BNSF 8391 is the lead motor on a westbound stack train moving toward Kansas City on the Marceline Sub. The train is passing the former Santa Fe station at La Plata still used by Amtrak.
A GEVO and ACe shove a loaded sand train over the massive Missouri River Bridge at Sibley. If I am not mistaken, this is the only remaining portion of single track left on the BNSF's CHI-LA Transc... (more)
As daylight gives to dusk. BNSF 8391 leads it's hotshot intermodal past the former ATSF depot in the quaint, quiet little rural town of La Plata, Mo.
A quiet Sunday morning in the Amish country is interrupted only by the passing of the occasional horse and buggy and this Chicago-bound BNSF stack train on the Marceline Sub.
A fairly new C4 GEVO is on the point of an eastbound freight train passing the former Santa Fe depot now used by Amtrak as a stop for the Southwest Chief.
The silence of a hazy morning in the small town of La Plata is broken by the passing of a very short, and overpowered, intermodal train blasting eastbound for Chicago. With less than 25 cars, thes... (more)
I have been coming to Southern Iowa and Northern Missouri since I was a boy to watch Santa Fe/BNSF trains race across the Marceline Sub. In 2013/2014 things changed as they always do with the rail... (more)
New BNSF 7943 leads three other GE's west through the country town of Marceline, Missouri on BNSF's former ATSF Marceline Sub. Railfanning in this town just isn't the same anymore with out seeing ... (more)
BNSF 4433, BNSF 7786 and BNSF 4086 leads a loaded sand train east towards Bucklin, Missouri under one of the three remaining operating signal bridges left in Missouri that I know of on BNSF's form... (more)
The former ATSF art-deco style station in La Plata, MO is still maintained and operated by Amtrak as a twice-a-day station stop for the Southwest Chief. The Amtrak decorations varying from the dif... (more)
The former ATSF art-deco style station in La Plata, MO is still maintained and operated by Amtrak as a twice-a-day station stop for the Southwest Chief.
Amtrak's Phase IV heritage engine is on the point of the eastbound Southwest Chief making its station stop in the quiet little town of La Plata.
BNSF 1759 was added to the head end of Amtrak's Southwest Chief due to locomotive issues out west. The train is running several hours late as it arrives in La Plata amid October fall colors. It wa... (more)
After receiving a crew change in Fort Madison, a westbound BNSF stack train enters Missouri from Iowa as it crosses over the Des Moines River as it heads for Kansas City.
BNSF 6996, BNSF 5037, BNSF 6967 and BNSF 6516 leads a solid trailer train west towards the small town of Baring, Missouri on BNSF's former ATSF Marceline Subdivision.