The eastbound Amtrak Texas Eagle pulls into the St. Louis terminal.
There's not much here to give away the date! While photographed in 2014, it could almost have been 1939 as well. Built by EMC in March 1939, this FT A-unit was originally demonstrator 103 before... (more)
Give it up for this poor UP crew. Temperatures around St. Louis were in the 90s and the crew didn't have the most comfortable of units to ride in. These BC Rail units aren't equipped with AC and t... (more)
Three steam locomotives simmer on a hot, humid late spring afternoon at St. Louis, Missouri, on June 13, 1990, in a gathering to celebrate Trains Magazine’s 50th anniversary. Union Pacific 4-8-4... (more)
In a gathering for Trains Magazine’s 50th anniversary, three steam locomotives simmer at the former Frisco Chouteau Yard at St. Louis, Missouri, on June 13, 1990. This view highlights an unusual... (more)
On the trip back home to Omaha after being rebuilt in Paducah, Kentucky, Union Pacific’s A-B-A set of E9s rests for the evening at St. Louis, Missouri, on April 26, 1993.
Four steam locomotives gather at St. Louis, Missouri, on June 14, 1990. Cotton Belt No. 819, Norfolk and Western No. 1218, Union Pacific No. 844 and Frisco No. 1522 simmer the night away under the... (more)
Amtrak 303, a Chicago to St. Louis train, rolls around the corner, and is headed south on the elevated TRRA trackage at the St. Louis Riverfront. The ancient backdrop is the Union Power and Light ... (more)
A Sikeston coal train rolls towards the River Subdivison, with bits and pieces of the St. Louis skyline behind.
A UP switch move out of Lesperence Street yard heads south past the Manufactures Railway shops while one of their switchers looks on.
Holding at Tuxedo Park for 3 eastbounds.
Getting ready to light a flare to get the 2144 accross Brentwood Blvd.
Northbound Amtrak Texas Eagle(Train #22) fat and happy with revenue as she blasts her way past Wicks Road on a beautiful serene mid August morning. Ridership on Amtrak has literally exploded in t... (more)
This is my own answer to gas prices upwards of $4.00 a gallon---a most pleasant way to travel!!! "Go Amtrak and 'leave the driving to us!!!'"