After working a couple industries pickup and setout style, A&M Train MNTN, the Monett Turn, marches through Butterfield with a shiny, but still beat up pair of ACe's for power. The ACe's were all... (more)
A pair of A&M ACe's pull ahead before setting out loaded Grain cars at Butterfield on the Southbound run out of Monnett.
A pair of Arkansas & Missouri ACe's are the power used for the Monett Turn rolling south at Butterfield, MO.
AM 54 leads the Monett Turn northbound between Purdy, MO and Butterfield, MO. The ALCo fleet has seen a recent return to service account crash damage to the SD70ACe fleet.
Thanks to the derailment of their new SD70ACe's, the Arkansas & Missouri has been forced to go retro and run as an all-ALCO property again. A&M C420 #54 turns 50 next year, having been built for ... (more)
A&M's Monett Turn works George's mill at Butterfield on its way south home to Springdale.
A&M's Monett Turn switches cars into the Georges' mill at Butterfield on their way south back to Springdale.
The A&M Monett turn rolls north over 37.
After setting off one car on the elevator lead the A&M Monett turn with new SD70ACe's 70 & 71 is continuing their trek south. Note the new bell applied to 70's nose between the number boards. Th... (more)
Late in the afternoon the Monett turn shoves down the lead to the large Georges complex at Butterfield in picturesque Southwest Missouri. They will be dropping about half their train here and will... (more)
The southbound Monett Turn screams through the late afternoon shadows just south of Butterfield, MO. Today's train was running rather late, departing Monett just after 1615.
A&M's Monett Turn proceeds north under an old highway bridge after picking up a few cars at the Georges grain elevator.
A&M 60 and 3 sister Alcos start to pull south after making a quick 1 car set out to the grain elevator in Butterfield,MO. 4/15/10
South of Butterfield the tracks pass under the old Highway, the overpass makes for a great afternoon photograph.