This 15,000 foot manifest with two mid-train DPUs was one of the longest trains I have ever seen. The dispatcher was giving it special attention so it could move into the yard without incident.
Kansas City Southern de Mexico 4539 makes its way south on a very frigid day south of St. Louis.
A pair of SD70Ms lead a southbound manifest at Valmeyer, Illinois.
UP threw a lot of power at this 600 axle drag freight on the Chester Sub, including a pair of SD70Ms, a GP60 and a GP38.
UP 6922 rumbles south with a massive manifest freight on the Chester Sub near Valmeyer, Illinois. 6922 was built as a convertible unit capable of accepting a 6000 HP prime mover, but the conversi... (more)
A Speedy train full of UPS containers coming off the Lake Moredock causeway near Valmeyer, Illinois.
A pair of SD70s pull a fast moving south bounder near Valmeyer.
Splitting the signals at Val on the UP Chester Sub.
This AC4400 is setting a good pace at Ziebold Road, only to be stacked up waiting to get into the yard at East St. Louis.
A northbound coal train passes a stopped manifest freight at Val on the UP Chester Sub.
A northbound fast freight on track 1 gets an enthusiastic "Highball Z Train" after passing a pair of SD40-2s stopped on track 2.
North bound trains are stacked up as this south bounder pours it on at Valmeyer, Illinois on the UP Chester Sub.
This BNSF train is headed south at Valmeyer on the UP Chester Sub. It will make its way to the Gateway Mine at Coulterville, Illinois via the Sparta Sub to pick up a load of coal.
This train was moving slowly along the Mississippi River south of St. Louis which allowed me to catch up and get a shot in front of the bluffs near Valmeyer, Illinois.