A pair of IC SD70s lead CN L548 South through Belleville.
An empty eastbound coal train returns to the mine in Illinois to reload for the Labadie Power Plant in Missouri.
A trio of IC SD70s are leading the local out of Centralia, IL that works all the customers on the St. Louis subdivision between DuQuoin and East St. Louis. The crew brought the train as far as Be... (more)
An eclectic consist of Grand Trunk GP-38-2 leading long hood forward, CN C40-8M Barn Unit and Kansas City Southern SD70MAC has parked 94 cars of its train as it brings a load of lumber for deliver... (more)
NS OCS heads east
Life begins at 50. GM&O GP35s aren't common sights on Norfolk Southern trains, so VLIX 631 was a welcomed treat on this NS manifest. Painted in ragged Gulf, Mobile, and Ohio paint and ridin... (more)
BNSF 8236, NS 9953 and GM&O (VLIX) 631 creeps along through Belleville, Illinois. Gulf Mobile & Ohio GP35 #631 is on it's trek west to Kansas City, Missouri from the Southern Appalachia Railway Mu... (more)
The engineer on NS' OCS has the throttle on his vintage set of A-B-A F9s in a high notch as he pulls NS varnish out of the Mississippi River Valley and away from the St. Louis area.
Norfolk Southern OCS rolls east thru Belleville headed to Louisville.
Norfolk Southern is operating an Office Car Special from St. Louis which includes inspecting the new Mid America Corridor Connection with CN-IC.
The local heads back to Centralia, IL.
Hey! Who put that yellow stripe on there? I guess since CN units have yellow stripes, that's what all of the fallen flags will get too, even if it is wrong and immoral. To see this unit before ... (more)
Finishing it's climb up Edgemont Hill, pulling into Belleville, past some colorful remnants of fall foliage.
NS D76 runs long hood forward back to Centralia, Il