Y636 leans precariously as it sits on a somewhat ill maintained peice of track while waiting to shove back into the lumber yard. Canon 350D.
At the south end of A.O. Smith yard a GP50 and GP40-2's congregate, showing NS' new and old images. Canon 350D.
At around 11:30 pm this dead manifest sits at Valmeyer waiting for a new crew, as another train flies past it, taking the diverging approach through the crossover. Canon 350D.
Old school power galore! Left to right, a GP60, SD40-2 and a GP38-2. All these units are taking a break in between assignments at Dupo yard. Canon 350D, 28-80mm. f/5.6 @ 25 sec.
A UP SD70M pokes its nose out from the crowded area of the MacArthur Bridge lead, and 6th Street scales area. Train was IMNSE 03.
This UP grain train heads north on the Springfield Sub, more than likely, this train will head up the Pekin, IL where a Chicago crew will get on. Here it comes under the Poplar Street Bridge Compl... (more)
Figured I'd go get some McDonald's after work, just happened to have my camera and tripod with me. This is the first time I have ever seen a train operating on these tracks.
Here, doing 50 mph, BNSF 1042 cuts diagonally across W. Pacific Street and 4th Street as it flies through the out skirts of Pacific, MO.
MRS SW1500 #257 does the switching honors today in the Anhueser-Busch Brewery yard.
An EMLX unit pokes it's head out at the old GWWR engine facilities, this yard was almost shut down, however, the agreement with TRRA was too costly and did not work out. . Canon 350D.
MPIPB has finally made it into Dupo at 2:00 am, here in the dense fog, it sets out bad orders at the south end of Dupo Yard.
This coal train stretches out behind a cream and green AC at it flies through rural crossings on the K Line. Canon 350D, 75-300mm.
With the sun below the horizon, IHOYC creeps northward towards Dupo past one of the few trees along this portion of the line. Canon 350D.
Amtrak 303 flies past a group of UP track workers, as they inspect the work of a tamping machine that just passed that spot.
MRS #255 and a T.R.R.A. SW1200 sit outside the engine house late this afternoon.