At the end of the trip, the train pulls into the yard at Yankeetown, and the units will be shut down. The train will be switched out tomorrow. Canon 350D.
The maiden run for Squaw Creek comes out of the hogback just north of Boonville with its short manifest for Yankeetown. Canon 350D.
Squaw Creek 21 sits in the engine house under repair. It is still painted and lettered for Yankeetown Dock Corp., it won't be long before it too is painted like the others. Canon 350D.
On the way back to Yankeetown, Terry throttles up #11 and #20 after a brief stop while paralleling Eskew Road, just north of Highway 61. Canon 350D.
Nearing the end of the line at Yankeetown, the Squaw Creek manifest rounds the curve and heads under IN highway 66. This is the first run for the new RR. Canon 350D.
Illinois Terminal revisited: on their maiden run, the two freshly painted Squaw Creek units prepare to couple to their short train at Squaw Creek. This is the first run for the new RR. Canon 350D.
At the end of the day, this manifest from the CSX at Roselake, rolls through Kirkwood in the last golden light. Canon 350D.
3300 and the MASPR rolls across the canal heading north to Pekin, IL where a Chicago crew will take over. Canon 350D.
The engineer on MASPR cranks it up to notch 8 as they climb the hill outside Alton, up to Godfrey, IL. 3300 still looks as good as ever. Canon 350D.
A bunch of former KCS GP40s sit as MEI awaiting some maintenance, the Arch can be seen in the background. Canon 350D.
One of the vanishing cream and green MAC's leads this empty Rush Tower coal train up the hill out of the Meramec River Valley.. Canon 350D.
Y636 leans precariously as it sits on a somewhat ill maintained peice of track while waiting to shove back into the lumber yard. Canon 350D.
This BIT rides the point as the local pulls though downtown, pulling cars from one of the two lumber companies on this end of the line. Canon 350D.
Here, UP 3300 the United Way SD40 leads the MASPR across a lake on the A&S just past Double Track Jct. The train is on it's way back up to Proviso in Chicago. Canon 350D.
Looking like a rainbow, the YDU50 runs the transfer to 12th street yard from Dupo. Here it heads over E. St. Louis on the east approach to the MacArthur Bridge. Canon 350D.