This BNSF manifest is heading north with a nice all EMD lashup. It is meeting KCS train IKCVN here on the KCS East St. Louis Terminal Sub.
Train #302 is the second St. Louis to Chicago train of the morning .4 pairs of these trains run daily,as well as the Texas Eagle making 10 trains a day between St. Louis and Chicago.
Northbound Grain Empties.
MCHTR is almost home, TRRA Madison Yard.
Coal Empties running northbound on UP trackage rights.
A real nice suprise on this southbound hotshot,a pair of SD40-2.To the far right are 2 NS trains #301 southbound and the DPU of a northbound 70E coal load.
Sonny rolls the yvn112 over the unique trestle that carries 'the southbound' main over Mississippi Avenue in East St. Louis.
Finally near the East St. Louis terminal, KCS 4057 and company await clearance through Valley Junction at 19th Street. Shortly after proceeding, the heavy M train would break a knuckle and tie up... (more)
A very short ZYCHOB hustles thru Granite City.This UPS hotshot is not a regular in the St. Louis area.
The eastbound Schneider National train is about to pass thru WR Tower.The solid orange train has a unique look.
A typical Chicago- St. Louis Amtrak train heads south at Lenox Tower.
The second wind turbine train on the KCS sits crewless at Venice Yard. CSX will inspect the loads here before a KCS crew delivers it to Rose Lake Yard for the CSX portion of its journey to Michig... (more)
KCS 6616 rolls south at Illinois Route 16.
Love to see KCS's power on the Schneider trains...it is generally more interesting than the CSX standard issue.