Jason Lee Davis'
As an avid railroad enthusiast, I felt obligated to present these pages for others who share an interest in trains and railroading. Additions are ongoing so you are welcome, and I urge you, to check back frequently. I've railfanned all over so you never know just what might show up on my pages. I hope you enjoy...
These are pictures of my dad, Harley Davis, onboard SSW RS-3 #354 taken while he was working "The Dog" in Big Sandy, Texas.
"The Dog" was a heavy switching local on the Cotton Belt originating out of Tyler, Texas.
Harley was a fireman on the Cotton Belt 1959-1964.
These photos were taken in 1960 by my grandmother, Estelline Davis. Click the pics for a larger image.
...world's longest unit coal train.
The Cotton Belt Railroad Symposium
7th Annual Event - October 5-6, 2012 - SAVE THE DATE !!!
Held annually at Texas A&M University-Commerce
Ed Cooper photo
An event to document and preserve the legacy of the St. Louis Southwestern Railway.
All former and current employees and anyone interested is welcome to attend.
Northeast Texas Rural Rail Transportation District (NETEX)
New clips added Mar. '10
See more videos on
My YouTube Channel
The Commerce, Texas Railroad Scene
and the Blacklands Railroad
work in progress
The Paris, Texas Railroad Scene
Santa Fe-Frisco and Texas & Pacific Railroad Depots
Kansas City Southern Coach-Diner #52
The Kiamichi Railroad
Locomotives at Engine Shop in Hugo, Oklahoma
Founding member of
The Association of Railroad Foamers (ARF)
Photos from the 1st official ARF gathering at East Portal/Moffat Tunnel
Saturday, June 5, 1999
The UP #844/#3985 Steam Double-Header
@ Tie Siding and Laramie, WY
on May 14, 1999.
The 1996 Arkansas Fall Foliage Tour
UP Steam and Streamliner Motive Power
The Boeing Special -aka- "The Plane Train"
Up close and personal on April 21, 1999.
The Re-Railing of BN 8073 - May 4, 1999
Animated .gif (~868k) of the re-railing
featuring "Crane Strain from the Train" ;-)
Rio Grande Ski Train Summer Excursion 1998
On Sunday, August 16th, 1998 my wife and I had the privilege of riding the Rio Grande Ski Train on a round-trip excursion from Denver to Winter Park, CO. This is an incredible trip and I highly recommend it. All nine pages featuring the August 16, 1998, Summer Trip are now complete and online. Hop on-board for an exciting virtual trip up the historic Moffat Road!!!
Trackside on the Moffat Road
Inside the Cab of a Diesel-Electric Locomotive
Fort Collins, Colorado - Featuring MainStreet / MainLine Railroading
Railroad photos of Commerce, Cooper, Klondike and the North-East Texas vicinity. If you own historical photos of the railroads in this area and wouldn't mind sharing, I would be honored to include them on my pages. Credit will be give to copyright holder. Please contact me for information or send them along with a statement of permission to use them on this site. I derive no profit from this site. I only wish to document the rail history of this area as a service to my community and fellow rail enthusiasts. (If you have photos of actual rail activity at Cooper, Klondike, Horton, or anywhere along the North end of the old Texas Midland line, you would forever be my hero.) Many Thanks! -Jason
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Last update: July 24, 2012