A lengthy grain train skirts along the Missouri River near West Alton, Missouri.
An empty Herzog ballast train passes a dead coal train with a BNSF 25th Anniversary locomotive leader in the West Alton siding.
A BNSF grain train passes through soybean fields which were just harvested. Wide open spaces in all directions.
This short BNSF train is in the land between the Mississippi River and the Missouri River as it makes its way to downtown St. Louis. In fact, you can see the Missouri River at the top of the phot... (more)
A BNSF shorty takes the main at West Alton, Missouri while a lengthy 500+ axle manifest train waits in the siding.
An 8720 foot long manifest is slowing to stop at West Alton, Missouri where the train will be tied down after struggling with maintenance issues, probably related to the frigid temperature.
In the relative coolness of the early morning, a short 30 car train is picking up speed coming out of the siding at Machens, Missouri.
A westbound Herzog gravel train is headed to St. Louis near West Alton, Missouri.
After a long wait, this westbound empty coal train appeared after coming off the Missouri River bridge. Continuous rains have raised the water level here.
This BNSF manifest freight near West Alton is approaching the Missouri River bridge and will soon be in St. Louis.
Late afternoon light on a bare table at East Machens, Missouri.
Calm water on a cold morning near West Alton, Missouri.
With the sun just over the horizon, the H-GALMEM is slowly making its way to a Missouri River crossing north of St. Louis.
This smoky slow moving train was led by a BNSF Dash 9, followed by a CN C40-8M.
H-MEMGAL passing through flooded fields near the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers.