BNSF 8173 leads an eastbound oil empty under a soon to be dismantled ATSF signal bridge at La Plata, Missouri on BNSF's former ATSF Marceline Sub. An hour in a half after I shot this photo, BNSF M... (more)
BNSF 2664 leads a Norfolk Southern transfer of loaded auto racks to Argentine Yard. Presumably without a doubt the auto racks are filled with new Ford Transit vans, and F-150s fresh off the assemb... (more)
Happy St. Patrick's Day! Here's a green switcher at the transloading facility in north St. Louis city. The yard is clear and so this operation is shut down waiting for the next grain train to be b... (more)
In mid-1965, it was still possible to catch an Alco PA nosing out of Kansas City Union Station with Santa Fe train 7, the Fast Mail Express for Los Angeles. On April 25, the 65 is just getting und... (more)
A fast-moving east bound train in the yard at Marceline. In the background you can see the tail end of a west bounder passing behind the coaling tower.
UP 1983 leads the KSEMN around the sharp curve at Cole Jct Mo. I arrived about 45 seconds before the train did thanks to a stopped coal train ahead of it.
UP 1983 leads an eastbound stack train through the curve at Levasy, MO.
Arriving Kansas City, Mo. at Sheffield Tower, Rock Island’s 328 West heads for its terminal across the river in Kansas City, Ks
Rock Island Geep 1330 leads its local over the manual CB&Q crossing on the outskirts of St.Joseph, Missouri for a customer probably waiting for his shipment in the insulated box car. October 22, ... (more)
Brand new UP SD70AH #8949 leads a westbound coal empty through Pacific, MO, with barren, leafless trees blanketing the hills in the background. Southern Pacific painted AC4400CWs served as both th... (more)
Leading it's stack train passed a form B across the bridge, BNSF 7500 cruises toward Kansas City and points west.
UP 1983 rounding the curve at Levasy MO on a warm winter morning.
UP 1989 the Rio Grande heritage unit leading it's train over the Wellington bridge at track speed.
This west bound grain train is at Ell Road in St. Charles County. The lead loco had a sick horn, which seemed like it might be seeing its last days.