Amtrak train 303, from St. Louis (only 15 minutes late!), pauses for a second at the historical Kirkwood station while en route to Kansas City, MO.
The engineer backs his cars to couple onto another cut before going to switch the Post Dispatch. Check out that lighting package! Canon 350D.
Well, this was worth the wait. After waiting for about 20 minutes, AASAM showed up, running around the track work, with a former Con in the lead. Canon 350D, 75-300mm.
Amtrak 304 roars through Kirk Jct. with people bound for their holiday destinations. Happy Holidays everybody!
This 5 unit set of A&S power, including 2000 and 2001 (the RR's only 2 road switchers), sits on TRRA property waiting to run through Valley Jct. Canon 350D.
UP ballast train WBTIMB 28, headed for Iron Mountain, MO, swings off the MacArthur Bridge and onto the south approach that will carry it into Lesperance St. Yard.
A tunnel motor (SD40T-2), still in FULL (no patch) SP paint, for all you Espee fans, and a CEFX SD40-2 show up on a manifest, as it pauses for a second to get a track & time permit. Train was QNPA... (more)
With a friendly wave from the RCL operator, 728 backs over Cheauteau St. and back into the yard. Canon 350D.
Late in the afternoon, a warbonnet leads two rent-a-wreck tunnel motors across Laclede's Landing, past the old Union Light power plant, and the President Casino.
7 ALCOs cut off their train south of town and come through the George's complex in Springdale as they head for the shops. It's sad to think that within a week of taking this photo, this scene is a... (more)
Interesting what the KCS is resorting to for power these days :). I found this heap sitting at the E. St. Louis facilities. Canon 350D, 28-80mm.
The RailCruise F-units are the star of the show at Union Station, but it looks as if UP will be butting in for about a week.
Respondek Railroad Corp. locomotives at the Melvin Price Support Center with steel cars for Granite City Steel. I'd like to thank Mr. Respondek for making this shot possible, and the oppurtunity t... (more)
The MRS crew comes off Dorcas Street and heads towards the yard after switching the huge Anheuser-Busch Brewery. From the yard they will then run down 2nd street to access Century Used Brick.
As the evening lingers on, UP 8239 quietly chants away at the end of CNATH9 14, awaiting the call that will send her, and her train east.