While looking from just the right angle, one could argue that TRRA sponsors a bit of rooftop running in downtown St. Louis
In train on NLAS was this wrecked GP40, which was destined to nearby Alton, IL to be scrapped at Azcon. At the location of this picture, 863 had about 20 miles left to roll in its life, if you don... (more)
The Jeff City local made an unscheduled stop at the Kirkwood depot after a confused driver stopped on the tracks when the crossing lights started flashing. Thankfully the train was not going fast ... (more)
A fitting visitor for this election day, the UP 4141 cuts through a thick fog surrounding the area while AFXAS 06 waits at the TRRA signal for its light to get into UP's Cotton Belt Yard.
In this case, the answer to the age old question of how many people it takes to change a lightbulb is three.
A large line of engines is stopped on #1 main track at Flinton, IL awaiting traffic ahead to move. These engines were headed to Sterling, IL. Behind it is a stopped Joppa coal empty. Power on EMOS... (more)
UP 3985 waits in the early morning darkness of 10/9/2010 to head west in about eight hours
On a foggy morning in the Mississippi River valley, the silhouette of a southbound Cora Dock coal train breaks the whiteness at Valmeyer.
Two of TRRA's recently painted red units sit on the East Saint Louis riverfront for a company photo shoot, which I happened to come by. The shot was taken from an observation tower three stories a... (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.
CCAIM9 18 was in the process of pulling off Cotton Belt 4 track when it stopped and a carman pulled up to attend to something on the train. This pause afforded enough time for this Farmers Insuran... (more)
QNLCH 21 passes by the long derelict Cotton Belt freight house, now used mainly as a canvas for subhuman waste products to grace the world with their "art."
Two classic gems and a diamond
NKP 765 rests on a hot and humid night after its trip from Decatur to Saint Louis.
Fall is in full swing in the hills around Pacific, MO, as this coal empty heads west on track 1 of UP's Jeff City Sub. Along side is old U.S. 66.