MKT unit grain train pulls by Tower 55 in Fort Worth, TX

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MKT unit grain train pulls by Tower 55 in Fort Worth, TX MKT unit grain train pulls by Tower 55 in Fort Worth, TX

MKT 317 sits over the industrial lead on the south side of Tower 55 on November 28, 1980. MKT 188 tries to gingerly get its unit grain train moving again after pulling a drawbar earlier that day. In the distance you can see the Purina feed mill at Purina Jct.

MKT unit grain train pulls by Tower 55 in Fort Worth, TX

Notice how the Santa Fe track (to the left of the train splits. The special covers on the signal prevent a Santa Fe crew from seeing this signal.

MKT unit grain train pulls by Tower 55 in Fort Worth, TX

I am on the crossing at the north end of SP's Broadway Yard. The track in the foreground is the Santa Fe line coming up from Cleburne. This unit grain train will stop at Ney Yard (another mile to the south) to change crews. Disk 92