A BNSF SD70MAC heads a Coal Train on it's way South out of Kansas City.
St. Louis Union Station was just a shell of its former glory in 1977, but Amtrak service was still relatively decent. Two trains are shown juxtaposed in this black and white study.
In the orange light just after dawn, this manifest freight is making its way toward a Missouri River crossing and eventually to downtown St. Louis.
On a humid, overcast April morning in1965, Rock Island FA-1 141 and a companion work their way along Kansas City Terminal tracks near Van Brunt Boulevard with an endless string of refrigerator car... (more)
There aren't many searchlights left on the BNSF Marceline Sub, but there are still two sets standing tall and proud. One of them is here in Bucklin, MO. The sun is peeking through a storm cloud as... (more)
The sun is beginning to sink in the western sky as yet another GE-led Z train roars up the slight hogback just east of Marceline, MO. The train is about to cross a gravel road and duck under the s... (more)
On Saturday morning, I photographed KC Streetcar #802 passing the Muse of the Missouri fountain south of 8th & Main. This fountain was dedicated on December 2. 1963 in memory of David Woods Kemper... (more)
A freshly repainted 5300-series GEVO deadheads an inspection car through Santa Fe Jct. The train is coming off the Kaw River Bridge and swinging north up the Terminal toward the West Bottoms.
A pair of NS GE's lead a train of racks south across the Terminal Mains and under the massive 12 St Viaduct in Kansas City's West Bottoms. The NS train is bound for the UP at Armourdale Yard on th... (more)
KCS 3953 eases the QKCNL 06 south out of the city and down to the Pittsburg Sub at Sheffield. The train will make a stop at IFG to pick up a cut of intermodal cars before continuing down to Shreve... (more)
Burlington Northern SW1000 #435 waits to cross the diamond at Santa Fe Jct. as a Chicago & North Western freight clears with caboose 10942 and Business car 401 bringing up the rear end.
On a fine gorgeous evening in rural North/Central Missouri. We see BNSF 7818 and company roll underneath a dying breed of signaling.
Switching in St. Louis. Date is approximate.
Just out of Lindenwood yard in Webster Groves, ten miles southwest of St. Louis, Frisco SD45 931 with U30B 841 and another SD45 set out westbound on March 22, 1975. SLSF was one of the first custo... (more)