An eastbound coal train struggles up the hill past the St. Louis Museum of Transportation. The museum is hosting Union Pacific employees today, some of whom were brought to the museum by a special... (more)
A loaded coal train passes just south of downtown St. Louis and heads up to the MacArthur Bridge. This is the DPU pushing on the rear.
A lone GEVO leads this intermodal through the tiny town of Fountain, Illinois on its trek toward St. Louis, and eventually, to Oakland, CA. Two young women are in the perfect position to give the ... (more)
Southbound manifest in front of the beautiful Southern Illinois bluffs as the sun sets behind me.
Three Dash-9's haul a very long intermodal train across Ill. Route 4 into Staunton.
A short train from the Wentzville GM auto plant uses the time between runs of the Norfolk Southern Employee Excursions (featuring the Nickel Plate Berkshire 765
steam locomotive) to hustle some a... (more)
An Alton and Southern Gateway Yard-bound manifest has just passed under the BNSF Beardstown Sub at Toland.
A trio of GEVO's leads a long intermodal train (with two more GEVO's pushing on the rear) down the Transcon into the tiny town of La Plata, MO.
Having just left Dupo, the Little Rock Express traverses the beautiful Illinois farmland (and this wonderfully flat, ready for planting field!) on its way to Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
Westbound coal empties on the TRRA Merchants Sub. In the left background is a MetroLink light rail train bringing Cardinals fans to Busch Stadium for tonight's game against the Cleveland Indians. ... (more)
Westbound train with empty coal hoppers approaches the town of Pacific, Missouri on National Train Day!
Westbound manifest approaches the town of Pacific, Missouri on National Train Day!
Westbound coal empties cross the peaceful Meramec River on a summer-like May day.
Phase III Heritage Unit Amtrak 145 leads train 313, the Missouri River Runner, westward on its journey from St. Louis to Kansas City.
The Respondek GP10, painted in the colors and lettering style of the Illinois Terminal Railroad, awaits its next switching assignment.