Southbound warbonnets and a green machine soar high above U.S. 67 in Crystal City, MO.
Charging North with what looks like a BNSF publicity train, a brand new swoosh rockets around the S-curve in Crystal City with a string of new hoppers. Canon 350D. 75-300mm.
After the work train is in the yard, the power is cut-off and the conductor guides the units into a spur where they will be stashed for the night. That GP15-1 trailing is a former FRISCO unit, bac... (more)
After the work train arrives on the main, the maneuvers begin so that both the local and work train can fit into this small one-sided, 4-track yard. Canon 350D. 75-300mm.
Local power for the Crystal City Local lately is this EMDX Geep 38, which still looks good in its blue-and-white while sitting on the yard lead to the BNSF's tiny Crystal City yard. Canon 350D. 75... (more)
DP of northbound empty Rush Island train clears Virginia Ave.
It's always cool to see a local with a caboose. Here after flying up the River Sub, BNSF 1508, with matching caboose, comes to a quick stop so the conductor can throw the Derail.
UP's LSH08 local, led by a former SP GP40P-2 passenger geep and a chronically smokey GE B23-7, slowly drags its 30 or-so loaded hoppers and other various cars off the BNSF River Sub and onto UP's ... (more)
The Crystal City Local sits tied down in the yard with a caboose while UP's LSH08 local, with a chronically smokey GE, comes off the BNSF River sub and onto the UP's seperated Crystal City Industr... (more)
The power and cars from the local sit in BNSF's small Crystal City yard along with two cabooses, BN 12304 is visible in the background.
In a scene that hasn't changed much in 30 years, the rear brakeman waits for another brakeman to cut-in the air to the caboose so he can signal the engineer to proceed down the lead. This is a 4-m... (more)
UP 08 Local pulls a load of scrap from Shapiro Bros. BNSF River Sub mainline above.
BNSF southbond train over US 61/67 bridge at Crystal City, MO