It's afternoon rush hour on an early summer day in 1979 and CNW prepares for its daily routine of heading thousands of Chicago area commuters home safely in three directions heading north, northwe... (more)
In a special move for Allis Chamlers, MP 1576 pulls a solid train of combines westbound towards Kansas City, seen here at Independence, MO. The Allis Chamler plant is seen above the train behind ... (more)
MP 3131 leads the KM train at Lees Summit, MO, on Aug 20, 1980.
MP 3311 leads the Ford Fast Train, one of the hottest rains on the MP, at NA Jct near Avondale, CO, on June 23, 1980.
MP 3254 sits on the main at Eads, CO, on May 20, 1980. At the time, I was working for the MP, and was in Eads for work. On May 18, 2 days prior, Mount St Helens errupted, and on May 19, I found ... (more)
With a low throated chug, two relatively new AC4400CW units ease their coal train into Plain, CO for a meet with westbound empties. The days of SP as an independent carrier and of the former D&RGW... (more)
MP 3220 charges west at Eads, CO, with Train CSP, on May 13, 1980.
MP 2974 at Courtney, MO, Oct 28, 1979
MP 2295 leads a merchandise train south at St Louis, MO, passing the Manufactures Railway engine house. Sep 30, 1979
MP 2610, GP35, leads a train through Fountain, IL, on Sep 29 1979.
MP 3017 leads train HD at S Dupo, IL, Jun 30, 1979.
MP 2297 leads an eastbound train past the Kirkwood, MO depot, Jun 9, 1979
MP 3320 leads eastbound train #70 east of Pueblo, CO at 1215pm Jan 31, 1976.
MoPac 6066 leads a train at Oasage City, MO with the KSC train, 10am, Nov 11, 1981.
Founded in 1903 as a way to give the powerhouse Southern Pacific railroad competition into northern California, the Western Pacific was built to connect the Rio Grande railroad in Utah with the Sa... (more)