The first light of the day illuminates an east bound BNSF stack train on the transcon east of Marceline.
With storms moving out of the area and the sun setting, shots like this are possible.
Spotted inside Union Pacific’s Kansas City locomotive Facility is EMD SD40N No. 1798 on October 21, 2013. Rebuilt at Union Pacific’s Jenks Shop, the locomotive is former SD40-2 No. 3178 built in J... (more)
BNSF 6630 leads a stack train east of Marceline,Missouri
BNSF 4882 leads one of many stack trains to run on BNSF's transcontinental line.
A standard cab YN2 Dash-8 is on the point of a westbound autorack train barreling through the Sedalia Sub's namesake-town, Sedalia. The train is crossing Emmet St, once the site of the MKT-MP cros... (more)
A fairly new C4 GEVO is on the point of an eastbound freight train passing the former Santa Fe depot now used by Amtrak as a stop for the Southwest Chief.
The silence of a hazy morning in the small town of La Plata is broken by the passing of a very short, and overpowered, intermodal train blasting eastbound for Chicago. With less than 25 cars, thes... (more)
A crew of two is shuffling cars around the ADM facility in Mexico. Top speed seemed to be some where around 3 or 4 mph.
What better way to celebrate the birth of our nation than to go heritage hunting?
Here's the NS 1066 (NYC heritage unit) leading the U-SNJEOL0-31T past Kansas City Union Station just past 11am ... (more)
Amtrak P40DC glides into the station at La Plata,Missouri.
BNSF 4882 rolls through a crossing near the small town of Ethel,Missouri
A Kansas City Southern manifest freight rolling east on the KCS Mexico Sub east of Centralia, Missouri. The tracks in the background are the Norfolk Southern St. Louis District.
Unsure of the linage of this unit, but a MNA SD40-2 rests on a quiet Sunday morning.
Many argue FEC's new paint scheme is the most attractive. Living in FEC country, I think KCS EMDs dolled up as "Southern Belles" look mighty fine!