ASSRQ is departing the A&S as seen at Valley Junction, IL
Metro East Industries workers, Eric and Kenny, work to apply the large vinyl lettering to complete the Lake State Railway's 25th Anniversary GP40-3 slug mother, LSRC #4325. The crew performed qua... (more)
Metro East Industries has commenced constructing a large 90-unit order for Union Pacific that includes 45 6-axle Road Slugs and 45 6-axle SD40N Slug Mothers. One of the pair that is being road te... (more)
Metro East Industries has commenced constructing a large 90-unit order for Union Pacific that includes 45 6-axle Road Slugs and 45 6-axle SD40N Slug Mothers. The first pair that is being road tes... (more)
Lake State Railway is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2017 and to commemorate the occasion, the latest GP40-3 slug mother has been released in a special 25th Anniversary scheme, wearing road n... (more)
There was still some operating steam on the NYC in late 1955 but a person had to go to the west end of the system to find it. One place was under the Eads Bridge in the era before Interstates. It ... (more)
A Pennsy transfer pounds the iron under the Eads Bridge.
The Lake State Railway MP15 #1501 cab end is shown at Metro East Industries in East St. Louis. The LSRC 1501 is the ex-UPY 1394 and was constructed in 1980 as M-K-T #57 and was recently acquired ... (more)
Introducing the first Lake State Railway MP15AC, LSRC #1501! Stripes are no stranger to the first Lake State Railway end cab as it was built as M-K-T #57 in 1980 and later went on to become Union... (more)
The MRS transfer with lots of "suds" descends the east approach to the MacAuthur Bridge as it heads to Alton and Southern's Gateway yard.
Just out of the paint booth here at MEI is this former FURX geep rebuild.Shes about ready to ship out to the TC&W up north.Taken on MEI property with permission of MEI and First Union!
Class I road power backs to its train in TRRA's Madison Yard.