The must have trestle shot at Fountain. A big thank you for whoever cut down the trees piled in the foreground, it really opened up this shot.
3985 heads south on the Chester Subdivision near Columbia, IL. If you look close, you will see the Saint Louis skyline in the distance on the right side of the horizon.
UP 3985 charges the Missouri River Eagle through Hermann, MO. Less than 10 minutes before the train arrived, this view was socked in with pea-soup fog, hugging the Missouri River. With moments t... (more)
3985 is making its scheduled maintenance stop in Lodgepole, getting much TLC from the very dedicated UP steam crew while a hotshot intermodal heads west.
The Missouri River Eagle makes the turn in Southern Illinois. After being serviced it will return to St. Louis, Missouri.
The Missouri River Eagle returns home to Cheyenne after a two week trip out to St. Louis. Unfortunately, the UP 3985 was running on the heels of a westbound manifest which kept its speed d... (more)
3985 is giving the interstate a run for its money....
One of the finest spots on the line headed east from Cheyenne.
UP 3985 simmers through the night in Sedalia, MO as several photographers have a good time making night exposures.
UP 3985 crosses the Gasconade River on its way west. I arrived at this location only 45 seconds before the train after a hectic drive from my last shot near Eureka on the Meremac River.
The Missouri River Eagle heritage tour is on its way back west from St. Louis as it approaches Pacific, MO, on the former Missouri Pacific. The Challenger will make a brief PR stop in town before ... (more)
With the St. Louis skyline rising above the train, the Challenger leads the Missouri River Eagle back into town after a fast run up the former Cotton Belt.
UP 3985 crosses over the South Platte River, heading south for Denver on a Colorado morning.
Ringling Bros Blue Unit is easing to a stop after running down the Greeley Subdivision.