Another 3-unit solid SD60 lash-up is on the point of this UP manifest waiting for a signal to head north on the TRRA. The MLK bridge can be seen in the background. Canon 350D. 28-80mm.
Before her hopeful temporary retirement in 2002, the SLSTA ran a many excursions out of St. Louis, this one to Hannibal, MO. Note the Gateway Arch in the background.
Transfer coming thru the South Tunnel. The Gateway Arch is 40 this year, about the same age as the SW 1500.
Late in the afternoon, a warbonnet leads two rent-a-wreck tunnel motors across Laclede's Landing, past the old Union Light power plant, and the President Casino.
BNSF 9730 pops out from under the Eads Bridge complex preparing to go under the Gate Arch.
At the end of the day, this BNSF coal train is coming off the elevated stretch of track that carries it across Laclede's Landing, and also under the arch.
1980's GE technology vs. 1950's EMD technology, but they seem to be coexisting on the BNSF freight as it straddles Laclede's Landing, in front of the Predident Casino on the Admiral.
Westbound along the Mississippi Riverfront TRRA elevated line
P KCMMEM1 29 detouring through St. Louis due to congestion on the Thayer Sub
P KCMMEM1 29 coming through St. Louis, MO
Passing thru the tunnels at the Gateway Arch