Runner up's in the "You Route the Steam" Excursion Adventure enjoy the view out of the dome coach Challenger as a westbound auto train flys by on Main 1 with a Ferromex.
The Little Rock Express sits on display in St. Louis.
UP 844 leads the Little Rock Express Excursion into Kirkwood, where throngs of people greeted it with cheers! Behind the second tender is the MOPAC Heritage Unit, UP 1982.
The tunnel belches smoke as 3985 emerges, also belching smoke.
Eastbound manifest crosses the Meramec River at Sherman Beach County Park in west St. Louis county on a beautiful early autumn morning.
The steam special puts on quite the show as it blasts off from a quick stop at the Kirkwood Station, located just out of frame, behind the train.
A late March snow storm makes pulling a coal train to the top of Kirkwood Hill that much more challenging.
The steam special slowly steams around the bend approaching "Pace", where the dispatcher will hold him to meet a westbound Amtrak.
Amtrak 311, the Missouri River Runner, glides over the Meramec River in suburban St. Louis County.
The westbound Missouri River Eagle special sits on display in St. Louis. The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (Gateway Arch) can be seen in the background.
Westbound manifest crosses the Meramec River.
A U.P. ballast train rolls through mother nature's canvas of beautiful fall colors at the historic Missouri Pacific Depot in Kirkwood.
The Kirkwood station platform is crowded this afternoon as train 313 rolls in for another routine stop. The fall colors provide a fantastic backdrop this time of year.
The westbound Missouri River Eagle special passes over the tranquil Meramec River on its way to Jefferson City and Sedalia, Missouri.
This SP caboose is used in local service on the UP in St. Louis. Here, two men guide the local as it pushes a short string of cars through the Grand Ave. Interlocking.