
Title:  MidSouth units make a return to a former South Rail yard
Description:  In ever dwindling numbers, MidSouth GP10's are hard to come by. It was just like the old days again in Artesia seeing these old warriors. I wish pictures could express sounds because they sounded GREAT!
Photo Date:  10/28/2005  Upload Date: 10/30/2005 8:15:39 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  MSRC 1037(GP10) MSRC 1082(GP10)
Views:  590   Comments: 1
KCS 4799
Title:  KCS 4799
Description:  4799 comes into Artesia yard at Glenn Farms.
Photo Date:  11/11/2005  Upload Date: 11/11/2005 3:41:18 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  GWWR 4799(GP40-2)
Views:  417   Comments: 0
Long, wet, cool and rainy conditions are typical of the cause....
Title:  Long, wet, cool and rainy conditions are typical of the cause....
Description:  ....of derailments along this line.
Photo Date:  1/19/2006  Upload Date: 2/28/2006 1:16:53 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  393   Comments: 0
SCBX 5360
Title:  SCBX 5360
Description:  Now now, there's no need to get all John Bunnel and scare people because this car derailed into a small creek, it was only carrying plastic pellets. Can you imagine how sturdy of a burrow or chimney that a crawfish could do with those pellets though?
Photo Date:  1/19/2006  Upload Date: 2/28/2006 1:22:10 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  291   Comments: 0
FBOX 504081
Title:  FBOX 504081
Description:  If you have ever wondered what the underside of a boxcar looks like then here you go. I will refrain from being one of those special people who would somehow work Atlas or Athearn into this. : )
Photo Date:  1/19/2006  Upload Date: 2/28/2006 12:58:31 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  283   Comments: 1
Octo Shocto!
Title:  Octo Shocto!
Description:  This east looking view is along the last few miles of KCS's Tuscaloosa Sub before Watco takes over. Something isn't right in this pic, wonder what it could be?
Photo Date:  1/19/2006  Upload Date: 2/28/2006 12:47:40 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  303   Comments: 1
FBOX 504081
Title:  FBOX 504081
Description:  Still on its side 2 months after the derailment. This car was righted and moved sometime during the 3rd week in February.
Photo Date:  1/19/2006  Upload Date: 2/28/2006 12:55:45 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  214   Comments: 0
SCBX 5360
Title:  SCBX 5360
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/19/2006  Upload Date: 2/28/2006 1:24:22 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  258   Comments: 0
SCBX 5360
Title:  SCBX 5360
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/19/2006  Upload Date: 2/28/2006 1:14:55 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  145   Comments: 0
FBOX 504081
Title:  FBOX 504081
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/19/2006  Upload Date: 2/28/2006 1:20:07 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  294   Comments: 0
FBOX 504081
Title:  FBOX 504081
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/19/2006  Upload Date: 2/28/2006 1:00:58 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  250   Comments: 1
MSRC 2592
Title:  MSRC 2592
Description:  Not the best shot in the world but you have to take what you can get sometimes.
Photo Date:  1/19/2006  Upload Date: 2/28/2006 1:26:18 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Views:  345   Comments: 0
KCS 2022
Title:  KCS 2022
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/25/2006  Upload Date: 4/28/2006 6:22:13 PM
Location:  Tibbee, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 2022(GP38-2)
Views:  226   Comments: 1
KCS 4713
Title:  KCS 4713
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/17/2006  Upload Date: 6/3/2006 9:14:47 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  KCS 4713(GP40-2LW)
Views:  255   Comments: 0
KCS 4747
Title:  KCS 4747
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/30/2006  Upload Date: 6/3/2006 9:15:39 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 4747(GP40-3)
Views:  347   Comments: 1
"They like it, It's brought a bit of fun back into railroading" says John Hancock a UTU General Chairman on Lionel Lines
Title:  "They like it, It's brought a bit of fun back into railroading" says John Hancock a UTU General Chairman on Lionel Lines
Description:  Either way, here is KCS 4033 in the manual mode of operation as things should be Mr. Hancock.
Photo Date:  6/2/2006  Upload Date: 6/3/2006 9:13:56 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 4033(GP38-2)
Views:  366   Comments: 2
KCS 4010
Title:  KCS 4010
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/26/2006  Upload Date: 7/27/2006 10:28:10 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Chris Martin
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Locomotives:  KCS 4010(SD70ACe)
Views:  429   Comments: 2
Heading home
Title:  Heading home
Description:  The 2034 heads back to Artesia yard. The new Sever Corr steel mill being built can be seen to the left in the distance about 5 miles away.
Photo Date:  9/16/2006  Upload Date: 9/17/2006 1:51:24 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  KCS 2034(GP38-2)
Views:  382   Comments: 0
KCS 2034
Title:  KCS 2034
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/27/2006  Upload Date: 12/6/2006 5:17:33 PM
Location:  Artesia, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  KCS 2034(GP38-2)
Views:  336   Comments: 2


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