It's a busy day for railroading in downtown St. Louis today. In the foreground, the Union Pacific 12th St. Yard has several trains occupying the various tracks, waiting to be transferred to other ... (more)
Manifest train passes in front of Grossman Iron and Steel at the North Market Interlocking of the Terminal Railroad Association.
St. Louis Union Station was just a shell of its former glory in 1977, but Amtrak service was still relatively decent. Two trains are shown juxtaposed in this black and white study.
Switching in St. Louis. Date is approximate.
Haven't been there since 73 but back then everything was just jammed together in their yard. From the photos I've seen in recent times they've done a heck of a job with the locomotive displays sin... (more)
Westbound SLSF freight ready to depart the Frisco Yard on the west side of St.Louis,MO..
Back In The Day: Almost 10 years ago now, we see UP's 12th St transfer coming off the connection from the yard downtown to Lesperance St yard. The conductor has just thrown the switch and i... (more)
The Limited. A Roger Puta Photograph
The Colorado Eagle waiting to depart. In the distance is GM&O E7A 102 with Train 4, The Limited. A Roger Puta Photograph
The morning's Missouri River Runner departs St. Louis Union Station on a brisk first day of winter, against the backdrop of the St. Louis skyline. A westbound empty coal train waits behind it, on ... (more)
A trio of classic GP15-1s wait for their next assignment.
Newly formed West Belt Railroad job heads west at Pillsbury Siding.This out fit owned by FTRL , just took over the TRRA Central Belt trackage in North St. Louis.
A pair of MP trains were wait in Gratiot Street Tower near downtown St Louis.
For someone living on the east coast, I figured I'd probably never see a Cotton Belt unit at all, let alone in it's namesake city. But on a freezing November day, I got to catch a patched St. Loui... (more)
A few yard geeps rest until the next time they are called upon to put more trains together.