International Railfan Visitors To Conroe, Texas

Conroe BNSF RGFC0191 Local

BNSF#2455 GP30 B&Y Santa Fe and BN#2356 GP38 Conroe, Texas BNSF Yard. By Ian Lampkin 01-30-02

Conroe, Texas International Railfan Destination

On Jan. 30,2002 while at CPH 195 on UP Palestine Sub. near the interlocker I noticed a white car sitting near the interlocker by the UP MOW sheds. BNSF coal train C JRMMON was due anytime so I eased over by the interlocker too. There was a green signal at CPH195 also. But no headlight evident from South. I met Ian Lampkin, a fine English gentleman who was on his way back to Dallas to wrap up a railfan trip to Texas. We saw 2 UP trains pass in next 45 minutes before he had to head for Huntsville to get evening lodging. He emailed me a couple photos taken locally and will send me some of his home area. Meanwhile you must visit his website linked below. It is marvelous.

Photo by Ian Lampkin

Consist in Teague, Texas BNSF Yard 01-31-02

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