Eastbound coal loads with the LV heritage unit leading the way.
A solo "catfish" leads the unit tractor train out of the siding at Coapman.This unit train handles Cat tractors and assorted parts, running from Peoria to points east and south .
CN's deadhead move of the former Rio Grande Ski Train is seen approaching the St. Louis area and the end of it's trip on CN rails.This train is moving from Sault Saint Marie Canada to Gateway Rail... (more)
In a very odd move, CN is moving 3 lite units out of East St. Louis to DuQuoin ILL.This line sees very very little traffic these days.The turn job for A&S L-546 and a few coal trains are all this ... (more)
#223 at Kansas City to Atlanta train is entering the mainline at the eastend of Coapman Yard.
Grain empties heading eastbound at NS Coapman yard past the old Southern Railway yard board.Though called a yard, it is really a long siding.
Once weekly doublestack train 24N crosses Rt. 157 in Centerville.
Eastbound grain NS 44A departs Coapman Yard limits this fine Sunday morning.
Eastbound NS 167 departs Coapman Yard limits this fine Sunday morning. NS 44A will follow him out about 15 minutes later.
Westbound NS 239 about to cross the Ill-157 grade crossing...about a mile to go to Coapman Yard limits
Eastbound NS 223 climbs the modest grade at the foot of what is known on the railroad as "Cooper Hill."
E/B 115 claws its way up the modest grade around the "Our Lady of the Snows" shrine this fine Saturday afternoon.
E/B NS 223 with a matched set of D9-40Cs as seen from the Ill-15 overpass. The CN (former IC) main is on the left.
Westbound 375 passes the signal at MP 10 this bright, crisp Saturday morning.