Many argue FEC's new paint scheme is the most attractive. Living in FEC country, I think KCS EMDs dolled up as "Southern Belles" look mighty fine!
An SD70ACe leads coal empties out of Murray Yard on their journey back to Wyoming.
A pair KCS geeps lead the Knoche-Neff transfer through Kansas City's West Bottoms. The train takes a teardrop-shaped loop around the bottoms to get from one yard to the other as they parallel each... (more)
Santa Fe’s famous warbonnet perhaps looked best on an Alco PA, as Mail Train 4 arrived Kansas City Union Depot with PA 74, Oct. 30, 1966. An ATS (Automatic Train Stop) shoe is on the 3rd axle wh... (more)
The coach yard at Kansas City, Mo. was operated by the Kansas City Terminal Ry. and on this Feb. 22, 1967 passenger or baggage cars from SP, ATSF, CRI&P, MP, UP, KCS, MILW, GN, CB&Q and SLSF could... (more)
A pair of ex-BN SW1500's lead a couple hoppers and an ex-ATSF caboose south through BN Crossing. The hoppers are bound for a plant just across the MO/KS state line and the caboose will be used as ... (more)
The action in Kansas City is sometimes a nonstop parade of trains. On this day BNSF keeps the rails polished with the tail end of the E-PAMETM moving just out of frame as the lead unit of the U-S... (more)
The face of Parrish & Heimbecker Limited SD40-2 No. 13 looks pretty intimidating in an all-black paint scheme. Instead of working at a grain silo in the Canadian heartland, this unit sits patient... (more)
The power from yesterday's D70 train is caught performing another transfer run in Kansas City. This time it is to the KCS Kn... (more)
The T KCS transfer from Kansas City Southern’s Knoche yard takes up the second track coming into Santa Fe junction with a lengthy sized mixed freight train. Meanwhile more)
UP 8764 leads a loaded coal train across the High Line Bridge while light from the sun is blocked by an afternoon thunderstorm as it moves across the western sky.
The remains of the cab from a former EMD SD90MAC-H2 built for Union Pacific are seen resting on the ground these days instead of pulling a heavy trains as intended. Although the locomotive model ... (more)
Mid-car America has been fixing up locomotives in the Kansa city area since 1978. Today a good variety of class I and leased power reside at their shops in a plethora of paint schemes.
A vintage BN SW1500 switcher that's nearing 46 years old after having been delivered to the Frisco in 1969 takes a breather from shoving cars around and enjoys the calm before a midday storm.