One of the new KCSM heritage units sits at the KCS E. St. Louis engine facilities on a warm spring night. The St. Louis skyline is partially visible in the background. Canon 350D.
One of the new KCSM heritage units sits at the KCS E. St. Louis engine facilities on a warm spring night. Quite a contrast to the gray KCS switchers. Canon 350D
The local power takes the day off in the yard at Bluff, somebody turned the class lights on 3027 on and flipped it to the green lens. This unit is the regular on the local, but is a long way from ... (more)
After we got on our train, and put it back together, we just happened to roll past the CNW 8701 at Ives, which I had shot earlier in the day. Canon 350D.
While waiting for the LSH08 to get back on the old M&I main I snapped a shot of them shoving back on the siding at Riverside to clear the M&I switch. They still use the old MoPac road cab for a fe... (more)
After recieving a fresh crew, they notch out 8701 and head for Pine Bluff, AR. Even 12 years after CNW's demise, this old girl still looks good. Canon 350D.
Here the inbound crew on MASNLX swaps places with the outbound crew to Pine Bluff. The engine, of course is CNW 8701, one of only two remaining original CNW locomotives. Canon 350D.
Nearing the end of the day, light power from the QNPASX will head down to Dupo after getting a signal at Jerome Ln. Canon 350D.
There's just something about the trees at Wickes that makes the location scenic. Here we wait at Wickes siding for the LSH08 to finish making its setout at Riverside. Canon 350D.
On a nice Feburary afternoon we have cleared up in Ivory yard for a northbound autoparts train. Canon 350D.
A rebuilt GP40, which I brought in on the LSE57, looks on as two RC equipped GP38-2's slumber in the yard waiting for the morning shift. Canon 350D.
On a chilly Feburary evening, units from the various locals and yard jobs at Lesperance Street congergate behind the yard tower, with the St. Louis skyline providing the backdrop. Canon 350D.
Backing up at a blistering 5 mph to get the rest of our train we left on the siding at Riverside. The Mississippi River can be seen in this shot. Canon 350D.
MASNP blasts through Pacific, MO on its way west to North Platte, if things are fluid, this train should make it to Jefferson City in a matter of hours. Canon 350D.
Waiting for a crew to take it west, this train waits outside of Ameren UE's Labadie Power Plant, which supplies nearly 70% of Missouri's power and is the single largest consumer of coal on the UP ... (more)