H-GALMEM making it's way west to Memphis along the Mississippi River bluffs near Elsberry, Missouri.
Two veterans pull a 70 mph Z-Train south at Fults, Illinois.
I was hoping to catch this Galesburg to St. Louis train much earlier in the morning, but they went into the siding for every oncoming eastbound train. Here the are trying to make time on the home... (more)
This UP coal train has an NS leader headed south at Fults, Illinois.
The tracks were cleared for this 70 mph high priority train headed south at Fults, Illinois.
The quiet of the morning is disturbed by this coal train nearing its destination at Portage de Sioux power plant.
A high priority east bound train just after sunrise at Marceline, Missouri. Quite a bit of power for such a short train.
A well-powered high priority stack train passing under the old Sante Fe signal bridge at Lisbon Road east of Marceline.
The sun has just cleared the trees and lights up this monster stack train at Bucklin, Missouri.
A Foster Townsend Rail Logistics SW 1500 receives some attention near the harbor in Granite City. The locomotive is still in Manufacturer's Railway colors.
A pair of SD70s pull a fast moving south bounder near Valmeyer.
This short train will be in St. Louis in an hour. Interesting to note the contrast in locomotives in this consist. The leader is a new tier 4 locomotive and the fourth unit back is a retired Cra... (more)
Splitting the signals at Val on the UP Chester Sub.
This AC4400 is setting a good pace at Ziebold Road, only to be stacked up waiting to get into the yard at East St. Louis.
This BNSF train is running on the UP Chester Sub near Columbia, Illinois.