Maybe because it's a Monday, but the turn brought only about 25 cars into Monett, then left with about 35 for the trip back to Springdale. The tight curve leaving the yard is a good warm-up for t... (more)
We chased the Arkansas & Missouri freight up from Springdale and found this track geometry train heading west on the former SLSF main. The only thing we saw on the line this day.
A&M Ace #72 leads three Alcos into Monett on the northbound Monett Turn.
A&M Ace #72 leads three Alcos on the northbound Monett Turn.
Now well underway on this hilly Ex-Frisco Line, grabbing notches coming out of a sag, A&M Train MNTN is making its way back south towards Springdale, AR. The crew of the Monett Turn relieved the ... (more)
A perfect set of 4 ALCO C420s bring A&M Train MNTN, the Monett Turn, into its namesake town as viewed from the US Highway 60 Overpass. I really wanted to shoot the train from this bridge, sin... (more)
Train is stopped while the conductor parks his truck and prepares for movement southward.
The Monett turn heads south, just weeks before the ACe's showed up to replace the Alcos.
Monett turn departing the BNSF yard for Springdale AR.
The Monett turn rolls north into Monett.
The Monett turn rolls into the yard at Monett with a six pack of C420's and a good size train.
A 5 pack of C420's bring a freight train out of Monett, MO. to Springdale, AR.