Pooled power is sprinkled in the background as a pair of dressed up Belle's, with the daily transfer from Knoche Yard, arrive at BNSF's Argentine Yard.
UP 7005, an ex-GECX motor, is on the point of a loaded coal train tied down at Armourdale awaiting a crew for the trip east.
A deadhead move of business cars from Topeka makes its way westbound through the Flint Hills in South Central Kansas.
KANSAS CITY KS March 10 1979 -- Frisco U25B 821, GP38-2s 471 and 677 round a curve. The 821 was part of an order of U25Bs which were the first new units delivered in Mandarin orange and white. KC ... (more)
MORRIS KS Sept 29 1979 -- Santa Fe GP38 3520 and U28CG 7909 roll past the Morris Feed elevator with a mixed freight in tow. Before Amtrak the 7909 was in red and silver war bonnet and hauled passe... (more)
BNSF 1956 leads the M-NEWABI eastbound near Walton, Kansas.
Right on the tail of a ZG4CI that got held up at Linwood is a UP local hammering west toward Topeka on the Kansas Sub.
BNSF 7110 leads an eastbound grain train through Tolle on a foggy morning.
UP 8145 on the point of the hot ZG4CI accelerating out of Linwood, KS on the UP Kansas Sub. At Topeka the train will break southwest on the Golden State Route as it continues toward California.
KAW JUNCTION KS March 11 1979 -- As the fireman doffs his ball cap UP C30-7 2444 and MOP U23B 2266 round a curve.
NEWMAN KS Sept 26 1979 -- UP SD40 3104 handles a mixed freight. According to utahrails.net it was built in September 1971 and retired Jan 30 1989.
KANSAS CITY KS May 2 1982 -- Norfolk and Western SD35 1502 leads a UP mixed freight with the Kansas City skyline as a backdrop.
BNSF 3779 leads a colorful J-WICKCK near Walton, Kansas.
The J-WICKCK rolls through Florence, Kansas. The Loram rail grinder can be seen to the left near the grain elevator.
EMPORIA KS June 1976 -- Santa Fe SD40 5003, SD45 5567 and SD40 class unit 5000 await a new crew as the rear end crew of another train boards their caboose.