Coal loads for Ameren’s Rush Island power plant cross over the Meramec River bridge on a nice afternoon. This is the former Frisco line between St. Louis and Memphis, which for much of its route, ... (more)
An eclectic consist (SD75M, Dash 9, GP50, SD40-2) leads the Galesburg to Memphis through Arnold, drops into a small sag on the BNSF River Subdivision.
An eclectic consist (SD75I, Dash 9, GP50, SD40-2) leads the Galesburg to Memphis through Arnold, passing MP 21.6 signal that sports a G plate.
The low golden light, a clean locomotive, and a low angle make for a dramatic shot as this coal load races south. Canon 350D. 28-80mm.
Work train led by a leased former BN SD40-2, the train has new welded rail, and pre-fab track sections.
This north bound BNSF train is lead by a pair of UP units, the tail end of this train was involved in the derailment with a southbounder.
Aftermath of Aug. 1st derailment. Cars placed where-ever to get them out of the way of the line.
Work to get the main up and running again has begun. Here an Ex. CP Rail SD40-2 and ballast train clear the siding to allow the first train to pass through after the derailment.
The derailment put 24 cars on the ground, wiped out an entire road, and left about 600 residents without power, but less than 30 hours BNSF had trains rolling again. Ironically, it was with one of... (more)
The slogan says "We Will Deliver", well they sure delivered all right. They just didn't say when, where, and how they would deliver this brand new Nissan SUV.
A vetran DASH 8 and a new rookie GEVO hustle this southbound at track speed to get to and clear the North Byers siding switch for the work train. Temperatures topped 98*F today, with high humidit... (more)
Two Santa Fe Warbonnets winding around rock cut near Richardson Road in Arnold.