Rolling at 60 mph in the Mississippi River flood plain south of Valmeyer, Illinois.
Ethel, Missouri just after dawn looking out on the Transcon coming off Cardy Hill in northern Missouri.
A 70 mph southbounder on the Chester Sub near Valmeyer, IL.
The H-GALMEM trundles through Old Monroe, Missouri with 582 axles, a big train for the Hannibal Sub.
An ex-ATSF CF7 is moving a string of hoppers at the ADM facility on Prairie Avenue in St. Louis. The conveyor belt going off to the right is used to load barges for passage down the Mississippi R... (more)
A southbound manifest at Baer Road. The nearby detector said this train was 650 axles.
Accelerating out of a meet at Burns, this manifest freight is headed toward St. Louis.
As one train passed me and the other approached, I was hoping they would line up and it actually worked out. The locomotives of a south bound grainer and the DPU of a north bound coal train are ... (more)
Two coal trains pass on the Fountain bridge southeast of St. Louis.
An NS manifest heads south on the UP Chester Sub at Valmeyer.
This loaded coal train is passing in front of cliffs which once were the banks of the Mississippi River near St. Louis.
A westbound manifest is highlighted by the turning leaves along Old Highway 79.
A rail replacement program was underway in 2013 on the Hannibal Sub. This train is moving south (railroad west) past the grain elevators at Annada, Missouri.
Early morning sun provides some nice lighting on a Dash 9 crossing Peruque creek on the Hannibal Sub.
This older Dash 9 is a welcome sight early in the morning at Orchard Farm, Missouri.