Leaving Cape Girardeau, the engineer has just notched-out his trio of EMDs, which respond with a very non-Alco exhaust cloud. No big plumes, just a dirty-looking sky above the train. The geeps ret... (more)
Just moments before the setting sun dropped behind the bluff, Amtrak rounds the first leg of a wye move to head back to town while a BNSF stack train and a UP manifest await more favorable signals... (more)
Led by a pair of KCS units YKC106 snakes its way through the West Bottoms of Kansas City Missouri. The train is seen leaning into the curve next to the Standard Seed Co. building.
NS D70, a transfer from Voltz Yard to BNSF's Argentine Yard, threads its way through some of the many searchlight signals still guarding the rails around Santa Fe Junction in Kansas City, MO. Powe... (more)
BNSF train Q-STLLAC works its way through the S curve at the west end of Coffeyton siding passing by a set of searchlight signals.
A pair of former BN Locomotives BNSF 2904, (Built as CB&Q 994 GP35 in August of 1964 it was rebuilt into a GP39E later in its life.) and BNSF 3159 (an Extended 5 Person Cab GP50 was built by the B... (more)
Just moments after being released from Mid America Car, IAIS 516 sits hooked to a KCS SD70ACe in the southern belle scheme. Both units wear very similar colors as they soak up the cold February su... (more)
Sitting alone, in the middle of a mid February snow storm. IAIS 516 in a Rock Island tribute scheme sits on the KCS ready track at Mid America Car.
SP 266 brings up the rear of UP train GSWAWW 12 as the train rolls east past Kansas City Union Station. SP 266 is one of, to my knowledge at least, 13 Remaining Unpatched SP Locomotives (11 AC4400... (more)
A pair of BNSF SW1500's shove north of 25th St. heading for the former Frisco 19th Street Yard in Kansas City's West Bottoms.
One of the 4 CP MP15DC's sits outside Mid America Locomotive in Kansas City, MO
A hot intermodal blasts around the curve on National Train Day!
A new UP GE ES44AC leading the MKCAS with FXE power and a genset battling upgrade at Atherton.
A nose-to-nose comparison of two classic schemes on modern widecab locomotives-- one executed a little better than the other.
Just released from Mid America Car IAIS' newly painted unit sits on the ready track waiting for KCS to pick it up.