With a very colorful sunset behind, KCS 2, 3, and 1 rest in Godfrey, IL while the KCS holiday train puts on a show for the local community.
The 2018 KCS Holiday Express sits in Godfrey for a event. The KCS merges into the UP for the run into St. Louis down by the signal bridge.
It took about an hour for the KCS Holiday Train to back the last 10.3 miles into Godfrey, IL. The F9 locomotives ran around the train at Sherman siding, with shoving platform #204 leading into Go... (more)
eastbound GWWR train KCSL Godfrey, IL
Train 301 passes under the old signal cantilever at Pearl Street in Godfrey while a UP signal crew performs maintenance.
The Texas Eagle north through Godfrey after an overnight snowfall that would melt just hours after arrival.
At milepost 29 approaching Montclair Avenue is KCS manifest MKCVN running in the daylight thanks to a heavy snowfall slowing their progress overnight. KCS 3235 is assisted by KCS 690, TFM 1337, a... (more)
A unit train of empty bulkhead flats, presumably headed for storage in East St. Louis, with TFM SDP40 1320.
An all KCS grey consist leads a rare daylight 'junk' train east.
A pair of TFM's lead a short mixed freight to the red board at Godfrey. The leader being an SDP-40. The brakewheel notched short hood seems a bit of an oddity.
A KCS mix train enters the joint trackage with UP for the remainder of its trip to East St. Louis.
A Lincoln Service train south at restricted speed. Only 2 hours late...not bad considering the rough winter weather throughout its route.
303 rarely meets trains at Godfrey in the early afternoon and has nothing but clear signals today.
With the line blocked ahead the crew will tie it down on the main, where it would sit for about 36 hours.
The Texas Eagle is several hours late after waiting for debris to be cleared from the line after the ice fell.