A southbound Katy freight, led by Mikado 901 (Lima 1923), leads its 72 car freight onto a siding in order to take on water. Its immaculate appearance is typical of Katy maintenance standards in the latter days of steam. Photo taken at Elgin, TX, in December 1947 by Bruce Wilson.
SP 2888, 7795 & 1 more by hunter1828 on Flickr.
Reproduced 35mm Slide
Photo shot by my Dad, Jay Thomson, at Houston, TX in June 1981
On June 30, 1981 Dad shot SP GP9 2888, B30-7 7795 (to UPY 159) & 1 more B30-7 leading a westbound freight at Houston, Texas.