Would you say it was high time to run the brush sprayer? Note the barely-visible pole line crossarm, adjacent to the two Rock Island GP-7s 1347-1337. Borax contractor brush sprayer was eastboun... (more)
Amtrak's 406 lays over in Kansas City for a trip to Topeka in the morning as an auto rack train glides by on the KCT main.
Amtrak's 311, The Missouri River Runner, is led by Phase III 406 and Amtrak's Exhibit Train. 311 has just finished its station stop at Independence and is finishing the last leg into Kansas City w... (more)
Known as “Erie-builts,” KCS Fairbanks-Morse 61 was being coupled to a GP-30 at Kansas City as Four Aces RS-1 stood by on Feb. 22, 1966. The FM’s had only four traction motors on the 6-wheel tr... (more)
No wonder these four Fairbanks-Morse 6-axle diesels (61A, 61B, 60B, 62B) were still on KCS’s roster on May 22, 1966 — there were all re-engined by EMD ten years earlier in 1956. They soon went ba... (more)
Squatty-body KCS Alco HH-1000 switcher 1121 was already 26 years old when captured on May 22, 1966 at Kansas City, Mo. But it had only six more months of life before being retired in November.
KCS E8 27 was looking a bit ratty as it led a tiny 3-car “Southern Belle” out of Kansas City Union Depot at Tower 6 on Feb. 12, 1969. Trains 1 and 2, the “Southern Belle,” didn’t survive until Am... (more)
Milwaukee Road 8 Duplex Roomette-6 Roomette-4 Double Bedroom sleeper "Jefferson River", Kansas City, MO. It's been decades since the Pullman-built sleeper graced the road's premiere 'Oly... (more)
Union Pacific’s set of E9s are fresh from a rebuild on April 27, 1993, as they pull a passenger train past the imposing state capital of Missouri at Jefferson City.
Union Pacifics LSE59 local passes above some of the urban decay that is sadly so common in St. Louis.
Terminal Railroad job snakes off the Merchants Bridge with NS grain loads for Bulk West.
UP's Western Pacific Heritage unit leads a coal train towards the Cook/Metropolis barge loadout in Southeastern Illinois.
NS' NYC heritage unit points an auto-rack train, bound for the UP in Kansas City, around the super-elevated curve at Fleming, MO.
Union Pacific GE C44-9W No. 9575 is in the railroad’s shop at Kansas City, Missouri, for dynamic brake grid replacement on October 22, 2013.
A welder repairs a damaged plow on EMD GP38-2 No. 641 at Union Pacific’s Kansas City Locomotive Facility at Kansas City, Missouri, on October 21, 2013.