Tthis coal train had alot problems climbing the .40% grade out of the Mississippi River Valley between Gladstone and Kirkwood. Eventually the train stalled here at Kirkwood and the crew is now out... (more)
Down to 7mph due to power problems, this coal train is having problems climbing the 12 mile grade of .40% out of the Mississippi River Valley between Gladstone, IL to Kirkwood, IL. In 4 miles this... (more)
This coal load is down to 1 unit as they approach Monmouth. A traction motor fire on the 9518 caused this train to stall at Kirkwood, IL (the water tower in the distance). Finally going again and ... (more)
A pair of Big MACs sit at Brighton Park while their crews ran down to the nearby Burger King to get a Whopper.