It's 53 miles to Kansas City, but the light pollution is evident, even from here on a clear night. In an hour or so, the Fs will highball to KC. You might even notice a streak from the Geminid m... (more)
KCS Christmas train
KCS Christmas train in reverse as the train is being turned to go back east.
Christmas Train arrives downtown Greenville. The line to the right is the Blacklands RR former Cotton Belt "Commerce Branch" line that ran from Fort Worth to Mount Pleasant, Texas. This line was w... (more)
CEO David L. Starling visits the west end of the KCS arriving Wylie yard. Power is running around the train and will head east with KCS 2 leading.
KCS's Holiday Express is running over UP trackage rights in Victoria, TX to wye its train prior to the evening's festivities. With 11 business cars up front, it looks more like an OCS than a holi... (more)
Definitely one of Illinois' lesser-known drawbridges.
The Southern Belle crosses the 1900 Chicago & Alton Missouri River Bridge on the KCS Mexico Sub. on its way to East St. Louis to check out the new work done along their route in the St. Louis area... (more)
The Southern Belle negotiates a S-Curve just west of Marshall on the KCS Mexico Sub. on its way to East St. Louis to check out the new work done along their route in the St. Louis area.
The Southern Belle crosses Missouri Highway 20 on the KCS Mexico Sub. on its way to East St. Louis to check out the new work done along their route in the St. Louis area.
KCS 1,3 and 2 are on display for Meridian Rail Fest.
Finishing Touches: The KCS Holiday train pauses for a few minutes to make the finishing touches before heading off to Pittsburg for display the following night. Santa had a very busy night with ... (more)