The A&M Monett turn rolls north over 37.
After setting off one car on the elevator lead the A&M Monett turn with new SD70ACe's 70 & 71 is continuing their trek south. Note the new bell applied to 70's nose between the number boards. Th... (more)
Late in the afternoon the Monett turn shoves down the lead to the large Georges complex at Butterfield in picturesque Southwest Missouri. They will be dropping about half their train here and will... (more)
The southbound Monett Turn screams through the late afternoon shadows just south of Butterfield, MO. Today's train was running rather late, departing Monett just after 1615.
A&M's Monett Turn proceeds north under an old highway bridge after picking up a few cars at the Georges grain elevator.
A&M 60 and 3 sister Alcos start to pull south after making a quick 1 car set out to the grain elevator in Butterfield,MO. 4/15/10
South of Butterfield the tracks pass under the old Highway, the overpass makes for a great afternoon photograph.
Alco's smoke it up at Butterfield, on their way to Springdale.
Classic Alco and General Motors power meet!The A&M Excursion for the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum is seen heading south behind RS-36 #30 as a 1958 GM Trailways bus waits at the crossing.This... (more)
A&M Excursion for the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum is seen heading south behind RS-36 #30.This train ran from Springdale to Butterfield Missouri and return.It is doing a photo run-by here at... (more)
Alco style! The quartet of C420's get back on the move at Butterfield, where they'll soon stop to setout a lone hopper at a feed.
Springtime on the A&M: With Ozark wildflowers in full bloom, bent nosed A&M #44 and 4 of her sisters head their train south at trackspeed.
Smoke'm if you got'm. Here we see the Engineer throw the fuel to the Ole Girls, as they cut the consist and 1 grain car away from the train to work the Cargill Elevator.
The Monett turn drags past the switch to shove the first car back, on a beautiful Spring afternoon.