A C44-9W heads into the evening sun at Machens, Missouri. This baretable train is a rarity on the Hannibal sub. The smoke in the background is the Portage de Sioux power plant.
This short manifest is headed south on the Chester Sub at Valmeyer, Illinois.
Hanging on a cliff above the Fraser River, a CPR coal train makes its way east toward Lytton.
A fast UP south bounder passes three trains in the siding at Lorenzo, Illinois. This is just outside of the BNSF Logistics Park Chicago yard. Included in the trains in the siding is the NS Norfo... (more)
A lite engine move coming off the Lake Moredock causeway headed south on the UP Chester Sub.
A southbounder on the UP Chester Sub south of Valmeyer, Illinois.
This southbound high priority stack train on the UP Chester sub has just passed through Valmeyer, Illinois.
Standing on a old farm road bridge over the tracks near Wyaconda, Missouri provided a great location to watch trains on the Transcon. This Dash 9 crept up and stopped due to congestion caused by ... (more)
Despite being double track, the Transcon was bogged down with maintenance activity. Low priority trains like this one were stacked up waiting, while higher priority trains ran around them here at... (more)
A track inspection train passes west bound through Wyaconda.
A high priority westbound train moving quickly at Medill on a clear and cold day.
An AC6000CW, one of only a handful of 6000 horsepower locomotives on UP's roster. This one is on the UP Chester sub south of St. Louis.
An eastbounder approaches Ashcroft after passing through Black Canyon.
Two trains pass each other at the Medill siding on the Marceline sub in northern Missouri.
The BNSF H-GALMEM (Galesburg to Memphis) has CSX power today as it rolls along the Mississippi river bluffs.