KCS Transfer Job with interchange for the NS on the TRRA at Q Tower.This SW-1500 has worked out of East St. Louis for 15 years or so and still wears faded Gateway Western Paint.
Gateway Western 1504 idles at the racks in KCS's East Saint Louis Yard on a beautiful February afternoon.
eastbound GWWR train KCSL Godfrey, IL
GWWR 2036 is the sole survivor on this empty rock train waiting for a rested crew.
Still sporting its GWWR paint waiting for a crew to pull a long string of HERZOG rock hoppers.
One of the few "Bumble Bee" Gateway Western locomotives waits for a new crew to take the train out of Shreveport.
*** DISCLAIMER *** I have gotten email claiming this is GWWR 2041, and 2044. The notes on my slide mount indicate 2048, taken from the fact the nose and cab scraps were in the gon behind the flat... (more)
eastbound KC to StLouis train
Gateway Western SW1500 (ex-P&LE) switching cars at East St. Louis.
KCS switchers pause while switching industries in southwest Shreveport.
This is probably one of the last GWWR units left on the KCS.You can still Chicago, Missouri and Western lettering on her.She does'nt look good but is good unit according to an engineer buddy I kno... (more)
One of the few remaining Gateway Western units left on the KCS is seen resting at East St. Louis.
A bumblebee heads north under the TRRA's tracks near Hole-In-The-Wall after the conductor lined the switch....