One of only a handful of NS's Operation Lifesaver (OLS) 25th Anniversary C40-9Ws trails a mundane sister on a westbound grain train traveling through Wentzville, MO.
A northbound UP freight wanders northbound at a leisurely pace as it prepares to hold south of ICG in Columbia, IL, for traffic further north to clear. The previously dull cloud cover is beginning... (more)
The Virginian heritage unit rolls across lonely Steppig Road in rural Illinois on its journey south to St. James, LA.
The NYC heritage unit, leading BNSF MWQMNSL, blocks traffic on Hall Street as it works its way into NS' Luther Yard to drop off its train. Truck traffic is prominent on Hall Street as the corridor... (more)
A Ferromex ES44AC and a Fakebonnet Dash 9 trail two orange BNSF motors on a westbound manifest passing through Ethel, MO, on BNSF's busy Marceline Subdivision. The classic cantilever and signal br... (more)
A CN local with a nice looking IC GP40R on the point rests next to the classic corner depot in Effingham, IL, while waiting for a CSX local to cross at the diamond just ahead. The Pennsylvania Rai... (more)
Southbound CalTrain 236 arrives to pick up and drop off passengers at the historic Menlo Park station.
Fall colors have reached their peak as Amtrak train #313 arrives in Kirkwood, MO, to pick up westward-bound passengers. This angle has since been ruined by a tall, black fence that cuts right thro... (more)
A pair of older Union Pacific ACes have CSX autoparts train Q374 on the move after waiting for a northbound CN train to clear the plant at Effingham. The classic station at Effingham, which at one... (more)
Illinois Terminal-inspired SD40-2 #3086 belches a nice puff of smoke as it passes a line of stored power while switching on Respondek RRC's Port Harbor Railroad. The stored units include SD40-2 #1... (more)
WP and MP heritage. The Western Pacific heritage unit has hot intermodal train ZG4MQ 19 rolling southward after a two-minute long crew change in Dupo, IL. The cantilever signal bridge, inst... (more)
A pair of ex-FerroValle SW1504s shove a former IAIS GP38 and three empty boxcars from the RockTenn plant in Chesterfield, MO.
Former Canadian Pacific 8166, now a member of Respondek RR Corporation's eclectic fleet, takes a break from its duties on the Port Harbor Railroad.
MNA's first orange SD40-2 helps a former Burlington Northern sister on this ballast train loading at Gretna, MO. The short train is shuttling ballast to a washout site on the main in Hollister, MO... (more)
Amtrak's Missouri River Runner skirts its namesake river as it powers away from its stop at Hermann and passes beneath the German town's large courthouse.