When the UP track inspector discovered the washout, there were already at least two westbounds on their Topeka Sub that could've potentially ended up in "the drink." One of these was th... (more)
BNSF6505 leads a Z train westbound near M.P. 181.5 on the Emporia Subdivision.
BNSF7266 is the sole power on this nights Boeing turn. Here the job sits in Connell siding, waiting for an eastbound on the main to pass before proceeding east up to Newton.
On a fine October afternoon in 1965, Missouri Pacific GP7’s 186 and 221, both dressed in the classic blue and gray Eagle passenger scheme, hustle15 cars and a caboose east from Herrington, Kansas,... (more)
BNSF 1870 and others sit near 8th St. in BNSF's Topeka yard Wednesday afternoon. The puddle was left over from the previous night's storms, and was placed awfully nicely for this portrait of the f... (more)
A pair of KCS motors layover in Atchison, KS, as the grain train they led in is loaded at Cargill. Once the train is loaded it will be brought back to KC, handed off the KCS and taken south to Mex... (more)
A pair of BNSF GP's drag in a cut of racks from the NS to Argentine Yard.
Kansas branchline action by the mid-1960s is a hit-or-miss proposition. But here in mid-October, 1965, UP GP9 251 is scurrying along west of Hoxie, westbound with the Plainville branch local freig... (more)
On Saturday, I caught the BNSF 3788 and five other brand new ET44C4's leading the Z-ALTWSP through Zarah (Shawnee, KS) on the Emporia Sub. In a few months, these will blend in with all of the othe... (more)
The Endless American PrairieThe American prairie is a vast, flat expanse. Heading east across these plains under a cloudless azure sky is a Missouri Pacific freight train, led by S... (more)
Dress BluesIdling in Horace, Kansas, on August 22nd, 1980, are a pair of Missouri Pacific engines: SD40-2 3204 and SD40 3030.
UP #951 skirts the Missouri River with an excursion train in August of 1994.
ATSF #686 heads into Argentine Yard on a warm March day as another train wait in the background for access to the yard.
3 Ex-ATSF Dash 9's, all still in original paint, leads the MKCKAMS.
100's of BNSF engines are stored in Topeka. Various engines include: SD45-2B's, ATSF C40-8W's, ATSF C44-9W's, SD45-2's, SD70MAC's, C44-9W's, SD9's, SDP40, TEBC6, GP38-2's, B40-8W's, and SD60M's