With the weather finally warming up, and the snow melting, MASNP drifts downgrade after passing through downtown Kirkwood. Canon 350D.
This is the first time I've caught BNSF switching Valley Park, the only customer only get's service once every couple of months. At the end of a cold day the switchman walks to make the joint with... (more)
This is the first time I've caught BNSF switching Valley Park, the only customer only get's service once every couple of months. Here in frigid temps, the conductor shoves back to the main with tw... (more)
It looks like the infamous 253 is back on MRS property. MRS seems to have this one-of-a-kind rebuild leased out to other railroads/industries year round. Canon 350D.
Nearing the end of the day, a break in the clouds shows golden sunlight on this coal drag as it slips through Kirkwood on its westward trip. Canon 350D.
MPIPB has finally made it into Dupo at 2:00 am, here in the dense fog, it sets out bad orders at the south end of Dupo Yard.
At around 11:30 pm this dead manifest sits at Valmeyer waiting for a new crew, as another train flies past it, taking the diverging approach through the crossover. Canon 350D.
While waiting for a signal into the 12th street yard, YDU50 slowly creeps down the bridge approach while being passed by an eastbound manifest.
After coming off the BNSF, this dump train comes down the old Oak Hill Line past "The Hill," a famous Italian neighborhood in St. Louis, on its trek south. Canon 350D.
A quiet night in Dupo tonight, there isn't much activity in the yard as this coal drag waits for a new crew not far from the yard tower. Canon 350D.
With night beginning to take the place of day, the crew of the YDU50 waits for a signal at the north end of Dupo yard at sunset, on a cold winter day. Canon 350D.
This in-bound Metra train navigates the double-slip switches and crossovers in the yard throat area of Ogilvie, just as it's CNW ancestors did 50 years earlier. Canon 350D.
With the St. Louis skyline crisp in the background, this UP manifest waits, with a jumble of power, for a signal through Valley Jct. Canon 350D.
An EMLX unit pokes it's head out at the old GWWR engine facilities, this yard was almost shut down, however, the agreement with TRRA was too costly and did not work out. . Canon 350D.
Two yard units, a GP38 and a GP60 rock back-and-forth as they make their way down the east auxilary track in Dupo Yard. Canon 350D.