Amtrak Train 316 leaves IDP 7 minutes late and sails over I-70 at an altitude of 15' 11" as it makes its way out of the Kansas City Metro Area for St. Louis.
Locomotive: AMTK 50
A pair of SD70ACe's lead BNSF Train E LRTWTM0 14A through Old Union Depot Interlocking on Track 80 of the the KCT North-South Corridor before it starts its climb up The Gooseneck towards BNSF Murr... (more)
An EMD duo brings UP Train WIMMSB 16 through Kansas City Union Station on the KCT East-West Corridor en route to Myrick, MO to dump ballast on the UP River Sub.
Locomotives: UP 4736, UP 8582... (more)
A lone Dash-9 leads NS Train 27M around the curve at MP 258 on the NS Kansas City District-BNSF Brookfield Sub. in rural Clay County, MO.
Locomotive: NS 9454
Missouri City... (more)
Boxes and reefers come east on BNSF Train Z STOWSP6 15L on the Sibley Bridge spanning the Missouri River on the BNSF Marceline Portion of the Southern Transcon, soaring high above the soybean fiel... (more)
The Ex-Santa Fe 422 signal bridge on the BNSF Marceline Sub. spans autoracks trailing the power on BNSF Train V NTWKCM4 16A.
Locomotives: BNSF 4183, CREX 1402
A 4 pack of GEVO's bring BNSF Train Q SBDCHI7 15L off the main spans of the Sibley Bridge over the Missouri River on the BNSF Marceline Sub.
Locomotives: BNSF 7926, BNSF 3783, BNSF 8142, BNS... (more)
A quintet of GE's take BNSF Train Z NYCLAC9 17L across the approach spans of the Sibley Bridge over the Missouri River on the BNSF Marceline Sub.
Locomotives: BNSF 6654, BNSF 8127, CREX 1421... (more)
A lone former-BN GP50L is in charge of switching in the small Frisco Yard in Kansas City's West Bottoms.
The Nickel Plate Heritage Unit leads NS Train 145 past Birmingham on the NS Kansas City District-BNSF Brookfield Sub. on Main Track 1. Coincidentally I was headed to Chicago to shoot none other t... (more)
With a pair of backwards Ex-SP Geeps, UP Train LMR41 29 eases out of UP Neff Yard at Shelley Avenue on the UP KC Metro Sub. Main Track 4. It figures that the trailing GP62, which has been reconfig... (more)
An NS GEVO is on the lead of a coal load moving south through Kansas City's West Bottoms. The BNSF train is heading south out of town via the Ft Scott Sub.
A lone CEFX AC4400CW leads the NS 33J down the KCT at Santa Fe JCT. The train is bound for the UP at Armourdale.
What do you do with a somewhat problematic SD24. Take the turbo out and paint it up real pretty and use it effectively for several years. I like this one.
In the summer of the Great Mississippi River Flood (1993), a Burlington Northern empty coal train creeps north toward Hannibal, Missouri, on the K Line.