A Katy brakeman jogs ahead to throw the switch at the junction with the Ft. Worth & Denver mainline in Wichita Falls, Texas in April, 1977. Behind him GP7 #101 in Katy red continues to roll out of North Yard with train number 164 bound for Ft. Worth.
WF&NW Junction sign A sign still marks the junction as belonging to the Wichita Falls & North Western -- a railroad long gone by the time this photo was taken in 1980. From here the Katy operated over FW&D trackage, having abandoned it's own track a decade earlier.
Additional coal trains on the FW&D would cause the reopening of the old Katy line to this point, later named Rhea Junction after Wichita Falls media mogul Rhea Howard.

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