The Pacific Local heading back to the mainline after working the lumberyard at the end of the branch.
Southern Illinois coal heading west to the Labadie Power Plant on UP trackage rights.
UP 4964 is just about 1/2 mile into the 5 mile WB climb up Kirkwood Hill, on UP's Jefferson City Sub. Immediately to the right, out of the picture, is the restored Tuxedo Park station, now a pri... (more)
Westbound coal empties roll past the Webster Groves station.
Westbound Union Pacific empty coal drag carefully working its way along East Lockwood Avenue in old Webster Groves as a crisp early November day draws to a close
West bound Ann Rutledge.
Westbound Amtrak Ann Rutledge, working its way along Lockwood Avenue at Rockhill Road, running about one hour behind schedule on a beautiful late July day, with very low humidity for a change!!!--... (more)
Looking more like a scene from the sierra nevada, this UP coal train rolls through Webster Groves, amazingly just a few miles outside of downtown St. Louis. The train is about to roll past CP D011... (more)
Train 794 overtakes the Employee Special in a rare side by side running on the directional Cuba Sub.
Waiting at the old Tuxedo Park station.
Inching ever closer to the end of the day, MTRKS 08 blasts through Tuxedo Park, with a pair of SD60M's, on its Westbound journey across Missouri. Canon 350D, 28-80mm.
Three GE products smoke it up as they drag a large cut of cars on a long poke out of Lindenwood Yard. The CSX locomotive appeared to be freshly painted. Canon 350D, 28-80mm.
Who is this guy, brazen enough to hang out the window? Oh, just a friend of mine, here he rolls through Lake Jct. This is where the original MoPac line splits off for a 1 mile run where it now end... (more)
The engineer has stopped the train here, as there is another train ahead of him waiting to get into Lindenwood yard. After that train clears, he will wait to get in as well.
This westbound empty coal load, 2CIMCA9 19, climbs a steep grade in Webster Groves. Missouri is not really a mountainous state, we just have really big hills. ;)