KCS has begun leasing these NREX B39-8 junkers. They are using them on almost their trains in and out of East St. Louis.Here 3 of them hustle the Schneider pig train IVNKC north at WR Tower.
A TRRA crew is taking NS 18-Q train north to park it. This train is built at the TRRA Madison yard and usually leaves with a NS crew on board.
Now this is cool, C30-7's haven't been on UP's roster for how long? And this one is still in UP paint, and apparently is in operating condition. It was sitting just outside NS's A.O. Smith yard. C... (more)
After narrowly excaping a boning by Amtrak and IHOYC, Reverend Spiv X brings his sterling grain train under the TRRA Merchants Bridge while heading for Q Tower. Canon 350D.
Local Job bringing autoracks back to the NS A.O. Smith yards from the Chrysler ramp in Brooklyn ILL.
A trio of Terminal SW1500s smoke it up as they accelerate their manifest across the Merchants Bridge under a very volatile looking sky. Canon 350D.
Engineer Spiv takes a break from his relentless phoaming activities to run this southbound intermodal train. Good thing he called me, I liked the suprise of a former D&RGW tunnel motor. Canon 350D... (more)
A 5-unit set of BNSF power backs into the TRRA yard, the consist included an SD40u, SD9, SD39, and a pair of GE Dash 9's.. 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.
The Westbound Schneider Pig train, with the KCS stacks ahead of the Schneider loads.
A fairly new NS Evo ghost leads two older Dash 9's with a southbound coal train in beautiful afternoon light. Canon 350D.
MRS 253 began life as MRS 208, a 1,000 hp ALCO S-2. The unit was then rebuilt by EMD with a new 645C, a new hood, and new AAR trucks, the only thing original is the frame and cab. This was reporte... (more)
MMADNTW09-14A heads north on trackage rights on the UP Springfield Sub
Freshly painted into Illinois Terminal RR color. Ex ITC 780