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.
The trees are blooming as a family watches a UP empty coal train start its descent down Kirkwood Hill in early April.
Not one, but two CNW engines trail a UP AC4400CW on this coal train as they pass by the Kirkwood depot and a work crew replacing ties and a rail. With only one main track open for train tra... (more)
I miss the days of the Southern Pacific assortment of battered six axles topping Kirkwood Hill with all their might, sometimes at just a few miles per hour. This particular train had no trouble ma... (more)