UP MNLAS 20 comes north this morning past the growing cornfields of Illinois. It is loaded with colorful power, including leader NS 9836, UP 3273, CN 2403, CN 5436, UP 7884, UP 7876, UP 3300, UP 9... (more)
The cacti may give this a southwestern appeal, but really, it was just another late summer day in St. Louis. I guess someone decided the ROW needed to be decorated with a spread of cactus.
MPIPB has finally made it into Dupo at 2:00 am, here in the dense fog, it sets out bad orders at the south end of Dupo Yard.
How would you like to see this in your front yard? Well the people who live on Railroad St. in Dupo see it every day. Today is special though, as 1982 and 1988 show up on their southbound trek. Ca... (more)
A light engine movement heads south with several locomotives, including an IC&E SD40-2 trailing second to last. Canon 350D. 28-80mm.
3 UP coal trains sit idling waiting for their crews. The one on the far right seems to be puffing pretty good, I wonder how much more white smoke will appear after he throttles up.
UP coal train parked on the South end of Dupo yard near Bixby.
Two UP locomotives back a manifest into the south end of the yard at Bixby while UP MPIPB 15 (NS locos) sits in the background.
A southbound manifest slips out of Dupo yard in the late evening, around 11:30pm. Taken with wide angle lens, 16 sec. exposure.
This Unit Had A Fire In The Hole, Look At The A On The Side Of The Unit
U SEMBIR stops at the south end of Dupo Yard.
A nice unpatched SP DPU on the end of a northbound empty coal drag heading into Dupo Yard.
Loaded UP coal train pulls out of the yard and heads South.
A CEFX SD40 rebuild leads a set of light locomotives pulling out of the yard to reverse to their waiting train, then they will head south. Train was 2ZSEME 11.