A loaded coal train slows for a meet on the Hannibal Sub. They are passing through a huge bird flight corridor along the Mississippi River. Not sure if you can see, but the conductor is holding ... (more)
After receiving a replacement crew, this large grain train is pulling hard coming out of the siding at Gibb, Missouri.
An eastbound manifest on the Hannibal sub north of St. Louis after a snowy morning.
A slow order has this train crawling along at 25 mph. This is in the often-flooded low land near the Mississippi River.
This westbound grain train is slowing down as it crosses the Peruque Creek bridge headed for a meet at Gibb.
A little pre-eclipse railfanning netted this short train headed into the siding at Gibb near O'Fallon, Missouri.
An NS trackage rights oil train is seen here crossing over the Peruque Creek bridge headed west on the Hannibal Sub.
A Norfolk Southern trackage rights train passes a manifest freight at Gibb, near St. Peters, Missouri.
First light on an oil train crossing the Peruque Creek bridge on the BNSF Hannibal Subdivision.
This manifest freight was in the last few minutes of sunlight at Dalbow Road on the BNSF Hannibal Subdivision.
I usually don't look at all the cars in coal trains as they roll past, but this one caught my eye. This is a Union Electric (UCEX) car on an empty coal train near O'Fallon, Missouri.
This oil train is pulling out of Gibb after a meet. I'm really not sure why the FRED is on the front of the train.
After a meet at Gibb, this empty coal train is accelerating into the setting sun on the Hannibal Sub.
After getting tangled up in meets at the north end of the subdivision, this grain train is cleared all the way to North St. Louis.
This east bound mixed freight was really moving as it passed Firma Road on the Hannibal Sub just west of St. Louis.