Having just left Dupo, the Little Rock Express traverses the beautiful Illinois farmland (and this wonderfully flat, ready for planting field!) on its way to Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
Katy Flyer. In this pacing shot from parallel Main Street, UP's MKT heritage unit leads intermodal train KOAMN into the yard at Dupo. Although it looks like a high speed pace, Miss Katy was... (more)
The MKT heritage unit eases intermodal train KOAMN into the yard at Dupo to set out many of its cars and the second SD70M. The Katy looks good under the Mopac cantilever signal.
Railroad Street. Almost every town has one. This unassuming street sign leading to a small gravel road doesn't look like much, and perhaps it isn't much, but it shows off the importance tha... (more)
UP MNLAS 20 comes north this morning past the growing cornfields of Illinois. It is loaded with colorful power, including leader NS 9836, UP 3273, CN 2403, CN 5436, UP 7884, UP 7876, UP 3300, UP 9... (more)
The crew of this yard job has just a short time left to work in the cold this evening, getting finished right at sunset. They are putting the engine away down the old hump track at Dupo Yard.
One of the new UP SD rebuilds called an SD59MX is leading northbound empty steel train USHES at North Dupo .
Once common, a former C&NW Duece with a southbound at North Dupo .
The cacti may give this a southwestern appeal, but really, it was just another late summer day in St. Louis. I guess someone decided the ROW needed to be decorated with a spread of cactus.
Former MoPac B Boat resting between switching duties at The UP Dupo Yard
In this case, the answer to the age old question of how many people it takes to change a lightbulb is three.
Illuminated by an approaching southbound, this trackage rights train waits for a signal at North Dupo
Three TRRA switchers bring a train into Dupo which will become UP's MTRLI later in the day
Coal empty waits for a crew to head west to Wyoming
UP's Chicago and Northwestern heritage unit pulls the SBUDU special its last mile into the Dupo, IL, yards late in the day.