First light on a BNSF coal train near Orchard Farm, Missouri.
The last light of the day catches a nice looking BNSF consist at Orchard Farm, Missouri.
Early morning light on a westbound coal train near Orchard Farm, Missouri.
A BNSF manifest out of St. Louis trundles past at a nice slow pace headed into the low December sun at Orchard Farm, Missouri.
This older Dash 9 is a welcome sight early in the morning at Orchard Farm, Missouri.
A west bound grainer at first light on the Hannibal Sub. It was a cold and damp morning, producing a lot of fog in the river bottoms.
A loaded coal train is passing through the bottoms just north of the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. This is just after dawn on the BNSF Hannibal Subdivision north of St. Louis... (more)
This grain train is moving through soybean fields near Orchard Farm, Missouri.
It's nice to see CSX locomotives on BNSF rails. This is at Orchard Farm on the BNSF Hannibal Subdivision.
BNSF manifest freight H MEMGAL9 07A works its way eastbound (though it is actually headed west at this particular moment) through rural Orchard Farm, MO. Above the train, a storm is building that ... (more)
H-GALMEM (Galesburg to Memphis) rolling across the flood plain at Barwise Road.
An excellent consist led by a BNSF Heritage 2 unit is eastbound on the Hannibal Sub. The Portage de Sioux power plant can be seen in the distance.
Cruising on tracks as straight as an arrow, this loaded coal train on the BNSF Hannibal Sub is headed for North St. Louis.
An empty coal train picking up speed after passing another train at Machens. You can see the Portage de Sioux power plant in the distance.
This grain train was given the lowest priority and the crew ended up needing to tie down the train at Machens, Missouri. It's cold enough here to preserve the snow on the plow.