A real nice suprise on this southbound hotshot,a pair of SD40-2.To the far right are 2 NS trains #301 southbound and the DPU of a northbound 70E coal load.
Respondeks former TRRA braking slug is resting at Tri City Port.This unit was rebuilt from a CP Rail GP-35 and is lettered for a local live steam railroad.This unit has been sold to NRE and will b... (more)
Hospital Train bringing 8 retired units for storage at East St. Louis.KCS has almost 100 locomotives stored at East St. Louis,consisting of HLCX,GWWR,TFM,and KCS power .This consist includes TFM 1... (more)
Southbound Amtrak "Lincoln Service" train in Granite City, Illinois near WR Tower, on the last leg of its trip from Chicago to St. Louis on a cold mid-January afternoon. The train was about 9 min... (more)
Grain Empties northbound at WR Tower.
Coal Empties from Wood River Illinois.This train is interchanged from BNSF to NS at St. Louis,NS delivers the train to the plant.
A very short ZYCHOB hustles thru Granite City.This UPS hotshot is not a regular in the St. Louis area.
The eastbound Schneider National train is about to pass thru WR Tower.The solid orange train has a unique look.
Terry Resondeks Ex Illinois Terminal SW-1200 poses with his newest addition,former TRRA SW-1200 #1235.Taken at the former Melvin Price Army Base.The Tri City Port runs on former Army base trackage... (more)
Now owned by Respondek Railroad this former TRRA SW-1200 was delivered yesterday to Tri City Port.Respondek purchased SW-1200 #1235 and GP-35 slug #2205 from The TRRA.
This former Illinois Terminal SW-1200 is the primary power for Terry Respondeks Tri City Port Railroad.Seen here resting at the former Melvin Price Army Base.
A short 11E train cruises southbound at WR Tower.This train will be interchanged to UP at Brooklyn ILL,becoming UP train MPIPB.
A special treat on the point of todays MASBN,pure SP #8586 leads todays train.SP #8586 has MASBNs 38 cars well in hand as he cruises north at Mockingbird Lane.