MKT freight Editors Pick!        
It looks like all GP40 units headed east between Houston and Katy. Today all of this is gone. UP abandoned this portion of the Katy. I-10 expansion covers the right-of-way and the fields in the background are solid shopping centers,subdivisions and concrete. UP kept the line from the town of Katy to the west (Katy is where the rice elevators are in the far background).
Date: 10/10/1975 Location: Houston, TX   Map Show Houston on a rail map Views: 1077 Collection Of:   Gary Morris
Locomotives: MKT 179(GP40)    Author:  Gary Morris
MKT freight
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Name Type Comments Date
David Stewart General Awesome shot! I would be willing to bet this one makes Editors pic! The Katy was some good stuff. 6/8/2008 3:21:10 PM
George Redmond General Very nice shot. 7/25/2008 10:59:05 AM
Ryan Koertge General Very nice classic shot 7/25/2008 1:24:49 PM
David Stewart General Once again, Nice shot! it did make Ed's pic... 7/25/2008 8:08:47 PM
William H. Davis Jr. General Great shot 7/26/2008 6:54:43 PM
Terry Redeker General Very well done, nice shot!! 7/29/2008 1:46:24 AM
Doug Wooten General Besides the SP the Katy was my next favorite railroad. I like the John Deere green. Nice Shot. The closest Katy unit I've operated is the Katy Heritage unit unless I had some UP power that was ex-MKT. 11/2/2008 8:42:36 AM
Jim Vivian General The good old days! Never saw her on home rails, but they made it east on the CMSTP&P as well as the C&NW thankfully! 3/10/2012 5:02:12 AM

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