As the sun sets, two TRRA engines run light from Madison Yard across the Mississippi River towards downtown St. Louis.
Westbound empty coal bucket enters the Grand Ave. Interlocking.
Foster Townsend Rail Logistics SW1500 257 pulls a cut of cars outside the Anheuser-Busch brewing company's Saint Louis facility on October 4th, 2014. This is familiar territory, as FTRX 257 is th... (more)
With the former SSW freight station towering above, unpatched SP 107 and a CSX SD60M lead detoured UP manifest MHOKC 22 down the TRRA's Merchants Subdivision after it was forced to bypass the pref... (more)
Foster Townsend Rail Logistics GP9 207, working at the Lange-Stegmann Company's grain facility in Saint Louis, Missouri, on October 3rd, 2014, wears an attractive scheme. The roof-mounted air tank... (more)
Railroad Passenger Car Numbering Bureau, Inc. (RPCX) SW1 738, assigned to Saint Louis' Union Station, sits next to some of the privately owned passenger cars that it had been switching. This engi... (more)
Union Pacific RP-20BD Y2608 - or, at least, most of it - is found at the old Manufacturers Railway enginehouse just outside the Budweiser brewery in Saint Louis, Missouri, on October 4th, 2014. U... (more)
The Rock Lives! Buried deep in the Lange-Stegmann Company grain facility in Saint Louis, Missouri, on October 3rd, 2014, was a real "WABAC Machine" moment - a string with eight (ex) Rock Is... (more)
Metro East Industries leases the Manufacturers Railway Enginehouse.Parked outside is some UP oddballs awaiting engine changeout .Taken with permission to be on property!
2 of the few Foster Townsend switchers not formerly owned by the Manufacturers Railway rest on former MRS property. Taken with permission to be on property!
Daylight-ish? Saint Louis' Manufacturers Railway Company (owned by the Anheuser-Busch brewing company) was always a colorful railroad, but on October 2, 2011, Foster Townsend Rail Lo... (more)
Having completed its work for the day, RPCX SW1 738 ties down under the trainshed at Saint Louis Union Station on October 2nd, 2014. As Washington Terminal 738 (and later as Amtrak 738), this ven... (more)
A varied mix of power leads a transfer up the hill from Lesperance Street Yard .
A Pair of UP SD60s lead Alton and Southern Train 302 through St. Louis Missouri.
Texas Special. With a large star adorning its nose, the Katy heritage unit does its best impersonation of the joint MKT/Frisco Texas Special as it rests with UP 1982 on the eve of Na... (more)