The South Local blasting through Palmetto, MO.
The BNSF Employee Appreciation Special passing through the old Frisco searchlights in Strafford. The construction equipment nearby shows that they are unfortunately scheduled to be taken down and ... (more)
A set of Norfolk Southern power makes a light power move north over the Kansas City Terminal through the West Bottoms after bringing a grain train south for interchange the day before.
BNSF 9150 taking an empty coal train North past one of the very few surviving Searchlights on the Thayer North Sub.
The NS D70 transfer with Ex-BN 1455 on point sitting in NS’s Avondale yard. D70 was waiting to get re-crewed and work it’s way through the mess of Kansas City.
In some of the last days of the Cuba Sub searchlights the new Darth Vader signals are already looming ominously over Niangua siding. Anticipation grows as the headlights of an approaching westboun... (more)
A westbound hotshot makes its way down hill coming out of Wyaconda, Missouri.
BNSF 636 reversing the North Local down the Greenfield Branch towards Pennington Seed.
Both BNSF predecessors Burlington Northern and Santa Fe are represented as the lead units on a BNSF yard transfer as the train passes through the historic West Bottoms of Kansas City.
When KCS changed paint schemes, they went all-out, from a blah gray dip-job (though there were big red letters) to an almost over-the-top circus scheme that must cost a bundle. Two look-alike GP3... (more)
Herzog Ballast train on siding and unit grain train waiting for new crew.
A freshly painted Union Pacific SD60 leads yard transfer YKS62 as it heads through the West Bottoms of Kansas City with interchange traffic bound for KCS.
A Gulf-bound grain train is about to hit the bottom of the tough grade up to McElhany.
BNSF 9942 leads a Galesburg bound freight towards the small town of Bucklin, Missouri.
Locomotives: BNSF 9942, BNSF 8078 & BNSF 8467.
A pair of UP EMD's lead a transfer thru the West Bottoms and toward State Line on the UP Metro Sub.