A Herzog ballast train crosses the Cuivre River at Old Monroe Missouri.
A scrap metal hauler passing the lumber mill at Old Monroe, Missouri.
It's a few minutes before dawn at Paradise, Montana where a pair of Montana Rail Link GP9s sit waiting for the local crew to start their day. It was a few years ago, but I can still remember how ... (more)
A massive UP manifest makes its way north to St. Louis at Lake Mordock on the Chester Sub. The train is moving slowly as it crosses from Main 1 to Main 2 at Val.
I'll post this photo, not because it's the best photo ever, but because it tells a story. This is the BNSF Transcon just outside of the BNSF Logistics Park yard. Main 1 and Main 2 are on the lef... (more)
BNSF 7428 is glowing in the morning sun crossing Peruque Creek.
A pair of 60-year-old locomotives still active at Alton Steel in Alton, Illinois.
GTW 4614 is a GP9R built in 1957. Gulf Coast Rail Services 1236 is an ex-Terminal Railroad of Saint Louis SW1200... (more)
A lengthy grain train skirts along the Missouri River near West Alton, Missouri.
A southbound UP manifest passing in front of the Mississippi River bluffs on the UP Chester Sub near Fult, Illinois. I'm sure I appreciated an unpatched Southern Pacific locomotive back then, but... (more)
Saint Louis Car Company 2024 (a 70 year old SW8) at Niedringhaus in Granite City, Illinois.
A Terminal Railroad GP40M-3 and slug are seen sorting cars at the south end of the TRRA yard at Madison, Illinois.
Port Harbor 2758 sits waiting for work. This is an ex UP/CNW locomotive.
A Port Harbor MP15DC sits with a short string of cars at the port in Granite City
An empty Herzog ballast train passes a dead coal train with a BNSF 25th Anniversary locomotive leader in the West Alton siding.
A rare stack train on the Hannibal Sub near O'Fallon, Missouri.