One of many coal trains that go through Kirkwood was shot from the Clay Avenue overpass just west of Kirkwood's historic MoPac depot.
One of the most significant advancements in urban living came with the swift transport of milk and other perishible items by rail. Very few milk cars have survived, but this stunning example has ... (more)
As Union Pacific's Excursion with UP 844 and UP 1982 turn into the curve at Geyer road just west of Kirkwood, the SJCSL-02 breaks all silence preparing for it's Whistle stop in Kirkwood, Missouri.
UP 844 leads the Little Rock Express Excursion into Kirkwood, where throngs of people greeted it with cheers! Behind the second tender is the MOPAC Heritage Unit, UP 1982.
The steam special puts on quite the show as it blasts off from a quick stop at the Kirkwood Station, located just out of frame, behind the train.
A late March snow storm makes pulling a coal train to the top of Kirkwood Hill that much more challenging.
The trees are blooming as a family watches a UP empty coal train start its descent down Kirkwood Hill in early April.
A westbound BNSF manifest train on the Cuba Sub crosses Interstate 270. A major increase in traffic due to detours has made this a very interesting line over the past month.
Not one, but two CNW engines trail a UP AC4400CW on this coal train as they pass by the Kirkwood depot and a work crew replacing ties and a rail. With only one main track open for train tra... (more)
I miss the days of the Southern Pacific assortment of battered six axles topping Kirkwood Hill with all their might, sometimes at just a few miles per hour. This particular train had no trouble ma... (more)
Spring is just starting to bloom as ILADU 17 tops the hill at Kirkwood, nearly completing its journey from Los Angeles to Dupo, IL.
Westbound UP manifest at Kirkwood Missouri behind a trio of EMD's from three different Class One Railroads.
Amtrak #313 is slowing for a stop at the Historic Missouri Pacific station on the way west to Kansas City.Unusual to see a 800 series engine working in the St. Louis area.
Amtrak train #313 is calling on the former Missouri Pacific Depot at Kirkwood on the way to Kansas City.
Union Pacific's Jeff City Sub is a pretty heavy coal corridor with loads east and empties west.Here an empty is seen at Kirkwood Missouri amidst fall colors and the former MoPac Depot.