ALS 1501 and 1522, two veteran SW1500's, work around Gateway Yard in East St. Louis on a beautiful sunny day.
A&S SW1500's 1501 and 1511, A&S GP38-2 2000 and UP GP60 1964 depart Gateway Yard with a transfer for St. Louis.
Alton and Southern SW1500 number 1501 heads a transfer back to Alton and Southern's Gateway Yard, in tow is TASD Former MP15DC and is being turned into a RP14BD Genset, I think, In Saint Louis.
Transfer to the UP 12th Street Yard in St. Louis
Eastbound transfer crosses over the UP Springfield Sub on the High Line
Working the rails is a tough job, more so in the winter.
It is about 13 degress out, with a much worse wind chill factor and these guys are doing their job.
Four SW 1500s run North with a trasfer
A&S employee special with an eclectic mix of pax cars; double-ended: GP38 2001 on north end... GP38 2000 and SW1500 1501 on the south end.
Alton & Southern switch job...barely visible through the fog in the distance is "A&S Crossing" of the NS (SOU) main thru Coapman Yard