(Right) A train leaves the port area as other rail cars wait along the Beaumont riverfront behind the Beaumont Civic Center in Beaumont on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2005. The Port of Beaumont and Kansas City Southern railroad sparred over rail access to the port as well as riverfront development for the city.
Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise
(Below) A Port of Beaumont switch engine moves flatbed cars in the port area. The rail company, port and government finally agreed upon a compromise plan.