The sun was flirting with me as a line of thunderstorms moved off to the east near Machens on the BNSF Hannibal Sub.
The row of trees along Greenwood Boulevard in Maplewood, MO, have nearly completed their blooming process as the Katy heritage unit passes in command of Gateway Yard bound manifest freight QNPAS. ... (more)
WAMX 3931 and 3935 are on the point of KCT's 311 transfer with a cut from the KCS. The train is heading down the KCT main and passing under the massive 12th St. Viaduct that connections downtown w... (more)
Unpatched SP 352 is the DPU shoving a westbound stack train through Kansas City's West Bottoms.
Coal loads for Ameren’s Rush Island power plant cross over the Meramec River bridge on a nice afternoon. This is the former Frisco line between St. Louis and Memphis, which for much of its route, ... (more)
BNSF 8415 is on the point of a Georgia Power coal train rumbling down the coal route in Kansas City's West Bottoms. The train will go south down the former Frisco Ft. Scott Sub out of the city.
NS D70 is almost back into the yard limits of Argentine since we last saw it. This daily train originates at the NS Voltz ya... (more)
At 8000 feet long, this manifest freight train won't fit into some of the sidings on the Hannibal Sub. The train is at Apex accelerating out of a slow order on the west end of Elsberry.
Is this an odd consist or what? BNSF 2888 leads the rest of the Cement City local power and BNSF's display train with BNSF 8175 and three passenger cars back west towards KC at Marceline, Missouri... (more)
The sun sets on these Santa Fe searchlight signals, both literally and figuratively.
Kansas City Terminal's KCT 310 transfer has a cut from Blue Valley bound for Mill St. Yard in KCK. The hometown railroad is passing Union Station and the iconic Western Auto building in the heart ... (more)
NS 2704 leads three others west over I-70 on NS train 112 near High Hill, Missouri on Norfolk Southerns St. Louis District. Locomotives: NS 2704, NS 9416, KCS 4797 and NS 9383
BNSF 6311 leads a freight train blowing past CB&Q signals protecting the south end of the Sadler Siding near Rushville, MO.
A lucky break in the clouds lined up with the arrival of this bare table on the BNSF Marceline Sub.
A pair of rebuilt Union Pacific SD40Ns lift a 12th Street to Alton and Southern transfer over the industrial grit of St. Louis' riverfront.