At the SKOL yard, a grizzled old veteran idles, awaiting a little part-time work, basking in probably the best sun I have ever seen. This area is becoming a desert, but we’ll ignore that fact.
On September 14, 1990, a Kansas City Terminal work train drops ballast on one of the KCT main lines past Kansas City Union Station while a westbound Union Pacific coal empty led by new GE C40-8W N... (more)
This short train is moving along the banks of the Mississippi River at South Shore.
Westbound hopper train crosses over from Main 1 to Main 2 at Maplewood.
Led by a new Siemens 'Charger' locomotive, the afternoon westbound Missouri River Runner rushes through the Tuxedo Park community of Webster Groves as it departs the St. Louis area, headed for Kan... (more)
An empty coal train rolls through the woods as it approaches Springfield Yard, a few miles to the west of this spot, on a beautiful mid-spring afternoon.
A hole in the fog lights up an average coal train, except for the SD70MAC leader. At 20 years old, this one is developing some character.
We chased the Arkansas & Missouri freight up from Springdale and found this track geometry train heading west on the former SLSF main. The only thing we saw on the line this day.
This UP stack train is cresting the hill at Wyaconda, Missouri on the BNSF Transcon. This locomotive is actually an SD70AH, which is a heavy versionof the SD70 for increased traction.
H2 power continues the parade of intermodal traffic underneath the ATSF intermediates at Bucklin.
A BNSF stack train barrels east under one of the few untouched ATSF bridge signals left on the TransCon.
A pair of Kansas City Terminal EMD SW1200s pull a train toward the narrows at West Bottoms in Kansas City, Missouri, on September 14, 1990. KCT’s Old Union Depot Interlocking tower is visible in t... (more)
Kansas City Southern intermodal train No. 10 crosses the diamonds at Air Line Junction and heads around a curve for the railroad’s Joint Agency yard in Kansas City, on September 15, 1990.
A southbound Kansas City Southern grain train departs Kansas City, Missouri, at Air Line Junction led by EMD SD40 No. 633 on the morning of September 15, 1990.
BNSF 7574, pulls the first westbound of the day (FINALLY) outside of Camden, Missouri