What cost $8.5 Million, is brand new, and can do inspections at 70 MPH? Apparently this thing. This is UP's newest (1 of only 2) inspection car, and it is the most advanced on the rails today. Thi... (more)
The slogan says "We Will Deliver", well they sure delivered all right. They just didn't say when, where, and how they would deliver this brand new Nissan SUV.
As severe thunderstorms move through the area, the crew on this UP intermodal waits for a signal, just as the storm drops a pair of lightning bolts. Canon 350D. 28-80mm.
KCS' secret stash of SD90's: tucked away in the Cotton Belt yard, which UP shares with KCS, sits a string of approx. 8 SD90MAC-H II's, still in UP reporting marks. It is unknown what will happen t... (more)
A UP SD70M is in charge of this special move, SGNCO 08, including a brand new SD70ACe (UP 8423) under the tarp, and a Wisconsin & Southern business car. I believe this is the unit painted for Geor... (more)
Fresh from La Grange 1966, but wait, isn't this 2004?
Nearing the end of the line at Yankeetown, the Squaw Creek manifest rounds the curve and heads under IN highway 66. This is the first run for the new RR. Canon 350D.
You can't beat this, an A-B-A set of KCS's business FP9's visits Godfrey, IL with KCS's 5th annual "Holiday Express". These units still retain their Pyle National "Gyralight", however, when rebuil... (more)
Heres a good look at the massive amount of people who gathered to get a glimpse of John Kerry at Kirkwood, MO.
MRS #211 sits at the NMOT rusty and sad, this unit has a blown crankshaft, but I hope they at least cosmetically restore it.
Waiting for a signal that may very well not come during this crew's hours of service.
A hoard of folks gathered to watch this history making event roll by. The Kerry-Edwards whistle stop tour of Missouri comes through Kirkwood, horn blaring, Democrats (and the conductor) waving. Ma... (more)
With night beginning to take the place of day, the crew of the YDU50 waits for a signal at the north end of Dupo yard at sunset, on a cold winter day. Canon 350D.
Illinois Terminal revisited: on their maiden run, the two freshly painted Squaw Creek units prepare to couple to their short train at Squaw Creek. This is the first run for the new RR. Canon 350D.
With one of the endangered Rio Grande SD50's in the lead, engineer Spiv opens up the throttle with 20 minutes to work and 5 miles to go. Canon 350D.