Two visitors from the east pull 62 loads of autos out of the Kansas River valley and through the east end of Pauline siding.
An excavator is hard at work tearing out ties as a section gang slowly dismantles the house track, while a late running eastbound Southwest Chief passes under one of the two remaining Santa Fe sty... (more)
The moon is already high overhead as this westbound stack train makes its way along the original stretch of Santa Fe mainline. Reading was devastated by an EF3 tornado on May 21, 2011 but in typic... (more)
A late Amtrak 4 scurries through the rural community of Scranton on the original stretch of Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe mainline from Topeka to Emporia, built between 1868 and 1870. Present day... (more)
A pair of Amtrak heritage units leads a 3 hour late #4 into its station stop in the state capital of Kansas. Photo taken by a railroad employee wearing the prescribed PPE.
A train of newly reactivated spine cars rolls by the detector at MP104.8 at the former township known as Lang just a few miles east of Emporia.
An empty grain train for Coolidge, KS with three Dash 9s in three different paint schemes heads south (timetable west) through Pauline, just south of Topeka, on a beautiful late winter morning in ... (more)
A warbonnet leads this Kansas City, KS to Galveston, TX manifest off of the Topeka Subdivision at NR Junction, located on the east side of Emporia.
A BNSF searchlight signal stands guard at Morris, KS as the sun rose and the fog lifted on Oct. 18, 1999.
A rail grinder rounds a curve while misting hot particles of steel into the air. Photo is taken from the caboose / fire control car. Note the two tank cars that supply the caboose with 40,000 gal... (more)