The former ATSF art-deco style station in La Plata, MO is still maintained and operated by Amtrak as a twice-a-day station stop for the Southwest Chief.
Amtrak's Phase IV heritage engine is on the point of the eastbound Southwest Chief making its station stop in the quiet little town of La Plata.
BNSF 1759 was added to the head end of Amtrak's Southwest Chief due to locomotive issues out west. The train is running several hours late as it arrives in La Plata amid October fall colors. It wa... (more)
After receiving a crew change in Fort Madison, a westbound BNSF stack train enters Missouri from Iowa as it crosses over the Des Moines River as it heads for Kansas City.
BNSF 6996, BNSF 5037, BNSF 6967 and BNSF 6516 leads a solid trailer train west towards the small town of Baring, Missouri on BNSF's former ATSF Marceline Subdivision.
UP 8210 and UP 4627 leads a westbound stack train around the curve near Rutledge, Missouri on BNSF's former ATSF's Marceline Subdivisionon this beautiful fall 55 degree day. This train is running ... (more)
The fall colors are in full effect here in northern Missouri as Amtrak's phase IV heritage unit, Amtrak 184, Amtrak 206 and Amtrak 510 leads an eastbound Southwest Chief after making a station sto... (more)
UP 4305 is on the point of an eastbound stack train running through the crossovers at CP La Plata on BNSF Marceline Subdivision.
The signal changes going on now days around the country is changing everything. Things on the Marceline Sub and the west end of the Chillicothe Sub are definitely changing. At the end of 2013 ther... (more)
The early morning silence of the quiet town of La Plata is broken with the arrival of BNSF 5126 leading a short Z-train eastbound through town and past the old Santa Fe depot still used by Amtrak'... (more)
UP SD70ACE 8424,makes it way through La Plata,MO at very high speeds
What a great way to spend the 4th of July! BNSF 5124 leads a UP stack train West,through La Plata,Missouri.
BNSF 7678, BNSF 6940 & BNSF 4345 leads a westbound stack train across the Mississippi River out of Illinois and into Fort Madison, Iowa on BNSF's Marceline Sub.
BNSF 5126 & BNSF 4937 leads an eastbound trailer train underneath one of the few remaining ATSF signal bridges left on BNSF's Marceline Sub. This train will stop in Fort Madison for a crew change ... (more)
At the time new BNSF ES44C4 6604 leads 11 other units west at a location called Hart on BNSF's former ATSF's Marceline Sub.