Rust has been on the rail for years, and the tracks are over-grown with weeds: this is what happens when a railroad neglects a once busy mainline, and a scene like this SD70M that would have been ... (more)
UP 6787 and CNAOV9 19 picks up speed after cresting Kirkwood Hill.
Struggling UP coal drag CNAOV9 19 is just cresting Kirkwood Hill at 10 mph.
In a scene that should be from a shortline, UP 4409 and a tie train have pulled onto the weed-grown remenant of the Carondelet Cutoff at Kirkwood, now known as the Kirkwood Industrial Lead. Train ... (more)
Pusher of an Eastbound coal train passes by the signal. Its good to see these old SP's once in awhile.
Amtrak train #303 loads passengers at Kirkwood Station.
Amtrak train #303 pulls into the station while passengers and railfans look on.
UP pusher of an Eastbound coal train with multi-colored hoppers.
Amtrak train #303 loads passengers while a Eastbound coal train motors by.
The local passes in front of Kirkwood Depot
Inching ever closer to darkness, UP coal drag CKUWE 11 tries to beat it by racing into the sunset.
Passengers wait to board Amtrak 303 at Kirkwood.
A shiny 3795 with UP's executive coaches in tow screams around a corner out of Kirkwood westbound. See N691LF's shot of this same train as it crossed the MacArthur Bridge: http://www.railpictures... (more)
Three units lead an empty coal drag westbound out of Kirkwood, here about to cross Geyer road.
A single SD60 leads a work train of welded rail west through Kirkwood Junction. That the line is in need of work is evidenced by the wavy track in the foreground.