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)
Spring is just starting to bloom as ILADU 17 tops the hill at Kirkwood, nearly completing its journey from Los Angeles to Dupo, IL.
Westbound UP manifest at Kirkwood Missouri behind a trio of EMD's from three different Class One Railroads.
Amtrak #313 is slowing for a stop at the Historic Missouri Pacific station on the way west to Kansas City.Unusual to see a 800 series engine working in the St. Louis area.
Amtrak train #313 is calling on the former Missouri Pacific Depot at Kirkwood on the way to Kansas City.
Union Pacific's Jeff City Sub is a pretty heavy coal corridor with loads east and empties west.Here an empty is seen at Kirkwood Missouri amidst fall colors and the former MoPac Depot.
Many passengers wait to board arriving Amtrak train #313 the "Missouri River Runner" in Kirkwood MO on this beautiful fall early evening. The fall colors are starting to peak on some trees.
A U.P. ballast train rolls through mother nature's canvas of beautiful fall colors at the historic Missouri Pacific Depot in Kirkwood.
The Kirkwood station platform is crowded this afternoon as train 313 rolls in for another routine stop. The fall colors provide a fantastic backdrop this time of year.
Westbound Amtrak "Missouri River Runner" slowly working its way out of Kirkwood through a backdrop of beautiful fall foliage on an absolutely perfect mid October day
Known at one time as the "loudest engine in America" for its exceptionally sharp exhaust, former excursion star Frisco 1522 now sits entombed in the Museum of Transportation. I was fortunate enoug... (more)
AASFX 21 heads west through the remains of a late season snowfall, now about 24 hours into Spring.
Westbound empty coal bucket running wrong main at Kirkwood.