KCSM 4546 and Larry's Truck & Electric 8858

October 14, 2007. Columbia, Illinois.

Kansas City Southern de Mexico (KCSM) 4546 (GE AC44CW) and Larry's Truck & Electric (LETX) 8858 (SD40T-2) are south bound on the point of Union Pacific train, ZYCHOB 13. This is a high priority train running between Yard Center near Chicago, Illinois, and Houston, Texas.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.


  1. Did the lead unit originally begin as a TFM unit or did it begin as a Kansas City Southern unit? Just had to ask 'cause I know that many ex-KCS units were allocated to its Mexican affiliate while several of KCS de Mexico's ex-TFM units have often been allocated to the American parent company.

  2. According to RR Pictures Archive, KCSM 4546 started out as a TFM unit.


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