Late in the afternoon the Monett turn shoves down the lead to the large Georges complex at Butterfield in picturesque Southwest Missouri. They will be dropping about half their train here and will... (more)
A re-crewed Fort Smith Turn breaks the silence in the crisp morning air as it thunders upgrade at Greenland heavy with sand cars, coming out of the Boston Mountains. The sound of 7 12-251's in run... (more)
With a crispness in the air just before sunrise, C424 number 34 stands at the ready next to the A&M's new shops. 34 is RC equipped and is the normal unit on the remote job. Canon 350D.
In a strange move, with no interchange traffic to bring north, the turn runs up to Monett light power, and is seen here coming through the S-curves at Garfield. Canon 350D.
After hog lawing at Winslow and meeting the passenger train and remote job in Fayetteville, 14,000 Horsepower of ALCO 251s growls upgrade at Johnson with the Fort Smith Turn. Canon 350D.
On a late summer evening, I get down from the Katy heritage unit to do a roll by for a passing Southbound manifest while in the hole at Gard. Photo taken by D. Sanderbeck with my camera. Canon 350... (more)
Two sets of EVWR power rests overnight at the facilities/offices in Mt. Vernon, IN which is located right in the middle of a nice quiet neighborhood. Canon 350D.
Historic UP meets modern UP as a St. Louis bound freight is overtaken by the 3985 at track speed just a few mile away from its destination in downtown St. Louis. Canon 350D.
An A-B-A set of F9PH's screams through Madison, MO as they head east toward Decatur, IL with an officers special. Canon 350D.
Smoke from St. Louis' spectacular fireworks creates an eerie effect with the yard lights on 4th of July, the on duty crews at Lesperance had a good view of the show. Happy Birthday America! Canon ... (more)
A westbound stack train rolls past Kirkwood station on a beautiful 4th of July. Happy Birthday America! Canon 350D.
A full moon rises in the early evening hours, and clear block greets us at Chaffee, as we highball East toward St. Louis. Canon 350D.
As the sun sets on another day, a SB Manifest scurries through fountain. Canon 350D.
From the same era in American history, but this 40's Plymouth isn't in nearly as good shape as 765, as she flies over the Missouri River bridge above. Canon 350D.
Ridgley tower is an untoutched peice of railroading, and is the last "armstrong" tower on the UP with operating rods. Canon 350D.