A new UP SD70ACe and a dirty CSX Gevo lead a westbound manifest through Kirkwood, MO, on a nice Winter day. The ACe looks nice with its shiny paint.
A typical NPSLCX, with several CSX units, heads past Kirkwood Depot on the north track. The truck sitting next to the track was still dressed in MoPac orange, and had the MoPac herald on the door.... (more)
New Madrid coal empties lean into the curve just west of the Kirkwood depot and have just started their descent downhill for several miles. Most of the day was overcast, but a short afternoon repr... (more)
An eastbound train takes the switch at Kirk Junction to travel southward on the Kirkwood Industrial Lead. Unlike the days of the MoPac when through freights would continue on to wind their way thr... (more)
AASAM 28 heads west through a colorful Kirkwood with its usual duo of CSX power, and an extra UP today.
CCFNA 28 passes through Kirkwood on track 1 as GSHNPG 27 tops the hill eastbound on track 2.
Westbound coal empty heads through Kirkwood
A train of empty boxes heads west through Kirkwood, MO.
A clean DPU helps hold back loads of coal that are passing over the summit of Kirkwood Hill. Railfans are congregated at Kirkwood's historic depot to watch the train's passage.
One of many coal trains that go through Kirkwood was shot from the Clay Avenue overpass just west of Kirkwood's historic MoPac depot.
One of the most significant advancements in urban living came with the swift transport of milk and other perishible items by rail. Very few milk cars have survived, but this stunning example has ... (more)
As Union Pacific's Excursion with UP 844 and UP 1982 turn into the curve at Geyer road just west of Kirkwood, the SJCSL-02 breaks all silence preparing for it's Whistle stop in Kirkwood, Missouri.
UP 844 leads the Little Rock Express Excursion into Kirkwood, where throngs of people greeted it with cheers! Behind the second tender is the MOPAC Heritage Unit, UP 1982.
The steam special puts on quite the show as it blasts off from a quick stop at the Kirkwood Station, located just out of frame, behind the train.
A late March snow storm makes pulling a coal train to the top of Kirkwood Hill that much more challenging.