This grain train is south of Elsberry on the Hannibal Subdivision just a few minutes after the sun came up.
Two years ago Missouri Pacific asked the ICC for permission to drop number 16, the Missouri River Eagle. But on April 26, 1965, the train known to local railroaders as the “Bird,” is still flying,... (more)
Westbound hotshot Z-train from Willow Springs, IL, to San Bernardino, CA, blast past the Amtrak depot at La Plata. These San Bernardino trains still seem to keep solid vans with no stacks. Not sur... (more)
The next to last run of NS 267 heads west for Kansas City.
224 eases to a stop in the siding at High Hill to meet eastbound 285.
Ozark Valley 1321 sits at the Cerro Flow Productions plant.
BNSF 5203 rounds the sharp curves of the BNSF Cuba subdivision as it enters the town of St. Clair, MO (MP 52) with a manifest (BNSF M STLTUL1 19A), bound for Cherokee yard in Tulsa, OK,in tow. I o... (more)
On Friday night, I ran out to Kansas City to photograph the NS 8099, the Southern Heritage unit, and after it tucked itself away in the yard, my other half and I were heading out to the City Marke... (more)
The evolution of steam power is on display at the Museum of Transportation. The 4-4-0 Daniel Nason (center) dates from 1858; DL&W Camelback 952 is from 1905; and Santa Fe 2-10-4 5011 is a Baldwin... (more)
The Limited. A Roger Puta Photograph
Following close on the block of a grain train is what appears to be an eastbound local. We're on the Thayer Sub., about 30 miles east of Springfield, MO.
An eastbound grain train on the Thayer Sub., about 30 miles east of Springfield, MO.
The Colorado Eagle waiting to depart. In the distance is GM&O E7A 102 with Train 4, The Limited. A Roger Puta Photograph
BNSF 4875 leads a West Quincy to North St. Louis freight south near Winfield, Missouri on BNSF's Hannibal Sub/K-Line. BNSF 4875 and BNSF 4068.
A pair of BNSF GE's are in charge of an eastbound ethanol train heading toward KC at Rushville, MO on the BNSF's St Joe Sub.