IHOYC 28 is northbound on the Chester Sub with the Jefferson Barracks Bridge in the background.
A Pine Bluff bound train passes BB Road and some newly sprouted corn. In a few months, the corn will be up to the rails, making the shot a little more difficult, but sometimes more interesting.
Northbound coal empty waits for its signal to get into Dupo Yard
The engineer and conductor of this train chat while waiting to move north, part of a long line of trains waiting to be crewed and taken to Alton & Southern's Gateway Yard
Rear unit of a southbound coal train heads toward southern Missouri at sunset.
UP 9582 North waits for the green
Coal Empties northbound,2 units were on rear of this train.
On a humid summer afternoon this UP manifest sits at DD road waiting for a signal at ICG on the Chester Sub as severe thunderstorms rage in the backgound. This was the most active severe storm day... (more)
With the sun on the horizon casting a beautiful golden light, one last southbound slips into the night before I call it a day. Canon 350D.
With the sun below the horizon, IHOYC creeps northward towards Dupo past one of the few trees along this portion of the line. Canon 350D.
Well lookie' what I found sitting out under the stars tonight. Why its UP 1988 and 1982, with a TFM two-tone blue SD40-2 splicing them, thanks Pat for letting me know they were down here. Canon 35... (more)
The Mo-Pac and the Katy Heritage units leave the St. Louis area and head south through the beautiful Mississippi River bottoms of southern Illinois.
The moon light glistens off the side of 4505 as it and its train sit under a star filled sky, possibly the most stars I've ever recorded in a photo. Canon 350D.
Northbound coal empty
Just before midnight, the conductor on this NB manifest steps off to do a roll-by, with his train sitting against an awesome moon-lit sky. Canon 350D.