On a lesser traveled BN route (that I believe no longer exists), this freight is passing Wood River tower. I think the train is on NS (ex-IT/SL&A) rails at this point, and is moving toward Alton... (more)
Southbound train of grain hoppers led by a GE Tier 4-compliant locomotive approaches the control point called Wann, which is one of the few places which still sports color position light signals. ... (more)
After being delayed in St. Louis on account of hitting an automobile, the northbound Ann Rutledge is late as it approaches the Alton, IL station stop.
Heading north for access to their Pana Sub at Lenox Tower, a hot UP "Z" train rolls for Yard Center, IL.
The Heritage units do a reverse move to tie back on to the MASBN.
Manufacturers Railway's one and only TE47-4E sits outside Dome Rail Services in Wood River, Illinois. 253 was rebuilt by Morrison-Knudsen from MRS S-4 208 but the rebuild was so costly that it was... (more)
2037 notches up after finishing the mornings work at Wann Yard.
This classic has been working locally in its native territory for a few weeks now. Prior to this, sightings of Gateway Western bumblebee GP38-2's have been somewhat rare around the East St. Louis... (more)
Not exactly the power you expect to find on a long rack train. Actually this is Millennium Rail #1 waiting to interchange cars with the NS. This little ancient SW1 tends to be an elusive creature ... (more)
Westbound #303 (Ann Rutledge) zips past at road speed en route to St Louis, Kansas City and points in between.