A Norfolk Southern westbound has just crossed the Mississippi River and cruises past a paddle-wheel boat docked in Hannibal. Tom Sawyer's famous fence is just a block away.
A BNSF freight heads east on the former Santa Fe, passing the unused coaling tower in the Marceline yard.
A GEVO and ACe shove a loaded sand train over the massive Missouri River Bridge at Sibley. If I am not mistaken, this is the only remaining portion of single track left on the BNSF's CHI-LA Transc... (more)
We're at Polo,MO. where the CP Kansas City Line and the C&NW Spine Line become Joint double track to Freight Line Jct. Kansas City. We're stopped for a southbound C&NW that can be seen just to the... (more)
ATSF flood detour train at Birmingham,MO. on the CP/CNW Joint Line.
H BRCKCK approaches Maxwell where the train will then join NS trackage for the rest of the trip into KC.
U CATSVL brings what looks like an empty tie train south (east) on the St. Joe Sub.
H BRCKCK begins to ease down grade at Thiehoff, approximately thirty minutes out of Kansas City (on clear signals).
The locusts were humming, signaling that the heat of the day was really gathering momentum as this east bounder rolled by on the NS St. Louis District at Genteman Road.
A quiet Sunday afternoon in the St. Louis suburbs is momentarily disturbed by the passage of a Missouri River Runner train, highballing west behind Amtrak’s Phase II heritage unit.
KCS 4347, in the last light of day, shoves south across Front Street back to Knoche Yard as motorists wait their turn.