2015 AAPRCO Texas Special Photos

Thanks to Dan Barker for sharing some images of the trip and cars heading to become the Texas Special.

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Train #3, The Southwest Chief at Keota with cars heading to join the Texas Special.

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The Chief leaving Las Vegas. New Mexico that is.

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The Texas Special. Wide open space of the West.

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Heading east.

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Crew change at Clovis and departure.

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The Dagny Taggart on the rear as the Special leaves New Mexico for Texas.

2015 AAPRCO Texas Special

 

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Texas and Pacific 1 at San Antonio.

Photo courtesy of Dan Barker

It’s that time of year again! The AAPRCO Mid Term Meeting is being held in San Antonio, Texas. And that means a special train for the event and festivities. This link lists the details.

Here is the consist, listed in alphabetical order:

AAPRCO Texas Special (Albuquerque – Lubbock – Houston – San Antonio)

Amtrak 145

Amtrak 817

BERLIN

BIRCH GROVE

CARITAS

CIMARRON RIVER

DAGNY TAGGART

DEARING

OLIVER HAZARD PERRY

PUGET SOUND

SIERRA HOTEL

SILVER IRIS

Cars added to the consist for the trip from Houston to San Antonio:

EVELYN A. HENRY

TEXAS & PACIFIC 1

WARREN R. HENRY

A gallery of images from the Albuquerque Journal offers a glimpse into the events before the train departed Albuquerque on Sunday, April 19th.