The patched SP AC4400CW is the DPU of CETTS 09 as it swings off the McAurthur Bridge and heads south down the Chester Sub. The other train, A&S 201, is a light power set from Alton and Southern's ... (more)
Sometimes, just getting out of the yard is the most difficult part of railroading. Here, we finally get permission down the A&S main (all 6.13 YL territory), as we're leaving, we see a light power... (more)
A visitor from south of the border is parked within sight of a middle-American icon - the Saint Louis Arch. Ferromex ES44AC 4687 was found in Alton & Southern's Gateway Yard in East Saint Louis, ... (more)
Headed for interchange with CSX, FEC ES44C4s 806 and 809 trail a KCS Southern Belle SW1500 on transfer freight YVN112. Sitting isolated in the background is the former road approach to the MacArth... (more)
Alton & Southern SW1500 #1510 and UPY MP15AC #1214 works UP's Alton & Southerns Gateway Yard in beautiful (lol) East St. Louis, Illinois. ALS #1510 was retired a few months later.
On a rainy October 3rd, 2014, a Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis transfer is seen at Alton & Southern's Gateway Yard in East Saint Louis, Illinois. TRRA GP38-3s 2004 (originally a GP40)... (more)
NS Eastbound Grain Train 48X heads down the TRRA's Transfer Sub to get onto the NS's Southwest District a little further down the line. NS 1066 Came into the St. Louis Area early on the Morning on... (more)
A trio of Alton & Southern SW1500s catch a few rays during a brief hole in the clouds on a stormy October 3rd, 2014. SW1500 1510 was delivered to the ALS in February 1970, and 1516 and 1513 arriv... (more)
Norfolk Southern SD40 3435 (which NS calls an SD40-2 due to electrical upgrades) appears to be staring at Saint Louis' iconic arch, rising across the Mississippi River. NS 3435 is laying over by ... (more)
A TRRA Job with a Pair of GP38-3s Works one of Many Chemical Plants in East Saint Louis.
A Faded Alton and Southern SW1500 Spews smoke as it notches up with another cut of cars to sort in the yard.
Fresh out of the paint booth here at MEI is this switcher/slug combo for GATX.The switcher is former Port of Montreal and the Slug is former KCS.Taken with permission of GATX and MEI.
End of the line for these 16 cylinder beast .They will be cut down to frames here , and shipped off for scrap. Taken on MEI property with permission.
A long line of retired UP locomotives sit at MEI. Most have been sold in recent auctions and some await work here in the shops while others will simply ship out.Taken on MEI property with permissi... (more)