Industrial-strength hair dryer parked at Dupo
Interesting sight - an FRA test car prepares to depart Howell northbound. The poor thing was equipped with an annoying electronic bell and a pathetic, whiny little two-chime airhorn. Not very aw... (more)
A long way from home, this former Westrail (Australia) A Class (G12) sits at NRE's shop awaiting refurbishment and export to South America.
An EMD export locomotive bound for Argentina sits on roller-bearing trucks amid the clutter of the NRE facilities on a frosty morning.
Two of EVWR's units and a blue leaser add a cut of cars from the Southwind Maritime Center to their consist. Just wish that they could have picked a different paint scheme than that of their pare... (more)
Interesting foreign power at Howell on Saturday. Second unit, LLPX 2039, is ex B&O 4817
And to think that I used to have difficulty getting the cars on the tracks with my little HO set all those years ago...
A brand-new GE leads a short westbound consist towards the NS Princeton Terminal.
The newly-formed shortline on what was originally Louisville & Nashville trackage is seeing a lot of action - here a westbound crosses aptly named L&N Street, about to duck under the overpass at M... (more)
A brand new SD70MAC in CSX's new 'Dark Future' livery leads an intermodal south over the Ohio on a sunny Saturday morning.
This hopper had run aground along with three boxcars. Here it is being lowered back onto the rails.
The morning westbound rolls into Kirkwood Depot just a few minutes behind schedule.
Some of EVWR's units chill by the old Mount Vernon depot in downtown Mount Vernon on a lovely spring afternoon.
St. Louis' pitiful excuse for a train station sees a fair amount of traffic in the chilly pre-dawn hours this Thanksgiving.
Two old Geeps struggle valiantly to bring their colossal train into Fort Madison.