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)
An eclectic mix of both preserved and active rail equipment congregates at the Museum of Transportation after being displayed for the "Go by Train" event held the previous day. From left... (more)
Heat distortion fills the air as a hard working CN SD70M-2 leads southbound UP autorack train ASMAR 04 under the Mopac-era signal bridge at Wolf Lake, IL.
The original NS heritage unit and a Citirail ES44AC, CREX 1314, lead rerouted UP manifest MHOKC 18 through Kirkwood, MO, on a beautiful late summer afternoon. Less than 5 minutes after this shot w... (more)
BNSF manifest freight H MEMGAL9 07A works its way eastbound (though it is actually headed west at this particular moment) through rural Orchard Farm, MO. Above the train, a storm is building that ... (more)
Out of time. A FXE Gevo rolls through the crossovers at Jacob, IL, on UP's Chester Subdivision. The cantilever signals that once guarded this control point have been decommissioned, though ... (more)
The DPU of a northbound manifest freight drifts through Columbia, IL, on a warm summer evening. This train was one of many negotiating its way through the mess of traffic on the northern portion o... (more)
A northbound intermodal hotshot races under the signal bridge north of Gorham, IL, with a former SP AC4400CW on the point. This is one of the better looking ex Southern Pacific units on UP's roste... (more)
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)
60 years ago, it would have been common to see a passenger train come to a stop at the concrete pad visible in this frame. The depot that once occupied that spot is now gone, but NS' OCS provides ... (more)
The engineer on NS' OCS has the throttle on his vintage set of A-B-A F9s in a high notch as he pulls NS varnish out of the Mississippi River Valley and away from the St. Louis area.
Take the long way home. Despite its status as a high priority passenger special, UP OCS PJCME2 29 has encountered a plethora of TRRA-induced track maintenance during its brief trip through ... (more)
A crossing gate protects lonely Steppig Road as UP 6442 rumbles through with a northbound coal train.
Power on the "835 local" from West Quincy, MO, runs around its train on a rough looking siding at Louisiana, MO. The train will perform another run around with another cut of cars before... (more)
Nighttime Noses. A GE C40-8 and an EMD SD70M compare their leading ends under a nighttime storm at Dupo, IL, as the headlights of approaching transfer YDU50 begin to illuminate the scene.