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By:Randy Curlin
Dates:12/3/1998 - 4/3/1999
Album Info:Trains in the Rio Grande Valley Scans of prints Dates are not exact
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McAllen TX
Title:  McAllen TX
Description:  Former Southern Pacific connector track with Mo-Pac; RVSC rehabbed this track to access the former SP branch to Edinburg; this allowed UP to abandon most of the ex SP between Edinburg and Santa Rosa TX
Photo Date:  12/3/1998  Upload Date: 12/31/2017 12:48:53 AM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Track
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Views:  129   Comments: 0
McAllen TX
Title:  McAllen TX
Description:  RVSC rehabbed a former MP-SP connection to access Edinburg
Photo Date:  12/3/1998  Upload Date: 12/31/2017 12:49:04 AM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Track
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Views:  72   Comments: 0
McAllen TX
Title:  McAllen TX
Description:  The track on the left had been entirely removed by the SP; RVSC restored it and the switch for the spur
Photo Date:  12/3/1998  Upload Date: 12/31/2017 12:49:09 AM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Track
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Views:  68   Comments: 0
McAllen TX
Title:  McAllen TX
Description:  RVSC switching on the former SP
Photo Date:  12/16/1998  Upload Date: 12/31/2017 2:05:52 AM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1729(GP16)
Views:  87   Comments: 0
RVSC 1729
Title:  RVSC 1729
Description:  Ebony Ave
Photo Date:  12/16/1998  Upload Date: 12/31/2017 2:07:04 AM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1729(GP16)
Views:  110   Comments: 0
RVSC 1729
Title:  RVSC 1729
Description:  Heading north along Bicentennial Blvd
Photo Date:  12/16/1998  Upload Date: 12/31/2017 2:07:11 AM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1729(GP16)
Views:  86   Comments: 0
Edinburg TX
Title:  Edinburg TX
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/16/1998  Upload Date: 12/31/2017 2:07:15 AM
Location:  Edinburg, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1729(GP16)
Views:  84   Comments: 0
Edinburg TX
Title:  Edinburg TX
Description:  Schunior St
Photo Date:  12/16/1998  Upload Date: 12/31/2017 2:07:19 AM
Location:  Edinburg, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1729(GP16)
Views:  86   Comments: 0
McAllen TX
Title:  McAllen TX
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/18/1998  Upload Date: 11/12/2017 9:59:20 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RVSC 1233(SW1200)
Views:  184   Comments: 3
WP 38323
Title:  WP 38323
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/18/1998  Upload Date: 11/12/2017 9:59:27 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  122   Comments: 1
RVSC McAllen Yard
Title:  RVSC McAllen Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/18/1998  Upload Date: 11/12/2017 9:59:32 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  115   Comments: 0
RVSC McAllen Yard
Title:  RVSC McAllen Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/18/1998  Upload Date: 12/31/2017 2:37:14 AM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  RVSC 1233(SW1200)
Views:  83   Comments: 0
RVSC 1233
Title:  RVSC 1233
Description:  Heading north along the former SP
Photo Date:  12/22/1998  Upload Date: 12/31/2017 2:27:28 AM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1233(SW1200)
Views:  86   Comments: 0
RVSC 1233
Title:  RVSC 1233
Description:  Heading north to Edinburg
Photo Date:  12/22/1998  Upload Date: 12/31/2017 2:27:35 AM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1233(SW1200)
Views:  106   Comments: 0
McAllen TX
Title:  McAllen TX
Description:  Passing Miller Spur
Photo Date:  12/22/1998  Upload Date: 12/31/2017 2:27:42 AM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1233(SW1200)
Views:  81   Comments: 0
RVSC Mission Yard
Title:  RVSC Mission Yard
Description:  Look at all the sand cars for Border Pacific! Very busy railroad at the time.
Photo Date:  1/6/1999  Upload Date: 11/12/2017 10:26:18 PM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  116   Comments: 0
WP 38097
Title:  WP 38097
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/6/1999  Upload Date: 11/12/2017 10:26:25 PM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  105   Comments: 0
WP 38097
Title:  WP 38097
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/6/1999  Upload Date: 11/12/2017 10:26:31 PM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  134   Comments: 0
RVSC Mission Yard
Title:  RVSC Mission Yard
Description:  One of the first of many high and wide loads for a nearby power plant. This was shot before Business 83 was routed right next to the RVSC line.
Photo Date:  1/9/1999  Upload Date: 11/12/2017 10:48:39 PM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  128   Comments: 1
RVSC Mission Yard
Title:  RVSC Mission Yard
Description:  A lot of high and wide shipments are arriving and the utility company has comandered the yard. In the middle of the organized chaos, Border Pacific has dropped off one of their empty covered hoppers as if that was need too. (ha ha)
Photo Date:  1/12/1999  Upload Date: 11/12/2017 10:48:47 PM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories: 
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Views:  124   Comments: 0
RVSC Mission Flyer
Title:  RVSC Mission Flyer
Description:  Big 3 unit train arrives; Placita park and parking lot had yet to be expanded in the foreground
Photo Date:  1/12/1999  Upload Date: 11/12/2017 10:48:52 PM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 4159(GP7)
Views:  177   Comments: 3
RVSC Mission Flyer
Title:  RVSC Mission Flyer
Description:  About to cross Perkins Rd
Photo Date:  1/12/1999  Upload Date: 11/12/2017 10:48:58 PM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1729(GP16) RVSC 1749(GP7) RVSC 4159(GP7)
Views:  230   Comments: 3
UP Harlingen Yard
Title:  UP Harlingen Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/16/1999  Upload Date: 11/12/2017 11:24:23 PM
Location:  Harlingen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  105   Comments: 0
CGW 10302
Title:  CGW 10302
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/16/1999  Upload Date: 11/12/2017 11:24:29 PM
Location:  Harlingen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  180   Comments: 0
RVSC Unit Sand Train
Title:  RVSC Unit Sand Train
Description:  The only time that a unit sand train ran to Mission TX for unloading. There were no industry tracks available so the mainline was used. Border Pacific RR was temporarily blocked for the day.
Photo Date:  1/28/1999  Upload Date: 11/12/2017 11:45:52 PM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
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Views:  115   Comments: 0
RVSC Unit Sand Train
Title:  RVSC Unit Sand Train
Description:  Trucks would pull along side of the parked trains for transloading.
Photo Date:  1/28/1999  Upload Date: 11/12/2017 11:46:01 PM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
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Views:  106   Comments: 0
RVSC Unit Sand Train
Title:  RVSC Unit Sand Train
Description:  Trucks would pull along side of the parked trains for transloading.
Photo Date:  1/28/1999  Upload Date: 11/12/2017 11:46:08 PM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
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Views:  108   Comments: 0
RVSC Unit Sand Train
Title:  RVSC Unit Sand Train
Description:  The ramp for the tractor
Photo Date:  1/28/1999  Upload Date: 11/12/2017 11:46:15 PM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
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Views:  113   Comments: 0
Border Pacific 96
Title:  Border Pacific 96
Description:  Returning to Rio Grande City; crossing Inspiration Rd
Photo Date:  2/12/1999  Upload Date: 11/12/2017 11:59:53 PM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BOP 96(GP7)
Views:  174   Comments: 2
Border Pacific Railroad
Title:  Border Pacific Railroad
Description:  The only time I witnessed open hoppers going to Rio Grande City.
Photo Date:  2/12/1999  Upload Date: 11/13/2017 12:00:02 AM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
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Views:  120   Comments: 0
Border Pacific Railroad
Title:  Border Pacific Railroad
Description:  Returning to Rio Grande City
Photo Date:  2/12/1999  Upload Date: 11/13/2017 12:00:09 AM
Location:  Mission, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
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Views:  111   Comments: 0
RVSC Mission Flyer
Title:  RVSC Mission Flyer
Description:  Arriving at the McAllen Trade Zone
Photo Date:  3/11/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 5:39:32 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7) RVSC 1729(GP16)
Views:  126   Comments: 2
RVSC Mission Flyer
Title:  RVSC Mission Flyer
Description:  Arriving at the McAllen Trade Zone
Photo Date:  3/11/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 5:39:44 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
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Views:  63   Comments: 1
RVSC McAllen Trade Zone
Title:  RVSC McAllen Trade Zone
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/11/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 5:39:55 PM
Location:  McAllen, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RVSC 1749(GP7) RVSC 1729(GP16)
Views:  123   Comments: 3
BNSF 1040 North
Title:  BNSF 1040 North
Description:  UP Brownsville Sub
Photo Date:  3/16/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 5:40:06 PM
Location:  Combes, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1040(C44-9W)
Views:  148   Comments: 2
BNSF 140
Title:  BNSF 140
Description:  UP Brownsville Sub
Photo Date:  3/16/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 5:40:14 PM
Location:  Combes, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 140(GP60M)
Views:  133   Comments: 2
BNSF 4818
Title:  BNSF 4818
Description:  UP Brownsville Sub
Photo Date:  3/16/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 5:40:24 PM
Location:  Combes, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 4818(C44-9W)
Views:  117   Comments: 2
BNSF 1040 North
Title:  BNSF 1040 North
Description:  UP Brownsville Sub
Photo Date:  3/16/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 5:40:36 PM
Location:  Combes, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1040(C44-9W) BNSF 140(GP60M) BNSF 4818(C44-9W) BNSF 3035(GP40X)
Views:  200   Comments: 2
UP Kingsville Yard
Title:  UP Kingsville Yard
Description:  UP Brownsville Sub
Photo Date:  3/16/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 8:55:11 PM
Location:  Kingsville, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  UP 2438(C30-7) UP 2438(C30-7)
Views:  96   Comments: 2
Kingsville TX
Title:  Kingsville TX
Description:  Former Missouri Pacific Depot
Photo Date:  3/16/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 8:55:31 PM
Location:  Kingsville, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Station
Locomotives: 
Views:  72   Comments: 0
SSW 9404
Title:  SSW 9404
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/16/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 8:55:48 PM
Location:  Odem, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SSW 9404(SD45T-2)
Views:  116   Comments: 1
Odem TX
Title:  Odem TX
Description:  Power is backing thru the diamond
Photo Date:  3/16/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 8:55:59 PM
Location:  Odem, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 3673(SD40-2)
Views:  77   Comments: 2
WP 38053
Title:  WP 38053
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/16/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 8:56:12 PM
Location:  Odem, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  80   Comments: 0
Corpus Christi TX
Title:  Corpus Christi TX
Description:  Car has since been relocated
Photo Date:  3/16/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 9:38:45 PM
Location:  Corpus Christi, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Track
Locomotives: 
Views:  101   Comments: 1
Corpus Christi TX
Title:  Corpus Christi TX
Description:  Post 9-11 this area has become restricted
Photo Date:  3/16/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 9:38:54 PM
Location:  Corpus Christi, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SP 7302(SD40R)
Views:  133   Comments: 2
CCPN 3
Title:  CCPN 3
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/16/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 9:39:03 PM
Location:  Corpus Christi, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CCPN 3(65Tonner )
Views:  125   Comments: 3
CCPN 475
Title:  CCPN 475
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/16/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 9:39:14 PM
Location:  Corpus Christi, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CCPN 475(CF7)
Views:  127   Comments: 2
CCPN Switchers
Title:  CCPN Switchers
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/16/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 9:39:21 PM
Location:  Corpus Christi, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CCPN 9591(SW1500) CCPN 9576(SW1500)
Views:  119   Comments: 2
Corpus Christi TX
Title:  Corpus Christi TX
Description:  Bridge was removed in 2008; tracks were rerouted around basin
Photo Date:  3/16/1999  Upload Date: 11/19/2017 9:39:31 PM
Location:  Corpus Christi, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives: 
Views:  99   Comments: 1
TM Power
Title:  TM Power
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/16/1999  Upload Date: 11/20/2017 11:32:49 PM
Location:  Corpus Christi, TX
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  TM 866(GP38-2) TM 867(GP38-2)
Views:  279   Comments: 3


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