ATSF freight train symbol 591 meets train symbol 305 at Manhattan, TX

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ATSF freight train symbol 591 stops at Manhattan, TX for a meet

Train symbol 591 (Extra 2420 East) has stopped on the main at Manhattan to meet train symbol 305. However, train 305 stalled on the hill climbing toward Manhattan.

ATSF engines cut off to rescue train symbol 305 at Manhattan, TX

The crew on train 591 cut the power off its train and are going down the hill to rescue the stalled train. The power goes by one of the few remaining wig wag signals.

ATSF engines from freight train symbol 591 combine to pull train symbol 305 into Manhattan, TX

Too bad the last unit on train 591 was pointed the wrong way. It looks impressive with nine units hauling a train up the hill. Not far from this spot the crew on train 591 cut its power off train 305, hustled back to recouple to their train, and drop the head brakeman off to line train 305 into the siding.

ATSF freight train symbol 591 meets train symbol 305 at Manhattan, TX

The second unit on train 591 is F7B number 262B. As you can tell by the shadows it is getting late in the afternoon. Disk 108