Still passenger trains here, but no E units!
The human aspect is one of the reasons I love railfanning Amtrak. Passenger trains harken back to a much simpler time when train travel was a part of everyday life for the masses--"the gold old d... (more)
Westbound Amtrak train #313("Ann Rutledge") gradually slowing for its stop at Kirkwood Station, about 1/2 mile west of this location, running about 25 minutes late on a beautiful crisp mid May aft... (more)
CCAJO9 23 passes the station at Kirkwood on a beautiful Saturday morning.
Eastbound thru Kirkwood on beautiful spring morning.
This trip through the St. Louis area went much slower than anticipated. Delays for Amtrak at Labadie and Wood River, a few slow orders, delay at KCS ESL terminal sub with one main taken by mainte... (more)
UP 6936 "Centennial" Special making its way east over the crest of the hill along Track #2 on the UP Jeff City Sub in Kirkwood on a beautiful mid April morning. When I heard on my scanner that the... (more)
While I was anxiously awaiting the arrival of the UP 6936 Centennial Special, this UP merchandise train led by CN 8020 blasted its way past on Track #2 in the soft early morning light. Canadian N... (more)
UP 5739 leading an empty coal drag at track speed past Kirkwood Station on a beautiful Leap Year Day as the day gradually draws to a close
Proudly she stands!!
Welcome to Kirkwood!!
Amtrak Ann Rutledge pausing at Kirkwood station in the very last light of a beautiful Ground Hog Day 2008 to take on passengers before proceeding westward toward Kansas City
Union Pacific DPU working hard in the late evening light to help push heavily loaded coal drag over the crest of the hill at Kirkwood on a beautiful Ground Hog Day 2008
Eastbound thru Kirkwood