Santa Fe freight train symbol 508 at Ward Spur, TX

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Santa Fe freight train symbol 508 at Ward Spur, TX

Train 508 with engines 5050 and 8772 meet engine 2256 at Ward Spur on May 5, 1979. Chaparral Steel is off to the left.

Santa Fe freight train symbol 508 meets train 975 at Ward Spur, TX

The Santa Fe added more tracks to Ward Spur during the early 80s. And for a time it was the point of frequent meets. On April 11, 1987 train 975 waits in the new siding to meet train 508.

Santa Fe Ward Spur switcher

Engine 2256, the Ward Spur switcher, is in a spur to the Box Crow Cement Plant waiting for Extra 3065 West to get by so it can continue switching out loaded covered hoppers for empties. This cement plant is now owned by Texas Industries. Disk 106