A southbound UP rolls by the Mississippi River bottom bluffs at Valmeyer, IL.
A trio of Canadians pull UP train OCHSJ to St. James, LA on a warm winter day in Illinois.
Southbound coal over Moredock Lake with a former CNW tailing along.
DPU passes some trees which were probably part of someone's yard prior to 1993. Valmeyer was largely destroyed in the Summer of 1993 by Mississippi River flooding. Some folks remain, but a new tow... (more)
A coal load headed for Chiles, KY rounds the first curve on the Chester Sub in almost 20 miles.
A nice set of foreign power, including a CSX C40-8 and a CN Dash 9, lead the North Little Rock to Alton and Southern manifest up the UP's Chester Subdivision. The Mississippi River bluffs in and a... (more)
The Little Rock Express wastes no time racing though the southern Illinois farmland.
With the Mississippi River bluffs as its backdrop, a UP coal drag powers up after letting a northbound empty cross over in front of it. Unpatched SP 199 is trailing on this train.
Due to flooding on the CN in Memphis, UP agreed to let them detour a few trains up the Chester Subdivision to Saint Louis... IC 1025 and a Draper Taper lead a "FIMNES" (Foreign Train - Intermodal ... (more)
The Challenger sprints down the former Cotton Belt during a round trip between St. Louis and Gorham, IL, with the Missouri River Eagle heritage tour (which on this day is running along the Mississ... (more)
Union Pacific #3985 "Challenger" leading the northbound "Missouri River Eagle" on its return trip to St. Louis from Gorham, IL on a beautiful early autumn afternoon. The fall colors are just begi... (more)
An unattended tree swing gently drifts in the warm breeze while a lone GEVO leads a Northbound K train through the crop and dirt fields of Illinois.
UP 2010, the Boy Scouts of America engine, is on its second run as it leads MNLAS 04 northbound to Valley Junction. Enjoy a close up, detailed view of the locomotive in this shot.
BSA is on the loose! The UP 2010, the Boy Scouts of America unit, is on its second run as it leads a northbound manifest on the Chester Sub south of Valmeyer in good light. The engine was u... (more)