Second-generation B-Bs from EMD and GE team-up to take a freight south to Mobile.
MATA 453 is a replica Birney operating on the Main Street route. The car is crossing Union Ave after a quick stop at the Union station. This car was built by Gomaco Trolley Company of Ida Grove,... (more)
Best laid plans... I assumed incorrectly that this train was headed out UP's Kansas Pacific main, so I positioned myself to catch the two WP GP40-2s - recently demoted from the Feather River main... (more)
In Amtrak's early days, the Floridian was generally short enough to be handled by a single E, like this B&O hand-me-down getting its windshield cleaned. The train would grow for a couple years, t... (more)
Amtrak's Texas Eagle nears the St. Louis Station as a Herzog ballast train heads west.
Metra commuter train 509 has just arrived in Joliet, Illinois, on November 12, 2018. Joliet is the end of the line, and soon this train will depart back to Chicago's La Salle Street station as tr... (more)
Amtrak train 390, the Saluki, arrives at Chicago's Union Station on November 8, 2018. This train is backing into the station after completing its run from Carbondale, in the southern part ... (more)
On November 8, 2018, Metra F40PH-2 180 backs its train into Chicago's Union Station in order to load it for the evening rush hour. This train will be heading to Aurora, Illinois. Meanwhile, an A... (more)
A Kansas City Terminal train passes Kansas City, Missouri's Union Station on August 13, 2018. WAMX GP39-2 3931 leads the train, and its heritage is ex-Union Pacific 1237; ex-UP 2737; ex-UP 358; e... (more)
Union Station, in Kansas City, Missouri, was built in 1914, replacing the original depot that was built in 1878. The structure was constructed in the Beaux-Arts style, and consisted of a Grand Ha... (more)
Amtrak train 3, the westbound Southwest Chief, arrives in Kansas City, Missouri, at about 10:00 pm (22:00) and spends 45 minutes in town while the train is serviced. On August 9, 2018, the... (more)
Amtrak train 3, the westbound Southwest Chief, arrives in Kansas City, Missouri, on August 8, 2018. This train, heading from Chicago IL to Los Angeles CA behind P42DCs 162 and 71, is arriv... (more)
On August 8, 2018, BNSF Railway train Q-CHIPEA6-07 passes through downtown Kansas City, Missouri, as it makes its way from Chicago IL to Pearland TX. This BNSF train, powered by Dash 9-44CW 5348 ... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific grain train passes Kansas City, Missouri's Union Station on August 8, 2018. Power for this train is UP AC4400CW 5720, UP ES44AC 7937, UP SD70M 3851 and UP SD70ACe 8865.
Big steam in the shadow of the Wasatch. Union Pacific's mighty Northern #844 steams in the yard at Ogden's Union Station on the eve of the sesquicentennial of the Transcontinental Railroad,... (more)