MNLTR 01 sits in Dupo yard with a B40-8 fresh out of UP's Jenks Shops and a Ex. Espee tunnel motor, making for a nice lashup. The engineer is waiting for the conductor to return so they can finish... (more)
Sitting quietly, this former BNSF geep rests next to the grain elevator in the small town of Elkhart, IL. The unit came from the Northern Illinois & Wisconsin (NIWX) and has yet to be renumbered. ... (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.
This poor hostler has to be his own engineer and brakeman.
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)
A former SP tunnel motor leads this UP pig train as it snakes under the Poplar Street Bridge in the heart of the ghetto. Canon 350D, 28-80mm.
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.
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.
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 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.
The Kirkwood Depot is all "spiffed up" for Christmas time, as a UP manifest freight, with 5 locos, crawls up the hill.
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.
The DPU of an empty Westbound coal drag flies past Kirkwood station at around 8:00 pm. He had to be going at least 40 mph. 16 second exposure.
The engineer backs his cars to couple onto another cut before going to switch the Post Dispatch. Check out that lighting package! Canon 350D.
An NS grain train accelerates out of A.O.Smith Yard and through WR Tower, while we (Respondek) pick up cars left by the terminsl the night before. Canon 350D. 75-300mm.