Union Pacific double stack approaches Dupo Yard on the #1 Main.
Union Pacific M-PRAS-16 brought these two special units to the A&S yard; after waiting over 3 hours, the two units made a light engine move from A&S yard to the Dupo yard where it will be put on d... (more)
Oh, The Things We Take For Granted: Ever find yourself missing the simple things from years ago? I particularly miss big lash ups of yard goats on the TRRA. It's really something to hear 4 ... (more)
St. Louis Steam: After high-balling St. Louis, UP 844 creeps across TRRA's MacArthur Bridge, after being given a 10mph slow order by the West Belt dispatcher. The St. Louis Arch is visible ... (more)
No longer plying Union Pacific's mainline across Nebraska or climbing Sherman Hill or Cajon Pass, UP SD40-2 3158 wears new colors for a new owner - Foster Townsend Rail Logistics. The engine was p... (more)
Sunshine on a Cloudy Day. Ever since Florida East Coast brought back their "Champion" paint scheme, I have always wanted to see a champ with a KCS Southern Belle. I finally got my wish toda... (more)
No longer plying Union Pacific's mainline across Nebraska or climbing Sherman Hill or Cajon Pass, UP SD40-2 3158 wears new colors for a new owner - Foster Townsend Rail Logistics. The engine was ... (more)
Foster Townsend Rail Logistics owns a fleet of locomotives that serve industries all over the Saint Louis area, and many of their engines wear very bright and colorful paint schemes. FTRX GP50 19... (more)
Gavilon Fertilizer in Sauget, Illinois, switches their cars with a 1951-built SW9. Originally owned by Lehigh Valley (as their number 283), this switcher became part of the large Conrail roster w... (more)
In train on NLAS was this wrecked GP40, which was destined to nearby Alton, IL to be scrapped at Azcon. At the location of this picture, 863 had about 20 miles left to roll in its life, if you don... (more)
With the Gateway Arch in the background, UP 844 heads south on the Chester Sub on its way to Cape Girardeau, MO.
A pair of TFM motors lead the bi-weekly KCS Manifest train west out of East Saint Louis .
Northbound grain empty at Valley Junction
"The Manny" comes over to Illinois to deliver to Alton & Southern.
The junk train is almost home to East St. Louis Yard.Of the trains 55 cars, almost half are boxcars destined for the scrap at Azcon in Alton ILL.