KCS 4006 making a pickup in Roodhouse, IL as they pass by the sitting local power that is staged there in town. After they make their pickup they will continue their trek from St. Louis to Kansas ... (more)
The local to Springfield, IL has returned to Roodhouse, IL.
KCS 2957 and KCS 2972 sit idle in the Y at KCS's Roodhouse yard on a nice 29 degree Saturday afternoon on KCS's former Gateway Westerns Roodhouse Sub. KCS 2957 started it's career as Milwaukee Roa... (more)
The GWWR Roodhouse Road Switcher was working while GWWR's Kansas City to E St Louis train has pulled past the wye and backed down the main line to Chicago to wait for a westbound out of E St Louis
A great set of F units,snow and even the clouds set the scene as Kansas City Southerns Christmas train prepares to head south as part of its tour around its system.
The Kansas City Southern Holiday Express is stopped at Roodhouse while kids meet Santa.
After dark, the KCS holiday train is sitting in Roodhouse while kids meet Santa and his elves on a cold night. Rudy delights kids out to see Santa on this cold night.
At sunset, Kansas City Southern's executive train is stopped in Roodhouse while kids visit with Santa. The Holiday Express ran only at night this year so daytime chasing was off.
KCS Schneider National train heads west with CSX power as it leaves Roodhouse behind.
Sun,snow and a nice looking set of F units.What more could a railfan ask for? KCS executive F's are wyed at
Roodhouse to get ready for a Christmas train move.
KCS 1, the pride of the fleet, leads the 2007 Holiday Train in Roodhouse, IL.
KCS employees discuss the special instructions for handling this train on the tight curve. Wind tower hubs make up the first three loads.