BNSF 5787 West twists and turns like a great, metallic serpent as it follows the Mississippi River towards St. Louis.
A BNSF coal train rolls south along the Mississippi River near Ilasco, Missouri on glorious October afternoon.
Unit corn syrup train 48E passes the classic Wrigley's Spearmint Gum advertisement on the old Goddard Grocer Co. building along the riverfront in Hannibal, MO.
Like Mark Twain himself had done many times, the pilot of this BNSF train negotiates his way up the Mississippi River through a thick fog.
Southbound, on its way from Galesburg to St.Louis, passes a lone northbound Tug & Barge. in the aftermath of Katrina there was very little river traffic
There is some ice flowing on the Mississippi today.
The 5446 leads an eastbound grain train north along the Mississppi river passing a towboat pushing barges north thru Hannibal, Mo.
Just comming into veiw. The rock outcropping is Lovers Leap and it is quite a leap too! The Mississppi River is the backdrop, and the trees are in Illinois.
NS 9165 winds it's way through Hannibal, Mo
The crewmember on this westbound grabs his train orders after crossing the Missouri/Illinois state line.